Rural Free Delivery warded mailbox padlock

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Description
Brass warded lock. The case front was marked "RFD" and the case back marked "MAIL" by the manufacturer. This lock was used to secure rural mailboxes on "RFD" routes.
National Postal Museum
Medium
brass
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.75 x 2.5 in (1.27 x 4.44 x 6.35 cm)
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Place
United States of America
Type
Mail Processing Equipment
Object number
1992.2002.585