This is a circa 1870s-1880s brass lock engraved with the letters US on an attached chain.
12-1/4 length (including chain) and 2-3/8 width and 1 depth.
This is from a United States federal collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP VDEX10 LBIEX7/10
7+ (Very Fine+): Lock shows moderate overall wear and has a beautiful patina.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.