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Mail Pouch Lock

Mail Pouch Lock

Mail pouch lock
Steel padlock developed by the Eagle Lock Company. The front body is marked “UNITED STATES MAIL LOCK / PAT’D JAN 20, 1891.” This lock is also known as a “double star” lock because of the two stars placed in the top left corner of the front body. This lock would have been used to secure regular first class mail in mail sacks.
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