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Number: 70
Name: Locks >
Description: For purposes of this classification, a lock is defined as a securing device or a plurality of devices including mechanism requiring means unknown or inaccessible to or beyond the control of the public, or secret means, or secret knowledge, or a combination of such means and knowledge for successful normal operation to a releasing condition. Generally, these devices embody fixed or movable blocking elements or impediments hindering or precluding unauthorized or suppertitious manipulation except by the means above noted, or secret knowledge, usually a special, prearranged or predetermined key or combination of movements.










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
70/DIG.77

"jaw" tumblers

0
70/DIG.53

Adjustable spring

0
70/DIG.75

Adjustable tumbler

1
70/1.5

Attack-actuated defeating mechanisms

62
70/1.7

With reset mechanisms

5
70/DIG.6

Bolt dogged in retracted position

12
70/DIG.81

Camouflaging means

9
70/DIG.17

Check-key lock

1
70/DIG.8

Closure-operator lock

0
70/DIG.41

Coin-controlled

22
70/DIG.44

Combination changers

12
70/DIG.71

Combined permutation and key lock

7
70/DIG.46

Conducting key

13
70/DIG.34

Cover fasteners

23
70/DIG.24

Curved slot in tumbler

1
70/DIG.39

Cylinder and knob connection

14
70/DIG.40

Cylinder lock utilizing sheet metal

0
70/DIG.38

Cylinder lock, lateral keyhole

0
70/DIG.37

Cylinder lock, multiple tumbler arrangements

5
70/DIG.62

Cylinder plug stop

25
70/DIG.61

Die cast cylinder

0
70/DIG.64

Door spanning bolt

15
70/DIG.65

Double door lock

30
70/DIG.66

Double-ended bolt

4
70/DIG.35

Double-ended lock cylinder

4
70/DIG.54

Double-ended spring

5
70/DIG.12

Extension link with detachable link fastener

2
70/DIG.28

Fence tumbler

0
70/DIG.69

Floating bolt

1
70/DIG.48

Fluid pressure lock

15
70/DIG.11

Garage door lock

11
70/DIG.70

Geneva stop

4
70/DIG.31

Handle assembly, lock-controlled

19
70/DIG.58

Handle guard

31
70/DIG.67

Handle-contained latch operator

3
70/2

Hasp

85
70/3

Combination lock

14
70/4

Hasp-carried

9
70/5

Keeper-carried

4
70/6

Key lock

19
70/7

Hasp-carried

5
70/11

Dead bolt

9
70/8

Keeper-encasing

4
70/9

Dead bolt

10
70/10

Latching bolt

6
70/12

Latching bolt

2
70/13

Keeper-carried

11
70/DIG.14

Insertable permanent key

0
70/DIG.4

Jacobi

0
70/DIG.16

Jail door lock

0
70/DIG.47

Laterally movable key

1
70/DIG.51

Light sensitive control means

30
70/DIG.56

Lock protecting cover

29
70/DIG.43

Lock protectors

26
70/DIG.59

Lock with indicator

29
70/DIG.26

Locking lug on bolt

3
70/DIG.42

Lost motion devices

49
70/DIG.5

Magazine cylinder and pin tumblers

0
70/DIG.27

Manually locked, key-released

14
70/DIG.76

Manually operated tumbler

0
70/1

Miscellaneous

4
70/DIG.63

Multiple locks

78
70/DIG.68

Oblique bolt

1
70/266

Operating mechanism

11
70/284

Combination and key

133
70/285

Combination or key

107
70/286

Combination

12
70/314

Combination upsetting

35
70/289

Complex movement or puzzle type

29
70/290

Labyrinthian passage

9
70/287

Individual blocking elements

6
70/288

Selectively operable

29
70/320

Operating elements

4
70/321

Fences

12
70/322

Bolt or lock housing supported

23
70/330

Operating indicators

17
70/332

Dials

32
70/331

Portable combination setting guide

5
70/329

Spindles

21
70/323

Tumbler structure and position

28
70/327

Motion-restraining means

17
70/328

Friction holder

9
70/326

Mounts

12
70/324

Nested

6
70/325

Variant diameter

1
70/315

Permutation

63
70/316

Compound tumblers

74
70/318

Pin and socket

21
70/317

With fastener or holder

20
70/319

Removable change element

12
70/313

Step-by-step

30
70/333R

Tampering prevention or attach defeating

75
70/333A

Hidden or covered dial

31
70/334

Resonance type

3
70/291

Tumbler type

0
70/293

Plural independently operable sets

4
70/292

Plural interdependent sets

8
70/294

Single tumbler set

2
70/297

Individually set sliding tumblers

3
70/299

Associated movable operator

19
70/300

Removable

3
70/298

Manually operable

38
70/296

Interset sliding tumblers

0
70/301

Rotary or swinging tumblers

7
70/304

Individually set

11
70/306

