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Description
Key and padlock joined by metal key ring. -1 Padlock: brass with oval base and barrel-shaped body. The top loop is thick and cylindrical. That loop detaches completely when lock is opened. The part of the loop that fits into the lock has 4 notches on one side and 3 on the other. The body of the back of the lock is decorated with inlaid stippling and features the number '999' on either side (raised). -2 Key: brass and of uniform depth (only 1 mm). The top of the key is an oval with a hole the shape of 2 over lapping circles. The bottom of the key (that is inserted in the lock) features 3 notches at irregular intervals and a rounded tip.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
999
999 Logo
999 Maker's Mark
Accession No
2004.333
Credit Line
Padlock and Key, 2004.333. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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