Painted Wood Padlock and Key Sign, America, c. 1892, the yellow, red, and black-painted lock with applied "FCB" letters on front an back, the sides with applied "CITY OCT 11 1892," the silver-painted key with applied letters "FCB" and "CITY OCT 11 1892" on both sides, key fits in lock and turns, bolt is opened by releasing a spring-loaded brass pin, (wear and losses of a few letters/numbers), lock ht. 23 in.
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