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    Posted 5 years ago

    whitman75
    (348 items)

    Found this intriguing large heavy lock at an estate of a former WW2 pilots home. I need help to figure the exact period it's from and what it was for. This has a very cool airplane design on the center of the lock and it's stamped SSC No. 3000. No other markings visible and I don't have the key. Any info would help.

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    1. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      you might poke around here .....

      http://www.funnelvision.com/Y3K.ASPX?VAR1=265006&VAR2=33
    2. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      they do show one with a key.....

      http://www.funnelvision.com/Y3K.ASPX?VAR1=265006&VAR2=33
    3. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      asking 50.00 with key
    4. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      Didn't find what your talking about Windwalker still hoping for info
    5. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      I hope u were not referring to the old jail house lock that is on the site. They are completely different locks both by design and subject matter.
    6. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      nope same as your lock but with key...............lol
    7. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      Definitely not the same lock but thanks for the effort. Still lookin to solve
    8. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      vintage large s s c no 3000 padlock w/ airplane ke
      vintage large s s c no 3000 padlock airplane key hole / works per
      shure it is you just don't see it ....lol
    9. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      http://www.funnelvision.com/Y3K.ASPX?VAR1=265006&VAR2=33
    10. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      Walker my apoligies I found it my phone app didnt work to show site properly. Hard to tell if the size is the same but looks like it except his isnt in very good shape like this one.
    11. Windwalker, 5 years ago
      its all good ... might find a locksmith that could find or make you a key ... worth more with a key....
    12. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      I might try to contact that guy and buy his set and see if the key works condition and a Key will equal more $$
    13. AzTom AzTom, 5 years ago
      Cool looking lock. It has the look of a great old lock although the back side of the rivets look suspicious.

      I airplane cut out is awesome.
    14. whitman75 whitman75, 5 years ago
      I was able to reach some lock experts and they said its a nice legit piece the history still not truly known. They believe this to made in either France or Germany and they think it was made to celebrate the Lindberg flight. They said they do show up on Ebay occasionaly. Thanks for all the help and comments.
    15. CollectorJunkie, 3 years ago
      I have the exact lock with two keys. It was my grandfathers. I heard it was a German lock but he drove a ammunition truck in France during the war. It was traumatic for him and he never talked about it.

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