Antique Ashwell's Brass Privacy Bathroom Lock - Vacant/Engaged
A fabulous original antique Ashwell's Patent solid brass toilet privacy lock.
This is not a reproduction, all parts are original apart from the handcrafted replacement keeps - two styles are supplied for whichever suits best.
The locking mechanism which when slid open/shut changes the vacant/engaged indicator on the outside of the door accordingly.
Stamped "Ashwell's Patent" and "C.C. & Co" insignia. Measures 12cm (4 3/4") wide & 6.5cm (2 1/2") high.
The ceramic Engaged/Vacant indicator is encased within a brass cover with gold guild painted glass. Measures 8cm (3 1/4") wide.
In excellent antique condition. Some wear to the gold and black paint and marks/hairlines around screw holes to the ceramic indicator, but nothing that distracts or affects functionality. Has been give a complete service ensuring good working order and has been lightly polished, but not lacquered so will dull down after time if that is the look that you prefer.
Please note that the copper tones in the photos are reflections.
We have two of these available.
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