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Item # 4393

Brass Box Lock, 15/16 to pin

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Half Mortise Box Locks

Product Info
  • Sold each
  • Material: Brass, steel box
  • Finish: Sanded
  • Supplied with: Strike and two malleable-iron, nickel plated keys
  • Keyhole-covers not-included as furniture style dictates keyhole-cover design
  • Insert Escutcheons: #0242, #0237 or #0253  can be used with this lock
  • Includes mounting screws
  • Available in 4 sizes

  • Lock Size
    Measurement diagram below
  • Backset- Distance To Pin: 15/16"
  • Overall: 3" x 1-9/16"
  • Selvedge: 1/2" x 3"
  • Key size: Barrel: 3/16" x 1-3/4", 2-1/4" Overall Length, Key-bit Height: 7/16"

  • More Half Mortise Box Locks:

  • Brass Box Locks, 5/8" backset
  • Brass Box Locks, 3/4" backset
  • Brass Box Locks, 7/8" backset

  • Lift Lid Box Locks are sturdy, hard working locks. They are beautifully crafted of solid brass with a brass strike. Use on small and medium chests and boxes with a lift lid. 

    These half mortise locks are made for lift lid boxes and must be used with a strike. Lock is mortised flush with  wood on interior, strike attaches underneath surface of lid. Once installed lock plate is seen on interior while only keyhole appears on exterior of box. When lid is closed, strike will drop into lock and be secured with key.  Made in England.


    When replacing locks: Lock-backset must match keyhole-location in furniture. This is critical so that key can be inserted through box-front into lock-keyhole. If these 2 measurements do-not match, it will not be possible to insert key through keyhole in box into lock.

    For help measuring and selecting brass box locks, we recommend reading: What you need to know about selecting and replacing half mortise locks.

    Half Mortise Box Lock Measurement Information

    If Using Brass Wood Screws

    Care is required when installing brass screws. While these screws are the best match for most antique hardware however they are not as strong as steel screws. The screw is easily damaged if the hole is not properly prepared.

    The best practice is to first drill a pilot hole. Use a drill bit slightly smaller than the overall width of the screw, including threads, to drill the hole. Then use a steel screw, the same size as brass screw, to “cut threads” in pilot hole, by screwing steel screw into and then out of hole.

    When will my order ship?


    Orders normally leave our warehouse in 1 – 2 business days

    Ground delivery usually takes 3-5 business days depending upon your location. We ship out of Maryland

    Ground Shipping is Free on Orders over $99 to the 48 contiguous states, USA

    Low $6.95 flat-rate shipping for orders less than $99 to the 48 contiguous states, USA

    Air and International shipping is calculated according to carrier rates, box size and weight. Please call or email for assistance.

    Returns are accepted within 60 days of receipt for a full merchandise refund - your original payment method will be credited for the merchandise amount.


    If you need assistance, we are happy to help! 800-241-9741

    Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Time

    Email: support@paxtonhardware.com

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