1950's picklock restored

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1950's picklock restored

Postby Jrarbogast » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:29 am

Just got it back and Bill did an awesome job restoring it! Looks beautiful... I may keep it for a while or put it up for sale for someone else to enjoy. I will put a before on for comparison.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby hearandgone » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:57 am

Absolutely beautiful!

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby thom » Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:31 am

Really nice. You saved a piece of history. Well done. Can't wait to see before and after pics.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby rock-n-roll$$$$$$ » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:38 am

nice,Bill has done a few for me all way's A+++++.

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby JulesVane » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:57 am

Wow, that's really beautiful! Bill did a great job and you have a great piece now.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby DonC » Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:43 pm

And Bill hits another one out of the park. Beautiful work.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby whippersnapper » Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:39 pm

Turned out great!

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby Jrarbogast » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:46 pm

Thank you and yes Bill did a fabulous job! If I should ever decide to part with it, anyone reccomend a site to put up for sale? I guess I can use the buy/sell section here.

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby sammy the blade » Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:26 pm

Sharperdeal auction would be a good place to sell it if you don't want to sell it here.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby Fishtail Picklock » Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:23 pm

Outstanding job, Bill!
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby texans123 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:59 am

Looks great :shock:

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby john » Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:19 pm

Wow it looks awesome!
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby fastr19 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:19 pm

Does that tang stamp justice.

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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby JulesVane » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:27 pm

I've noticed on many a vintage piece, that the safety slot at the safe position, has a tiny hole there. Is this where a red dot once was? I understand that the red dot safety was once a red plastic insert as compared to some they just paint the red dot in on the more modern pieces. Just curious.
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Re: 1950's picklock restored

Postby Bill DeShivs » Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:11 pm

No. The hole was drilled to start the safety slot.
Red dot holes are much bigger.
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