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.



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DM1150 Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

Antique Bronze Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

This antique mortise lock has loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin it is shown in their 1895 catalog 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 with many other... click picture for more info
DM1138 Antique Corbin Mortise Lock – Silver with Original Key

Antique Corbin Mortise Lock – Silver with Original Key

This silver faced lock is quite hard to find using a skeleton key rather than a thumb turn. The face plate is thick brass plated with nickel or chrome. The key is a collector item in its own right. It bears the Corbin name and a patent date of 1887. The mortise lock has been opened, cleaned and... click picture for more info
DM1037 Antique Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

Antique Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

This antique mortise lock has loads of geometric detail with an Eastlake flair!  Made by P & F Corbin it is shown in their 1895 catalog with both the Ceylon and Canton design door hardware but is found with other designs as well so don't limit yourself to just those designs.  With so much... click picture for more info
DM1032 Antique Mortise Lock with Butterflies

Antique Mortise Lock with Butterflies

Just look at that cute butterfly sitting on the front of this mortise lock!  Screws form the center of flowers on the top and bottom.  Twining vines are held in place by geometric details.  You will want to show everyone who comes to your home! Made by Russell & Erwin and shown in their 1887... click picture for more info
DM1038 Antique Mortise Locks - Corbin Ceylon Design BARGAIN!

Antique Mortise Locks - Corbin Ceylon Design BARGAIN!

These Ceylon design mortise locks each have an issue but both are quite useable.  The one on the left has lost all the bronze plating on the raised portions of the steel door plate but the bronze remains in the lower area. The one on the right has bronze plating substantially intact but the... click picture for more info
DM1067 Antique Ornate Sargent Entry Mortise Lock with Key

Antique Ornate Sargent Entry Mortise Lock with Key

This is a great antique mortise lock that comes complete with a key for the deadbolt, a split spindle with new set screws (not pictured) and a strike plate. Made by Sargent & Co. in the late 1800’s it is in great working condition and the ornate details are still crisp and clear. Enlarge the... click picture for more info
DM1165 Antique Passage Latches with Thick Brass Faceplates - Many

Antique Passage Latches with Thick Brass Faceplates - Many

These high quality door latches are made by Russell & Erwin for doors where a locking function is not needed. Face plates bear patent dates of 1902 and 1904 so they would have been manufactured in the early 1900’s. The face plate, strike and interior parts are thick solid brass with some minor... click picture for more info
DM1163 Antique Russwin Entry Mortise Lock – Two Deadbolts

Antique Russwin Entry Mortise Lock – Two Deadbolts

This is a high quality Russwin mortise lock in perfect operating order with nice strong springs. It bears a patent date of 7-20-04 on the front so would have been made in the very early 1900’s. It is unusual in that it has two deadbolts rather than one. I was able to find one new key that operates... click picture for more info
DM1034 Antique Thick Bronze Face Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

Antique Thick Bronze Face Mortise Lock Corbin Ceylon Design

This ornate mortise lock has a thicker than usual faceplate of solid bronze.  Made by P & F Corbin it is shown in their 1895 – 1905 catalog 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 with many other... click picture for more info
DM1043 Complete Set Mortise Lock, Strike Plate, Skeleton Key and Screws

Complete Set Mortise Lock, Strike Plate, Skeleton Key and Screws

This steel faced lock set has aged to a dark mottled patina with bits of brass plating still showing.  The mortise lock was taken apart, cleaned and oiled.  Lock casing is cast iron.  Strike and deadbolt are steel.  Reversible for right or left hand doors – remove one screw, flip the strike over... click picture for more info
DM1028 Fancy Small Mortise Latch by Mallory Wheeler Circa 1884

Fancy Small Mortise Latch by Mallory Wheeler Circa 1884

This small door latch has everything you would want!  Fancy swirling Victorian detail and a breeze to install!  Made by Mallory Wheeler and shown in their 1884 hardware catalog it remains in excellent condition.  The original bronze tone finish is completely gone and it is now a silver hue. The... click picture for more info
DM1076 Hard To Find Small Antique Mortise Lock

Hard To Find Small Antique Mortise Lock

These small mortise locks are from the mid to late 1800’s and are very hard to find. Since they cannot be completely disassembled they do have some minor rust but all functions operate smoothly. They have been oiled to ensure their continued operation. The faceplates are slightly bowed (I’ve shown... click picture for more info
DM1080 Hard to Find Vintage Narrow Backset Mortise Lock

Hard to Find Vintage Narrow Backset Mortise Lock

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 lock was made by Sager and is in good condition with the exception of a broken spring that keeps the deadbolt from working.... click picture for more info
DM1025 New Chrome Tube Latch for Antique or Vintage Doorknobs

New Chrome Tube Latch for Antique or Vintage Doorknobs

I’ve had a lot of people asking for this type latch so I thought I would offer them here to go with antique or vintage door hardware you may be purchasing. The shiny chrome finish goes with any silver colored hardware. These latches are super easy to install and come complete with strike plate and... click picture for more info
DM1133 Ornate Antique Mortise Lock by Reading in “Windsor” Pattern

Ornate Antique Mortise Lock by Reading in “Windsor” Pattern

The Windsor pattern by Reading Hardware was an instant hit in 1895 and continues its popularity today with old hardware lovers. Most of the bronze plating and dark background is gone but the ornate incising remains crisp and clear. The wear to the bronze gives them a nice distressed charm. These... click picture for more info
DM1135 Ornate Norwich Antique Two Key Bronze Entry Mortise Locks

Ornate Norwich Antique Two Key Bronze Entry Mortise Locks

These fancy mortise locks were made by Norwich Lock Mfg. Co. in the late 1800’s and the company name is inscribed on the nose of the deadbolt. They are both in excellent antique condition and operate perfectly.  Each lock has been taken apart to remove any rust and each part was individually... click picture for more info
DM1144 Russell & Erwin Rounded Antique Locks with Strike Plate

Russell & Erwin Rounded Antique Locks with Strike Plate

These are hard mortise locks to find – especially with the matching strike plate! This is the only manufacturer I know of that created a lock with a rounded top and bottom. Lots easier to create the mortise for the face and strike plate. You would use a paddle drill bit rather than a chisel at the... click picture for more info
DM1170 Set of 2 Vintage Antique Yale Mortise Locks

Set of 2 Vintage Antique Yale Mortise Locks

Yale has always been a well-known maker of quality locks and these are no exception. They have a thick brass face plate with minor blemishes as would be expected on locks this old. The locks are clean and in perfect operating order. They are reversible for right or left hand doors. Just open the... click picture for more info
DM1166 Set of 2 Vintage Mortise Locks with Skeleton Key & Screws

Set of 2 Vintage Mortise Locks with Skeleton Key & Screws

These are nice quality locks with heavy cast iron casings made around 1930-1940’s. The face plates are steel with warm brass plating that gives a nice distressed look to coordinate with your old hardware. There are no major scratches and the locks are clean and in perfect operating order. They are... click picture for more info
DM1157 Set of 3 Mortise Locks with Strike Plates

Set of 3 Mortise Locks with Strike Plates

Looking for three sets the same size? This is your ticket! Two face plates are worn brass plating and one has more of a copper tone – all with a nice distressed look to coordinate with your old hardware. There are no major scratches and the locks are clean, oiled and in perfect operating order.... click picture for more info

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