Set of 90 Antique keys Antique Skeleton Key Lot. Estate fresh. Antique and collectable keys for doors, cabinets, etc. Some are marked. Some have a little rust. There are over 90 keys. Don't miss out
Key Set - Sold July 2013 Stop in we have old keys for sale!
Piano Sonata in F major, K. 280- 1st mov. Allegro assai by Mozart
The Piano Sonata in F major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, K. 332/300k, was written at the same time as the Piano Sonata, K. 330 and Piano Sonata, K. 331 (Alla turca), Mozart numbering them as a set from one to three. They were once believed to have been written in the late 1770s in Paris, but it is now thought more likely that they date from 1783.
Vienna has been suggested as a possible place of composition, with others believing the sonatas were written during a visit to Salzburg where Mozart introduced his wife, Constanze, to his father, Leopold. All three sonatas were published in Vienna in 1784.
History of Keys!
As long ago as the ancient Near East
Clay tablets from the ancient Babylonian Empire, almost 4,000 years ago, depict keys.
Greek woman with bronze key on her shoulder.
Keys in Ancient Greece
The Greek word kleis is the root of the French clef. In Ancient Greece, keys were used for temple locks and Spartan locks. Women carried the angular bronze keys on one shoulder. One literary source, Homer, speaks of the key to Odysseus’s storeroom. The Greeks are said to have invented the keyhole, while the Romans refined it.
Angled bronze key from the Artemis Hemera temple in Lusoi, Arcadia. The inscription confirms that it is a temple key. Length 40.5 cm. 5th century BC. The original is at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Ancient Greece Timeline
This History Timeline has been developed to provide a 'snapshot' of the famous people and events during this historical time period. Important dates in a fast, comprehensive, chronological, or date order providing an actual sequence of important past events which were of considerable significance to the famous people involved in this time period. A full History Timeline... Read on! Click Here
Early Roman keys possessed technical finesse and elegance. They were primarily status symbols for those who had property to protect. Some keys also reflect the architecture of the day, made not only to fit into a lock, but also to look like the door the lock is in.
Roman key of bronze, circa 3rd C AD.
Roman key finger ring of bronze.
Archaeologists have found many bronze and iron keys in Saalburg, the citadel at the Roman Limes, built to hold off the barbarian invasions. Today Saalburg is a museum 30 km north of Frankfurt am Main in Germany.
Another Roman innovation is the tiny key included in a finger ring. Women used keys like this for their jewelry boxes.
Bronze keys from the Migration Age…
European keys in the 6th–9th centuries generally reflect the dominant styles of the era, which makes it relatively easy to determine their age even without access to their locks. Merovingian keys (about 500-750) are more rough-hewn than their predecessors, revealing a regression in craftsmanship. Carolingian keys (about 750-960) usually have a bow shaped like a cross, a bishop’s miter, or other religious symbols.
Keys, 1st - 7th century, provincial Roman. Bronze.
7th-century bronze keys.
Medieval Large Bronze Keys
Set of Antique keys
Set of 90 Antique keys
wow!! UP FOR GRABS IS THIS AWESOME LOT OF 90 OLD ANTIQUE SKELETON KEYS. YOU ARE GETTING THE WHOLE LOT. THERE IS AN ASSORTMENT OF DIFFERENT KEYS HERE. FURNITURE BRASS CABINET CLOCK BARREL PLUS MORE.
THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND CHECK OUT MY OTHER Ebay AUCTIONS by Clicking Here
$325.00 Reduced 20% ________________ Your Price $260.00
BUY WITH CONFIDENCE Please note our feedback on Ebay is over 975 positive comments. Often mentioned is a high level of satisfaction with the overall buying experience and the special care in packaging and speed in shipping. My ebay store is found under floyd2453.
International buyers must pay actual shipping to your country,"DO NOT bid first, please e-mail me at email@example.com for a rate quote to your country. I will need a postal code to give a rate quote for the actual shipping.
Please buy with confidence, I have traded in quality Antiques and Collectibles since 1997. Please know that your item will be properly secured for Pick up or shipping.
Any questions, please feel free to ask.
This collection Can be inspected at:
WEST SAINT PAUL ANTIQUES,
880 Smith Avenue South,
West St Paul, MN 55118.
Shipping and insurance is $19.00 anywhere in the US or you can pick up theis item for FREE and save on shipping and handling fees. You will be charged a $5.00 handling fee plus your shipping and insurance for a total of $24.00 if we ship this item. You can buy it now with PayPal. Or you can pay by Cashiers check, personal check, money orders but you must email me 1st before sending payment. I will ship worldwide but please inquire about shipping costs outside the USA. Please provide city, country and zip code when making inquiry. PAYPAL ONLY FOR OUTSIDE US BIDDERS. Payment expected within 6 days of closing the sale. Please email me with any questions at:
Go to the top of each page of our website for the menu bar of categories. You will see a drop down menu appear for each category. Click a link to browse or click our Site Map and Categories to find your link.
Me with your feedback on how I can Improve this website.