Vintage CORBIN LOCK – Corbin Lock Company


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For sale is a small vintage CORBIN LOCK from the Corbin Lock Company, New Britain, Connecticut. This pad lock is in fair condition but it’s missing a key. Measures 3 inches overall Height, 1 3/4 inches Wide , and 3/4 inches thick.

In March 1844, Philip Corbin began to work for the Matteson, Russell & Erwin Company where he acquired the necessary factory skills to advance in the hardware industry. In the fall of the same year, Corbin apprenticed for Henry Andrews Company where he learned the art of lock making. In 1870, the Corbin Company started focusing on decorative hardware. Many prominent buildings from Boston to Philadelphia, including the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford are outfitted with Corbin decorative hardware. Philip Corbin died after a long illness on November 3, 1910 at the age of 86. At the time of his death, Corbin’s companies employed over 1,800 people and were major manufacturing centers in New Britain, even starting an automobile manufacturing company.



Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in