Lost Limbs Foundation

Saturday, February 23, 2013

I'd hate to come home from the bar to this lock!

“Any person using the wrong key in the 1780 lock on the right will find his wrist clamped by the jaws of a fearsome metal lion; anyone jimmying the 1823 lock on the left may get shot by the pistol embedded within it (just barely visible at top right).” — The History of Key Design: From Ancient Wooden Rods to the Hotel Keycard - Slate Magazine
“Any person using the wrong key in the 1780 lock on the right will find his wrist clamped by the jaws of a fearsome metal lion; anyone jimmying the 1823 lock on the left may get shot by the pistol embedded within it (just barely visible at top right).” — The History of Key Design: From Ancient Wooden Rods to the Hotel Keycard - Slate Magazine