LOCKS No. 39
Used in Boxes, Coin Collecting Nos. 13, 14 and 700 type.
Fitted to the engineers compartment cover this lock had differing keys which were allocated to each major exchange area. These can be identified by a prefix i.e. 39CA where CA is the area code.
The key number is printed on the rear of the lock.
Superseded the Lock No. 31.
The easiest way is not to cut the slot in the key but to file off the nib on the front of the lock barrel, where the key slot locates.
To do this:-
Last revised: February 28, 2021