Associated movable operator

20
70/308

Pin or rod and slot

5
70/307

Removable

3
70/309

Spindle operator

7
70/311

Axially shiftable spindle

23
70/310

Concentric spindles

8
70/312

Manually operable

294
70/305

Movable selector

10
70/302

Interset tumblers

10
70/303R

Tumblers released

15
70/303A

Fence held spaced from tumblers

80
70/295

With ball or roller

7
70/336

Key

11
70/390

False or picking key trapping

8
70/388

Key ejecting

22
70/389

Key-removal preventing

118
70/337

Multiple keys

91
70/339

Interdependent

34
70/340

Master- and change-key

59
70/341

Change-key shutout

21
70/342

Submaster- and change-key

2
70/343

Change-key shutout

5
70/338

Selective shutout type

32
70/391

Operating elements

8
70/393

Keys

7
70/409

Bitting

223
70/410

Frangible

4
70/411

Permutation

39
70/412

Threaded

6
70/408

Bow or head

208
70/414

Ejecting feature

6
70/413

Magnetic features

135
70/395

Multi-part structures

163
70/400

Nested second key

5
70/397

With extensible shank or stem

18
70/396

With foldable shank or stem

9
70/399

With pivoted or swinging bit portion

26
70/398

With slidable bit portion

45
70/394

Picking

51
70/401

Plural shanks, stems or bit wings

32
70/402

Single shank or stem

7
70/405

Flat rigid

25
70/406

Cylinder lock type

78
70/407

Irregular nonplanar or undulated

49
70/403

Round rigid

21
70/404

Tubular

62
70/392

Tumblers

24
70/382

Permutation

25
70/384

Adjustable tumblers

99
70/385

Removable change element

27
70/383

Automatically key set combinations

116
70/387

Push or pull key operation

73
70/344

Single key

7
70/347

Tumbler and ward type

12
70/348

Tumbler type

3
70/356

Cylinder type with auxiliary tumblers or wards

15
70/357

Cylinder type

5
70/359

Concentric tumblers

19
70/367

Cylinder and plug assembly

99
70/369

Key only controlled

139
70/368

Key- and tool-controlled

59
70/370

Cylinder attaching or mounting means

199
70/371

Detachable or removable cylinder

205
70/372

Operating elements, parts and adjuncts

54
70/381

Cylinder rings

34
70/373

Cylinder

66
70/374

Adjustable

17
70/379R

Operating connections

229
70/379A

Intermediate

13
70/380

Rollbacks

118
70/375

Plug

123
70/376

Tumblers

9
70/378

Pin

73
70/377

Plate

92
70/358

Plural tumbler sets

145
70/490

Rotary plug

15
70/365

Rotary or swinging tumblers

35
70/366

Transverse of plug

79
70/491

Sliding tumblers

141
70/496

Including sidebar

33
70/492

Transverse of plug

165
70/495

Including sidebar

162
70/493

Pin tumblers

260
70/494

Rotatable pins (e.g., medeco lock)

46
70/360

Sliding and rotary plug

129
70/361

Sliding plug

30
70/353

Rotary or swinging tumblers

4
70/354

Single set

6
70/355

Directly key engaged

31
70/349

Sliding and rotary or swinging tumblers

6
70/350

Sliding tumblers

6
70/351

Longitudinal

9
70/352

Transverse

52
70/345

Tumblerless push or pull key

11
70/346

Tumblerless warded

15
70/416

Tampering prevention or attack defeating

215
70/418

Anti-jimmy

54
70/419

Anti-pick

200
70/421

Guard tumbler

91
70/420

Guard ward

22
70/417

Armoring

304
70/429

Key securers, fasteners or retainers

26
70/430

Portable

14
70/423

Keyhole guards

107
70/425

Combination-controlled

9
70/426

Portable

8
70/427

Key-controlled

63
70/428

Portable

53
70/424

Portable

62
70/422

Yielding or frangible connections

179
70/386

With ball or roller

150
70/267

Predetermined time interval controlled

25
70/272

Clockwork control

14
70/273

Continuously operating once initiated

2
70/274

Emergency release

2
70/271

Electric

50
70/268

Positively initiated delay interval

17
70/269

Interval terminating

15
70/270

Repeating interval

3
70/275

Using a powered device (e.g., motor)

65
70/277

Electrical type (e.g., solenoid)

417
70/278.1

Actuated after correct combination recognized (e.g., numerical, alphabetical, or magnet(s) pattern)

192
70/278.2

Including use of a key

114
70/278.3

Key rotated (e.g., eurocylinder)

173
70/278.4

Using a dial having indicia or pointer and indicia

28
70/278.5

Plural interdependent or plural independently operable tumbler sets

7
70/278.6

With mechanism having rocker arm or linked bars

17
70/279.1

And alternately mechanically actuated by a key, dial, etc.

