Mortise Locks

Although the antique lock, or latch, is the least visible on your antique door, it is a very important part. The most beautiful set doesn't do much good if the door doesn't open, close and/or lock properly. If you are purchasing several antique hardware parts to create your own "set", be sure to measure carefully that they fit the lock you choose. I will double check that they all fit together before confirming your order. The easy part is that almost all antique mortise locks are reversible for right and left hand doors. Please also refer to Helpful Information on how to measure and install antique mortise locks.

Please note that I do not sell parts for inside mortise lock casings.



Item #- Item
DM1230 Vintage Mortise Locks with Strike Plate – 4 Available

Vintage Mortise Locks with Strike Plate – 4 Available

These locks have bits of the old copper flashing on the steel faceplates for a lovely distressed look to go with your old hardware. They are in very good condition with minimal scratching or dings and a cast iron casing. All are clean, oiled and operate perfectly. Reversible for right or left hand... click picture for more info
DM1229 Vintage Mortise Lock, Strike Plate and Skeleton Key

Vintage Mortise Lock, Strike Plate and Skeleton Key

This lock has bits of the old copper flashing on the steel faceplate for a lovely distressed look to go with your old hardware. It is in very good condition with minimal scratching or dings and a cast iron casing. The lock is clean, oiled and operates perfectly. Reversible for right or left hand... click picture for more info
DM1227 Rare Fancy Door Latch – Windsor Design by Reading

Rare Fancy Door Latch – Windsor Design by Reading

Manufactured around the turn of the century by Reading Hardware Co. it features their popular Windsor design with picketing & stylized bull’s-eyes. Made of strong cast iron with a bronze strike the details remain crisp and clear. These small ornate latches are very hard to find! Perfect... click picture for more info
DM1226 Antique 1-1/2” Narrow Backset Mortise Lock

Antique 1-1/2” Narrow Backset Mortise Lock

This is probably the hardest size lock to find!! These little mortise locks were typically used with French doors or doors with glass insets.  Their narrow width allows them to fit on the associated narrow door stiles. This one is made by Corbin and I've cleaned the brass faceplate to a soft shine.... click picture for more info
DM1224 Antique Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design – Silver!

Antique Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design – Silver!

These antique mortise locks have loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin they are shown in their 1885-1905 hardware catalogs with both the Ceylon and Canton design door hardware.  But don’t limit yourself to just those designs!  With so much detail it goes well... click picture for more info
DM1223 Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design – Bargain!

Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design – Bargain!

These antique mortise locks have loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin they are shown in their 1885-1905 hardware catalogs with both the Ceylon and Canton design door hardware.  But don’t limit yourself to just those designs!  With so much detail it goes well... click picture for more info
DM1222 Antique Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design

Antique Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design

These antique mortise locks have loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin they are shown in their 1885-1905 hardware catalogs with both the Ceylon and Canton design door hardware.  But don’t limit yourself to just those designs!  With so much detail it goes well... click picture for more info
DM1221 Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design

Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin “Ceylon” Design

These antique mortise locks have loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin they are shown in their 1885-1905 hardware catalogs with both the Ceylon and Canton design door hardware.  But don’t limit yourself to just those designs!  With so much detail it goes well... click picture for more info
DM1220 Vintage Russwin Silver Faceplate Mortise Lock with Key

Vintage Russwin Silver Faceplate Mortise Lock with Key

This old lock was made by Russwin and bears their logo on the lock casing. The face plate, strike and deadbolt are heavy brass with shiny silver (chrome or nickel?) plating. In excellent working order with minor wear to the faceplate and strike – normal for locks this old. Even includes an antique... click picture for more info
DM1207 Thick Brass Face Plate Corbin Mortise Lock – 2-3/4” Backset

Thick Brass Face Plate Corbin Mortise Lock – 2-3/4” Backset

This high quality lock was made by Corbin and is in fantastic condition. There are hardly any scratches or dents on the lock face and it has a wonderful medium patina. The face plate, strike and deadbolt are all solid brass and the casing is cast iron. The lock has been cleaned and oiled and... click picture for more info
DM1203 Vintage Mortise Lock with Thick Brass 5-3/4” Face Plate

