Dartington Steel Thumb latch or Suffolk Latch 03-070 Waxed or Patine


Dartington Steel Thumb latch, a traditional suffolk latch set which are hand forged and finished in the UK
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Dartington Steel Thumb latch 03-070 Rustix

03-070-05 Waxed
03-070-02 Pewter Patine

Hand Finished in the UK

190mm/7.5″ overall handle length.

Latch Bar – 7 inch in length which is plain with no detail unlike many bars which have a cross forged into it.

Complete with a pyramid stud, simpl;e door spike and latch staple keep.  This latch staple is a very traditional design which should be hammered through the door, clenched over on the reverse like a staple.

A traditional latch set with a Suffolk bean end design made to look like a broad bean from many years ago.

Two finishes available Rustix wax or Pewter Patine

The latch has been traditionally forged on the anvil.

Privacy version with locking pin

Dartington Steel Thumb latch Rustix collection

There are two finishes available in the Rustix range – please see description for the available finishes and price difference.

Beeswax is a traditional finish which protects the metal. The beeswax is applied while the metal is hot from the forge and the colours vary from dark brown grey to black. This finish is best for internal use.

Patine – This has a pewter patine (old iron colour Dull Pewter Grey) and has anti corrosive properties which makes it ideal for external use.  Please allow 6 weeks for these as they are hand made to order.

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