273
70/278.7

And details of blocking system (e.g., linkage, latch, pawl, spring)

213
70/283

Dogging manual operator

175
70/283.1

Key initiated actuation of device

68
70/280

Projected and retracted electrically

121
70/281

Projected electrically only

13
70/282

Retracted electrically only

53
70/276

Permanent magnet

272
70/DIG.60

Opposed cylinders

42
70/DIG.52

Over center spring

9
70/431

Parts, attachments, accessories and adjuncts

48
70/461

Adjustment provisions

109
70/464

Antifriction provisions

5
70/432

Condition indicators

163
70/441

Attention-directing

51
70/438

Contactual feeler

12
70/439

Tampering detector

28
70/440

With seal

19
70/433

With recorder

6
70/434

Electric

28
70/435

Padlock

9
70/436

With register

8
70/437

Padlock

9
70/465

Emergency unlocking or release arrangements

66
70/442

For combination-operated mechanism

8
70/446

Combination finders

19
70/443

Housings

24
70/445

Knobs, hand grips, etc.

13
70/444

Operating attachments

10
70/447

For key-operated mechanism

9
70/452

Escutcheons

88
70/448

Housings

43
70/449

Cylindrical

30
70/450

Face plate

30
70/451

Mounting arrangements

221
70/453

Key guides, internal

34
70/456R

Key holders

420
70/457

Flexible

63
70/458

One-piece

59
70/456B

Parallel key loops, coaxially mounted, individually movable

31
70/459

Releasable catches

150
70/460

Key identification

45
70/454

Key insertion guides

53
70/455

Keyhole covers

178
70/466

Mounting aids, guides and assistors

71
70/462

Reversible structures

72
70/463

Silencers or mufflers

1
70/DIG.9

Pawl and ratchet lock

16
70/DIG.25

Peripheral pin on tumbler

4
70/DIG.21

Permutation, rotatable-segemental tumbler bolts

1
70/DIG.15

Plug with tumbler retainer

3
70/14

Portable

609
70/19

Clamps

178
70/15

Fetters

30
70/16

Manacles and cuffs

169
70/17

Nippers

14
70/18

Shackles

459
70/20

Padlocks

22
70/21

Combination and/or key-controlled

106
70/22

Combination-controlled

22
70/30

Flexible shackle

134
70/23

Non-shackle type

24
70/24

Rigid shackle

10
70/27

Pivoted

5
70/28

Sliding detent

44
70/29

Swinging detent

11
70/25

Sliding

165
70/26

Removable

44
70/31

Key-controlled

11
70/49

Flexible shackle

233
70/32

Non-shackle type

33
70/33

Housing extension and cooperating detent

35
70/34

Single stem or shank

201
70/35

Rigid shackle

5
70/36

Divided shackle

3
70/37

Divided jaw type

4
70/41

Pivoted

12
70/48

Arcuate locus

10
70/42

Sliding detent

3
70/43

Free end only engaged

13
70/44

Pivoted end only engaged

2
70/45

Swinging detent

7
70/46

Free end only engaged

14
70/47

Pivoted end only engaged

1
70/38R

Sliding

30
70/40

Arcuate locus

13
70/38A

Both legs engaged

162
70/38C

Long leg engaged

43
70/39

Removable

117
70/38B

Short leg engaged

37
70/51

Parts, accessories, attachments and adjuncts

45
70/52

Housings

126
70/54

Protectors

121
70/55

Sheaths

58
70/56

Shields or canopies

248
70/53

Shackles

107
70/50

With seal

22
70/DIG.32

Positioners

1
70/DIG.20

Push to project and lock bolt, key-released

25
70/DIG.18

Revolving door lock

1
70/DIG.3

Schlage

2
70/DIG.57

Screw guard

132
70/DIG.23

Segmental slot in tumbler cooperating with a pin

1
70/DIG.22

Segmental tumbler

1
70/DIG.19

Showcase lock

3
70/DIG.7

Sleeve with embeddable tooth

0
70/DIG.78

Sliding and oscillating bolt

0
70/DIG.79

Sliding and rotary bolt

5
70/DIG.80

Sliding bolt with sliding operating means

7
70/DIG.13

Socket-key lock

2
70/57

Special application

235
70/57.1

For antitheft signaling device on protected article

337
70/237

For automotive vehicles

358
70/258

Accessories

158
70/259

Spare or mounted wheel or tire

87
70/260

Tire or rim only

13
70/254

Control levers with switch

27
70/242

Fuel valve

18
70/244

Cap combined

2
70/243

