Padlock [Kit Bag padlock]

OAK, Manufacturer

Circa 1940
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Maker and Role
OAK, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1940
-1 Kit bag padlock, brass, shaped in a hoop with holes in each end of the loop. A brass rod passes through the 2 holes and the rod has a hole in one end. This hole in the end of the rod has a padlock on it. The padlock is made by OAK and is inscribed: Made in England. There is a shoulder on the locking rod which fits against the hoop adjacent to the padlock on the other side of the metal hoop. The padlock is made of steel and is locked. The eyelets on the top of a "kit bag" are gathered together and the rod is passed through the eyelets. The loop is fitted to the rod and then padlocked.
-2 Paper label tied to the brass rod with string (brown). The label reads: W/O C.W. Collins NZ 416095 RNZAF.
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
W/O C.W. Collins / NZ 41695 RN.Z.AF Hand-written
Accession No
Credit Line
OAK. Circa 1940. Padlock [Kit Bag padlock], 2004.48. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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