Vintage Skeleton Keys

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Vintage Skeleton Keys

Vintage Skeleton Keys

The first keys and locks were probably invented by the Egyptians around 4,000 years ago, but since they were made of wood, they haven't survived. Once locks and keys started being made of metal they became collectibles. So why would you want to collect vintage skeleton keys?  They are cheap, easily available, and have great decorative potential. Many of these vintage skeleton keys have highly decorative designs on the bow.

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Because skeleton keys are so plentiful, they make a very inexpensive collectibles. Often being sold in large lots, and even very old keys can be bought for much less than comparable items from the same era. Vintage skeleton keys are a great way to introduce children to the joys of collecting.

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