With switch

10
70/240

Hood

30
70/241

With switch

28
70/255

Other element with switch

26
70/253

Pilot wheel control or linkage

11
70/238

Plural point

146
70/239

With switch

30
70/256

Remote control

130
70/257

With switch

138
70/252

Steering mechanism with switch

342
70/245

Transmission

35
70/246

Cover combined

9
70/249

Planetary type

3
70/250

With switch

2
70/247

Selective-type shift rod, fork or block

138
70/248

With switch

70
70/251

With switch

8
70/77

For closures

44
70/78

Cabinet

68
70/81

Projectable bolt

34
70/83

Multidirectional displacement

17
70/82

Multiple bolts

17
70/84

Swinging and hooked end

31
70/79

Projecting lug type

13
70/80

External catch

14
70/158

Cover, lid, cap, encasing shield

83
70/159

Pivoted

147
70/160

Cover-carried lock

47
70/161

Dead bolt

36
70/162

Latching bolt

41
70/163

Removable

88
70/166

Directly seating

38
70/167

Cover-carried lock

61
70/168

Dead bolt

81
70/169

Latching bolt

52
70/164

External locking devices

202
70/165

Freely movable when locked

55
70/170

Movably seating

14
70/171

Cover-carried lock

20
70/172

Dead bolt

24
70/173

Latching bolt

13
70/91

Door

31
70/94

Braces

43
70/92

Emergency exit

115
70/93

Links to limit opening

45
70/95

Sliding door

61
70/96

Extending keeper

3
70/98

Extensible

1
70/97

Rigid or fixed

23
70/100

Projectable bolt

83
70/99

Projecting or extending bolt

49
70/101

Swinging door

44
70/107

Combined dead bolt and latching bolt

200
70/110

Dead bolt, dogged latch bolt

29
70/111

Manually dogged latch bolt

11
70/108

Multiple dead bolts

36
70/109

Multiple latch bolts

20
 

Dead bolts

 
70/113

Multiple

6
70/117

Sliding and rotary

1
70/114

Sliding and swinging

8
70/115

Combination operable only

6
70/116

Key operable only

14
70/118

Sliding

52
70/119

Combination operable only

12
70/120

Key operable only

59
70/121

Swinging

10
70/122

Combination operable only

0
70/123

Key operable only

10
70/124

Single

4
70/140

Screw

10
70/128

Sliding and rotary

18
70/125

Sliding and swinging

3
70/126

Combination operable only

2
70/127

Key operable only

11
70/129

Sliding

95
70/133

Combination operable only

19
70/132

Curved

0
70/131

Keeper interlocking

21
70/134

Key operable only

141
70/130

Multidirectional displacement

6
70/135

Swinging

21
70/138

Combination operable only

1
70/136

Keeper and housing interlocking

8
70/139

Key operable only

38
70/137

With hooked end

20
70/102

Interfitting lock housing and keeper

17
70/106

Locking latch bolt, biased

14
70/103

Multiple dead bolts

12
70/104

Sliding dead bolt

20
70/105

Swinging dead bolt

8
70/141

Locking latch bolts, biased

9
70/156

Combination and/or key operable

8
70/157

Trip release

5
70/154

Gravity projected

1
70/155

Projecting mechanism is lock controlled

2
70/142

Keeper interlocking

7
70/143

Projectable beyond normal biased position

33
70/144

Spring projected

17
70/145

Manually operable

3
70/467

Directly acting dog for exterior, manual, bolt manipulator

56
70/471

Dog and dog actuator always interconnected

8
70/469

Dog having a dog

9
70/472

Exterior manipulator declutched from bolt when dogged

185
70/481

Interior manual bolt-manipulator serves as dog-controller

12
70/482

For both dogging and undogging

7
70/489

Manual bolt-manipulator is lever

24
70/488

Manual bolt-manipulator is slidable only

6
70/473

Manual dog-controller concentric with bolt manipulator

10
70/475

Additional dog-controller key actuated for dogging and undogging

10
70/476

Dog-controller axially slidable and axially rotatable

10
70/477

Dog-controller rotatable

11
70/478

Key-actuated lock releases dog

27
70/479

Manual bolt-manipulator operation releases dog

9
70/480

Manual bolt-manipulator operation releases dog

