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Rim lock types and examples
Rim locks come in a variety of types in either 'handed' or 'unhanded' forms and fit to the surface of the door. They require significantly less work to fit than mortice locks. It should be noted that all items come complete with keys and keeps as required. Handles, where shown are optional with alternatives always being available. The following images are examples only and do not necessarily describe items we currently have in stock. All images show locks without their keeps for clarity.
Antique or vintage brass trimmed iron and steel rim lock
A standard rim lock requiring a key and a pair of door knobs. Lockable from both sides and openable from both sides. Supplied with key and keep
Antique iron and steel rimlock.
An antique steel cased rim lock requiring a key and a pair of door knobs. Lockable from both sides and openable from both sides. Supplied with key and keep and featuring a latch, bolt and sliding privacy snib. Supplied with key and keep.
Vintage brass trimmed steel cased bathroom/study lock.
A vintage brass trimmed steel cased bathroom/study lock requiring a pair of door knobs lockable from inside only via sliding snib, no key required. Supplied with keep.
Vintage brass trimmed steel cased rim deadlock.
A vintage brass trimmed steel cased rim deadlock. Lockable from both sides with supplied key. Supplied complete with keep, no handles required. This example is suitable for either left or right hung doors.
Antique brass trimmed steel cased rim nightlatch.
An antique brass trimmed steel cased rim night latch by Chubb. Deadlocking latch (deadlock open or closed). Open from inside with supplied attached knob. Open from outside with key only.
Large antique steel cased night latch.
A large antique brass trimmed steel cased night latch. Deadlocking latch (deadlock open or closed). Open from inside with supplied key or attached knob. Open from outside with key only.