Roll Top Desk Locks
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Roll Top Desk locks with smooth locking mechanisms are reproductions of an original 19th century style. Traditionally they were used on desks with a tambour top made up of wooden slats in a frame. Lock is mortised into base of tambour frame facing downward. Square strike with spring loaded trap door is mortised flat in desk surface. Top rolls down in a track to close. When top closes, lock mechanism drops down into strike. Lock is opened and closed with key. Escutcheon mounts to exterior of frame, outlining keyhole.
• Sold each
• Material: Steel Lock with Brass Selvedge
• Includes: Brass Strike, Brass Keyhole Cover, 2 Brass-plated Steel Keys & mounting screws
• Backset (most crucial measurement when replacing missing locks) is the distance between selvedge edge of lock - center of pin in the keyhole. It assures that existing keyhole, cut in wood, lines up correctly with lock keyhole