Locksmith History

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History Of LocksmithLocksmith In Miami305-224-1980

Locksmith: A ProfessionLocksmithing is art of designing and producing locks and other mechanisms used to secure buildings, storage, objects, safes, rooms and other places. Locksmiths are talented metal-workers with the knowledge of shaping the meta pieces of the locks, and doing much of the hard file-work.

Ancient LocksmithsTraces of Locksmithing have been recovered from the Ancient Egypt and Babylon, estimated 4000 years ago. At that time Locksmiths used created wooden devices in which tin tumbler principle was used to prevent free movement of the door bar. The Lock was in the shape of modern toothbrush that was to lock the doors. One of those simple locks was discovered in the remains of the Assyrian Empire, in the city of Khorsabad near Nineveh. The lock found has been estimated to be around 704 BC old.

Introduction Of Metallurgy in Locksmithing

In 18th century after the Metallurgy was adopted, Locksmiths were now able to make more durable locks and keys. New Design of Locks were also introduced, which were more durable and safer than before. People started demanding for Metal Locks for better security for their houses, safes and other buildings.

Famous Locks made in 18th Century

In 18th Century many new locks were deigned which changed the meaning of Locks and Locksmithing.Now here is the glimpse of few of the Locksmith who really challenged the the way the Locks were made and were very durable and tough to break-in.

Locksmiths Of 18th Century: Joseph Bramah

In 1784, Joseph Bramah made Bramah Locks, the one of the very first and best locks ever known.He threw an open challenge to open break his lock. For 67 years nobody was able to break the lock, until in 1851, an Americal Locksmith did it, but it took him 51 hours (in 16 days) to open his Lock.

Locksmiths Of 18th Century: Jeremiah Chubb

Inventor of first of its kind of lock, which detects if someone is trying to break in the lock, it will jam itself. The lock mechanism was so made that if someone tried to break the, and touch the special lever it will jam the whole process, and will not open until the original or special Master key is used to unlock in other direction.

Locksmiths Of 18th Century:James Sargent

The First one to introduce a Combination Lock. This Lock was also widely used as Safe locks. He started manufacturing locks under the company name S&G Locks, and are still selling their products through various associated Distributors.

Locksmiths Of 18th Century: Samuel Segal

Its when a police officer thought of protecting its people from thieves. Samuel Segal invented a lock which was tough enough to be broken by any thief.

Locksmiths Of 18th Century: Harry Soref

Inventor of very first PadLock. He wanted to make an affordable Lock which is not just handy and easy to use but is also hard to break.So every-time you lock your door with an handy lock say thanks to Harry Soref.

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