This grand, textured lock was spotted in Chennai, India.
The stunning inner-workings of a chest lock in Levoča, Slovakia.
An incredible design by celebrated craftsman Frank Koralewsky.
Intricate ironwork, found at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Here is a video of the magnificent Aubin Trophy, a 3,000-piece mechanism containing 44 connected locks and keys, all of which can be turned by way of a single master key that runs down its central column.
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