ACCESSORY OF THE DAY - 01/20/12 - JOHNSON SPARE TIRE LOCK

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jay - In Northern California on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 10:36 am:

This is one of the most heavy duty solid built spare tire lock setups I've come by.




Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Wayne Sheldon, Grass Valley, CA on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 12:29 pm:

Neat! Thank you, Jay!


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Lance Sorenson, North Carolina on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 01:13 pm:

Reminds me of the old saying, "lock your Johnson"


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By A. J. "Art" Bell on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 03:28 pm:

Here are the patents for the dates shown on the lock name plate.

Colvin L. Johnson
Chicago, Illinois
Assignor to
Johnson Automobile Lock Company
Chicago, Illinois
Automobile Spare Tire Lock
Patent number: 1346964
Filing date: Mar 27, 1919
Issue date: Jul 20, 1920
http://tinyurl.com/asccesb

Colvin L. Johnson
Chicago, Illinois
Assignor to
Johnson Automobile Lock Company
Chicago, Illinois
Locking Device
Patent number: 1380719
Filing date: Sep 8, 1919
Issue date: Jun 7, 1921
http://tinyurl.com/aqubnfx

Colvin L. Johnson
Chicago, Illinois
Assignor to
Johnson Automobile Lock Company
Chicago, Illinois
Automobile Tire Cable Lock
Patent number: 1394259
Filing date: Feb 6, 1920
Issue date: Oct 18, 1921
http://tinyurl.com/aexd455

Colvin L. Johnson
Chicago, Illinois
Assignor to
Johnson Automobile Lock Company
Chicago, Illinois
Armored Cable
Patent number: 1414024
Filing date: Sep 8, 1919
Issue date: Apr 25, 1922
http://tinyurl.com/a4yc6zx


Johnson also held a number of patents for ‘Gearshift’ locks.

Duro Metal Products were the manufactures of light industrial
and home owner wood and metal working tools (drill press etc).
I have the Duro (Dremel style) heavy duty hand grinder kit
with the little drill press, router, wood lathe etc attachments
for it, with a new spare hand grinder as well.

Regards
Art


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Richard Wolf on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 04:59 pm:

Lance;
Does that have something to do with a zipper? LOL


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Lance Sorenson, North Carolina on Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 06:06 pm:

I have no idea Richard. It just sounded funny to me :-)


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