The European padlock. Objects from the Hanns Schell Collection.
This book is not only a tribute to the extraordinary artistry and artisanship of people over many centuries, this book follows the eras from Roman times up to the beginning of the 20th century and tries to illustrate the various locking systems in their individual variations. These are supported with 720 pictures in colour, 20 technical drawings and numerous hallmarks.
Text in German and English, Hardcover
Size: 30,0 x 21,5 cm
Publisher: Self-publishing company Hanns Schell Collection, Graz 2009