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Hardware For Attaching Briefcase Locks

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I recently received some of the round briefcase locks from Abbey England, and I was wondering what you guys use to attach these locks to your leather. I've seen a couple of folks on these boards use these same locks, but I'm having a hard time finding hardware with a thin enough post that is also long enough to fit through the front plate of the lock, 8-10 oz of leather, and the back plate of the lock. Let me know what has worked for you! Thanks!


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What you are looking for are long thin brass pins commonly called Escutcheon Pins

They are used just like a rivet; the end is cut off and peened over the back plate

I should think that your lock source would also have sold them


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