Schofield's Auction

Schofield's Padlock Auctions

Auctions of antique and collectible padlocks.


Highlights from Previous Auctions

Throughout the years, we have had some extraordinary padlocks  pass through our hands. Below is a selection of locks that have been sold through auctions during the last four years.

from Steve Sommers collection

Stubbs Combination Lock

sold in 2015 for $2,800.00

This very rare, all brass lock was in excellent condition. Other than a rusted spring replaced by Bob Dix, the lock was mechanically perfect and original.


from Rex Eatmon's collection


Quarter Master's Dept. U.S. Lock

sold in 2015 for $2,600.00

This near mint condition brass push key lock was quite rare and extremely beautiful. 

from Jonathan Hecht's collection

Brass Key

sold in 2013 for $935.00

This brass interchangeable bit key was in excellent condition. It possibly came from   R. Newell and had extra bits attached on a ring.


from Jonathan Hecht's collection

U.S. Registered Mail Lock

sold in 2013 for $5,100.00

This seal lock was in excellent condition with a working key.

from Steve Sommers collection

E. Cotterill & Co Iron Lever

sold in 2015 for $1,850.00

This iron and brass lock of excellent condition has its original key and traces of the original finish on the lock.

from Jonathan Hecht's collection

Cherub Story Lock

sold in 2013  for $1,300.00,

This push key story lock was in near mint condition with the original key. With a cherub and birds on the front and RE Co logo on the back, this was a beautiful lock.





from Rex Eatmon's collection

Panama Canal Commemorative Lock

sold in 2013 for $1,800.00

This  commemorative lock from the Panama California Exposition of 1915 was extremely rare. On the back there is an image of a ship in a canal between pillars. With a possibly original key, this was a truly beautiful  lock.

from Al Bartlett's collection

The Widow Mite

sold in 2015 for $1,300.00

The cast iron Widow Mite came with its original key and was in excellent condition.




from Rex Eatmon's collection

D. & R.G.Ry. Ice House Lock

sold in 2014 for $1,900.00

This brass push key lock had a working key and was in very good condition.


from Jonathan Hecht's collection

Yale Slide Pin Tumbler

sold in 2013 for $6,100.00

Patented September 5th, 1857, this panel lock Yale slide model was very rare. It was in excellent condition, and had its original key.


from Rex Eatmon's collection

King Bee Lock

sold in 2013 for $1,100.00

Made by the Eagle Lock Co in Terryville, CT, this brass lever had a working key and was in excellent condition.  It was a rare and  beautiful piece.