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Chinese turtle-shaped lock
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Code: a248
Price: $22.00

Shipping Weight: 220.00 grammes
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Brass or iron padlocks were popularized by the Romans and the Chinese. Favored because they were portable. They operated by keys that turned, screwed, and pushed. The push-key padlock was simple: a bolt kept locked by the projection of a spring. To unlock, the spring was compressed by the key, which freed the bolt allowing it to slide back. Padlocks like this are still used in the Orient today. Decorations reflect the country made, with shapes often in the form of animals.

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