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Rural Free Delivery warded mailbox padlock

Description:

Brass warded lock. The case front was marked "RFD" and the case back marked "MAIL" by the manufacturer. This lock was used to secure rural mailboxes on "RFD" routes.

Markings:
RFD / MAIL
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
0.5 x 1.75 x 2.5 in (1.27 x 4.44 x 6.35 cm)
Museum ID:
1992.2002.585
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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  • Rural Free Delivery warded mailbox padlock
  • Rural Free Delivery warded mailbox padlock
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