Russell and Erwin Skeleton Key 3


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Russell and Erwin Skeleton Key 3

Slightly oversized skeleton key for use with door locks made by Russell and Erwin. Marked R & E at the top on one side and marked with a 3 in a diamond on the reverse. This key measures 3 1/2″l with a 3/4″l pin (insert). The bit is fairly simple with small notches on each side near the top and a groove running across near the bottom on the left side. The bit measures 15mm high from the top of the pin.

This Russell and Erwin Skeleton Key 3 is an antique or salvaged item and may show wear due to age. This may include scratches, pitting, patina, finish loss, rust or other general wear. We attempt to include any significant damage beyond regular wear within the description. We make every effort to clean as much paint, dirt and rust off of items while still leaving as much of the original patina as possible. Photos are of actual item you will receive.

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Russell and Erwin

Russell and Erwin Manufacturing was founded in 1839 in New Britain, CT. under the name of Stanley, Russell & Company with founders Henry E. Russell, Cornelius B. Erwin and Frederick T. Stanley. Upon Stanley’s withdrawl just one year later, it became Matteson, Russell and Company to reflect a new partnership with Smith Matteson and John H. Bowen. Six years later, the company becomes Russell & Erwin. In 1851, it officially becomes known as Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Company. They merge with P. & F. Corbin in 1902, but continue to produce under the Russell and Erwin name. American Hardware and Russwin were also used off and on in conjunction with the Russell and Erwin name. In 1964, the division was again separates and is purchased by Emhart Manufacturing under the name Russwin. It continues today under the name Corbin Russwin, owned by Assa Abloy.

Additional information

Weight 0.6 oz
Dimensions 3.5 × 1 × 0.25 in

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