Rare Antique Handcuffs For Sale w/Keys - Civil War - 1880's - 1900's

 

For sale: some very nice vintage handcuffs w/keys spanning Civil War - the early 1900's

 

FIGURE 8 NON ADJUSTABLE "IRISH 8" W/KEY FROM THE ESCAPE ARTIST LOCKMAN COLLECTION

This cuff is in excellent plus condition. It is complete w/key. It is mechanically perfect

and came from Earl Lockman Escape Artist (ca. 1920-1940) collection.

$200.00

 

TOWER BEAN PATTERN 1910 PATENT HANDCUFFS W/KEY

This cuff is in good condition. Retains approx 60% of it's original nickel plating. It is in perfect mechanical condition, both lock retarding buttons work perfectly and have great springs.

$125.00

 

TOWER'S DOUBLE LOCK HANDCUFF (UNION HARDWARE MODEL) W/KEY

This is probably the most secure handcuff ever manufactured due to the close tolerances of the key cuts and construction, making it almost impossible to pick or force open. Because of this Tower Handcuffs saw many years of service in various models. This model is one of the scarce later ones using a single link with swivels to connect the cuffs. This cuff is in excellent plus condition just missing mint condition. It is in perfect mechanical condition and is complete with working key.

$200.00

 

TOWER'S DOUBLE LOCK HANDCUFF (EARLY 3 LINK MODEL) W/KEY

This is probably the most secure handcuff ever manufactured due to the close tolerances of the key cuts and construction, making it almost impossible to pick or force open. Because of this Tower Handcuffs saw many years of service in various models. This model is one of the earliest versions using 3 round links to connect the cuffs. This cuff retains approx 60% of it's original nickel finish and is in perfect mechanical condition. It is complete with working key.

$125.00

 

HEAVY HIATT VICTORIAN ERA NON ADJUSTABLE HANDCUFFS W/KEY

This example is a heavier and thicker version of the famous "Darby" style handcuff so popular in Houdini's day and the cuff he made his early reputation with. This cuff has extremely strong springs and requires some force to open with the key. This cuff is stamped Hiatt Best Warranted Wrought 17. It is in excellent condition and retains a smooth even patina.

$110.00

 

ANTIQUE PINKERTON HANDCUFFS W/ORIG KEY - 1887
Houdini loved these. In his book Handcuff Secrets Houdini claimed that of all the handcuffs in current use these (Pinkertons, mfd by Tower & Lyons) were the easiest he had ever seen.

This set is in perfect mechanical condition. It has the original key. The edges are nice and crisp indicating little to no use.  It is a great historical handcuff to have in your collection
$200.00

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