2
70/474

Shiftable rollback serves as dog

4
70/483

Manual dog-controller

15
70/486

Accessible at door edge

10
70/487

Slidable only

5
70/484

With additional lock actuated dog-controller

15
70/485

Additional dog-controller controls both dogging and undogging

11
70/468

Related dog for interior, manual, bolt manipulator

17
70/470

Related dogging means for latch-bolt

5
70/150

Dogged bolt or connections

50
70/151R

Automatic

10
70/151A

Snub bolt

4
70/152

By manipulator

9
70/153

Connections only

12
70/149

Freely movable external manipulator

89
70/85

Drawer

52
70/86

Dead bolt

25
70/87

Till

4
70/88

Combination

2
70/89

Window

25
70/90

Sliding sash

32
70/174

For control and machine elements

19
70/229

Bolt, nut, stud, stud-cap

40
70/232

Encased

335
70/231

Freely movable when locked

52
70/230

Locked stationary

46
70/190

Gear

28
70/191

Planetary

1
70/207

Handle, handwheel or knob

43
70/224

Lock and handle assembly

306
70/208

Retractable or flush handle

287
70/209

Rotary or swinging

320
70/218

Freely movable when locked

108
70/219

Combination lock

8
70/220

Push pin or button

8
70/221

Handle-carried key lock

38
70/222

Coaxial clutch connection

45
70/223

Axially movable clutch

99
70/210

Locked stationary

137
70/213

Combination lock

44
70/214

Push pin or button

53
70/211

Externally mounted locking device

111
70/212

With padlock

141
70/215

Handle-carried key lock

66
70/216

Coaxially mounted

25
70/217

Axially movable bolt

10
70/192

Lever

8
70/193

Guide

1
70/196

Fixed lever-receiving keeper

2
70/197

Lever-carried lock

5
70/194

Quadrant

0
70/195

Lever-carried lock

8
70/198

Multiple

5
70/199

Externally mounted locking device

51
70/200

With padlock

28
70/201

Single

65
70/204

Disconnectable

13
70/202

Externally mounted locking device

128
70/203

With padlock

91
70/205

Foldable

3
70/206

Universal mounting

2
70/181

Rod

26
70/182

Rotary shaft

35
70/188

Freely movable when locked

6
70/189

Shaft-carried clutch

36
70/183

Locked stationary

38
70/184

Housing-carried lock

26
70/185

Dead bolt

47
70/186

Latching bolt

195
70/187

Shaft-carried lock

6
70/175

Valve

47
70/176

Locked stationary

21
70/177

Externally mounted locking device

69
70/178

Valve encasing

80
70/179

Housing-carried lock

34
70/180

With padlock

94
70/225

Wheel

67
70/226

Rotation blocking

344
70/228

Brake type

20
70/227

Spoke gap traversing type

51
70/233

For cycles

343
70/234

Anchors

62
70/236

Drive

20
70/235

Stands

35
70/58

For portable articles

976
70/59

Canes, umbrellas, apparel

74
70/63

Receptacle

418
70/64

Bag

24
70/67

Attache or briefcase, portfolio

16
70/68

Interengageable slide fastener type

102
70/65

Collapsible throat

12
70/66

Pivoted rigid jaw

4
70/69

Trunk and/or suitcase

67
70/71

Bolt type

59
70/72

Hasp controlled

9
70/74

Hasp type

27
70/75

Hasp-carried lock

15
70/73

Link and lever of hasp type

13
70/76

Loop type

8
70/70

Projecting fixed or movable lug type

35
70/60

Robes

8
70/62

Supporting stands

82
70/61

Tools

31
70/261

For seats

36
70/DIG.74

Spring tumbler

1
70/DIG.36

Spring-returned lock cylinder

6
70/DIG.33

Starting point

1
70/DIG.30

Switch lock

74
70/262

Systems

32
70/263

Operation and control

51
70/264

Central control

198
70/265

Serially operable

8
70/DIG.72

Telephone lock

21
70/DIG.10

Thermally controlled

9
70/DIG.73

Thumb latch operator

4
70/DIG.45

Time lock and auxiliary lock operable on failure of time lock

0
70/DIG.50

Time lock, fluid-controlled

1
70/DIG.1

Tumbler registerable with aperture

1
70/DIG.2

Tumbler, lateral locking

0
70/DIG.55

Unitary multiple springs

7
70/DIG.29

Wedge tumbler

1
70/DIG.49

With alarm

105
 
 
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