padlock (lock); padlock keys (keys (locks & enclosures))

Lock and three keys (iron). Bulky iron padlock in working order, made of iron plates and bars, roughly finished. It is decorated with designs of punched dots inside raised lines on one side, and painted red on the other surfaces. There is an opening flap on a hinge at the back, with a catch. Three keys are of differing length and complexity, each with a loop at the end and decorated like the lock, with a 'shou' longevity symbol and a swastika pattern. The three keys have to be inserted at the same time for the lock to open.

Chinese made.

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