Vintage Mortise Lock with Thick Brass 5-3/4” Face Plate

This lock has a solid brass face plate with a medium mottled patina. Minimal scratching or dings to the brass. The casing is cast iron with some rough casting along the back side. This does not affect the lock operation in the slightest. The lock has been cleaned and oiled and operates perfectly.... click picture for more info
DM1202 Vintage Mortise Lock with Dark Gray Face Plate

Vintage Mortise Lock with Dark Gray Face Plate

The face plate on this lock likely had brass plating but that has completely worn away and it is now a very attractive dark gray patina. Very minor dings or scratches and the lock casing is wrought steel. There was previously some rust on the outside of the casing which has been removed. No rust on... click picture for more info
DM1199 Distressed Copper Vintage Mortise Lock

Distressed Copper Vintage Mortise Lock

A couple of scratches on the steel face plate but the copper flashing is still apparent. Just what you need for a Victorian or Craftsman home!  The casing is cast iron. The lock has been cleaned and oiled and operates perfectly. Lock is reversible for right or left hand doors – remove one screw,... click picture for more info
DM1197 Thick 5-3/4” Brass Faced Vintage Mortise Lock

Thick 5-3/4” Brass Faced Vintage Mortise Lock

Lots of little dings and scratches on the solid brass face plate but what else would you expect from a lock that has been used for so long? The lock face is a hard-to-find 5-3/4” high so it’s worth a few dings! The casing is cast iron. The lock has been cleaned and oiled and operates perfectly.... click picture for more info
DM1195 Intermediate Size Yale & Towne Thumb Turn Mortise Lock

Intermediate Size Yale & Towne Thumb Turn Mortise Lock

This Y&T mortise lock is a hard-to-find intermediate size with a space for a thumb turn to operate the deadbolt. The thick nickel or chrome plated face plate, strike and deadbolt speak to higher quality construction. There is minor wear to the silver down to the brass base as would be expected... click picture for more info
DM1192 Vintage Passage Mortise Lock with Deadbolt

Vintage Passage Mortise Lock with Deadbolt

This lock has been inspected/oiled and is in perfect operating condition. Lock is reversible for right or left hand doors – remove one screw, flip the strike over and close the lock again. The face plate has aged to a medium grey patina that goes well with old hardware and the casing is cast iron.... click picture for more info
DM1188 Vintage All Steel Mortise Lock

Vintage All Steel Mortise Lock

This lock has been inspected and is in perfect operating condition. Lock is reversible for right or left hand doors – remove one screw, flip the strike over and close the lock again. The face plate has mottled brass plating that goes well with old hardware. There is some surface rust on the outside... click picture for more info
DM1186 Antique Thick Bronze Faceplate Mortise Lock

Antique Thick Bronze Faceplate Mortise Lock

This old lock was made by Clatlen (?) Mfg. Co., Cleveland, O in the late 1800’s. The face plate, strike and deadbolt appear to be bronze rather than brass. The lock has been inspected and is in perfect operating condition. Lock is reversible for right or left hand doors – remove one screw, flip the... click picture for more info
DM1180 Vintage Towne Tube Latches

Vintage Towne Tube Latches

These latches are great if you don’t need a locking function! They are from around 1950 and still operate perfectly. A convenient method for the brass face plates so you don’t have to remove the entire latch to paint the door. The face plate is a separate place that is held to the latch itself when... click picture for more info
DM1176 Vintage Passage Latch with Thick Nickel Faceplate

Vintage Passage Latch with Thick Nickel Faceplate

This high quality latch is for a door where a locking function is not needed. The face plate is either solid nickel or plated brass. Hard to tell with no wear or heavy scratching! Casing is strong cast iron with many brass interior parts. Operates perfectly with strong springs. Reversible for right... click picture for more info

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