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Antique Hobbs & Co Safe 1898



Antique Hobbs & Co Safe 1898

External measurements: 850H X 690W X 700W

Impressive safe made by the company Hobbs & Co. Londen United Kingdom The unique feature of this safe is that it has one protector locks To this day these locks are very difficult to open without the key.

The Protector lock (also called the “moveable lock”) was an early 1850s lock design by renowned American locksmith Alfred Charles Hobbs, the first man to be able to pick the six-levered Chubb detector lock at the Crystal Palace Exhibition in the year 1851, which was created with the intent of being a lock that could not be picked.