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Medieval Keys

Libary Items
relating to
Keys and Locks
Medieval Keys

Thistle bow key with comb bit Medieval key with kidney bow. Large Medieval key with octagonal stem.
Unusual thistle bow key but with typical comb-tooth style bit.

Iron, 97mm, c13th - 14th century
Kidney bow key with Octagonal stem.

Iron, 162mm, c 15th century
Large oval bow key with Octagonal forged stem.

Iron, 227mm, c15th century


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