American Lock Features
All the American Locks feature
the virtually pick-proof double
ball locking mechanism, originated
by American Lock.
The "brass body" locks give long
lasting high performance in outdoor
and harsh environments, including
marine environments. They are
rated for commercial / industrial
The "hardened steel body" locks
provide the ultimate in heavy duty
Both types have boron alloy
hardened steel shackles.
The brass locks in my collection
all show a great deal of patination
and other character marks from years
or decades of in-store handling,
especially those not stored in
their original cardboard boxes.