17th-19th Century Antique Reproduction Large Crab or Grab Lock, Trunk, Chest or Box Lock, Blanket Chest Hardware


We are now offering a Large size Crab or Grab Lock for your Blanket Chests. Period correct locks are hard to find. Perfect for reproduction painted or carved chests. This is a reproduction Crab or Grab lock used on many different designs of trunks and chests from the early 1600's thru early 1800's. We make these locks right here at The Lock and Box Shoppe. Now being offered for original trunk lock replacement or for your own reproduction project. Locks come with 1 iron key, nails and slotted brass screws for mounting.
Lock face measures 3 1/2"w x 5 1/2"h x 3/8"d. Made of steel. This is our large size Crab Lock. These locks were commonly found in German or Dutch style blanket chests and Coffers. Center of Keyhole is 3 1/4" down from top flange. Mounts on the inside with large flat surface to the wood. Can be set with or without outside escutcheon.
Now being offered in three sizes. This listing is for our Large Crab Lock Shown in the picture of the three.
All of our hardware is made to order. Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping
Check out all of our reproduction hardware at: www.thelockandboxshoppe.com

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-2 weeks

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 2 weeks
  • Europe : 3 - 5 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

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The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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