Robert Barron (locksmith)

Robert Barron
Robert Barron was an English locksmith notable for his invention of the double–acting tumbler lock in 1778.wikipedia
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Robert Barron was an English locksmith notable for his invention of the double–acting tumbler lock in 1778.

Lever tumbler lock

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Robert Barron was an English locksmith notable for his invention of the double–acting tumbler lock in 1778.
"Double acting" lever tumbler locks were invented in 1778 by Robert Barron of England.

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Robert Barron was an English locksmith notable for his invention of the double–acting tumbler lock in 1778.

Lock and key

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The lever tumbler lock, which uses a set of levers to prevent the bolt from moving in the lock, was invented by Robert Barron in 1778.

Chubb detector lock

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Building on earlier work by Robert Barron and Joseph Bramah, Jeremiah developed a four-lever lock that when picked or opened with the wrong key would stop working until a special key was used to reset it.

Mortise lock

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Three British locksmiths, Robert Barron, Joseph Bramah, and Jeremiah Chubb, all played a role in creating modern lever tumbler locks.