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Where Can I Hide My Key?

Good Places to Hide A Key For many of us, we need a good, safe place to hide a spare key. There might come a time when you might misplace your keys, lock yourself out of the house, need to let someone into your place when you are not home, etc, etc. The worst place […]

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History of Locks and Keys

Locks of Ancient Civilizations The oldest known mechanically functioning lock was an Egyptian door lock used about 2000 B.C. A forerunner of modern pin-tumbler security, the lock consisted of a vertical wooden housing containing several loose wooden pegs of different lengths. These pegs fitted into holes bored in the top of a wooden bolt, preventing […]

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