Thumb Latch

(16 customer reviews)

$21.60

Traditional alternative to a modern door knob. Cast Iron, Vintage Iron Finish

486 in stock

Warranty: 30 Days

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Description

 

Old-style and fully functional reproduction of a thumb latch set with a working lock catch. Includes mounting screws.

Note: Generally used on an inswing door so that the thumb bar is on the outside and the lock is on the inside. Can be used on an outswing door but the thumb bar will be on the inside and the lock will be on the outside. Outswing doors are not very common in residential construction but often used for closets.

Additional information
Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 6.5 × 1.75 × 1.5 in

16 reviews for Thumb Latch

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  2. Ed Stocks

    Ed S. (verified owner)

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    Nice solid tactile product compared to pressed steel alternatives. Latches reliably and with a nice click. Is a size medium. No issues with my large hands. Includes the pull handle for the other side. Includes a locking part.

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  3. patrick gipson (verified owner)

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  4. Drew H. (verified owner)

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    Nice quality product

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  5. Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Just what I was looking for!

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  6. Robert Heinemann (verified owner)

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  7. Jane S. (verified owner)

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    Lovely quality at a good price. Very solid, no edges, and feels great in the hand.

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  8. Joel (verified owner)

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  9. Martin (verified owner)

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    Very solid hardware. Arrived in just a few days. Already installed, Beautiful!

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  10. Phread Cichowski (verified owner)

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    Required some work to make it fit. Some of the holes were not large enough to fit the screws and some burrs needed to be filed off. Once installed, it works well though.

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  11. Anonymous (verified owner)

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    Perfect match to the original hardware on the other doors.
    Received the item quickly.

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  12. Casey D. (verified owner)

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    The castings are sloppy and a little on the thin side. I had to grind down a section of the rod and chisel out the top and bottom of the door hole so it would sit level through the door. The latch mechanism is too loose to sit as shown in the catalog photos; mine sits down on the handle bar. Luckily I bought a few kits because the first one wasn’t sloppy enough to entirely lay on the handle and would bind the latch in the open position. I mistakenly tried to bend the piece back but it broke. If this happens to you, ream out the lock so it hangs further out without binding rather than trying to match the catalog photo. Instructions are poorly written and printed; a schematic was so light as to be illegible so the plan on a test installation in some scrap wood first.

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  13. Jeffrey Weber (verified owner)

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    Loved the latch. Instructions for installation were very difficult to follow.

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  14. Jamie Warner

    Jamie W. (verified owner)

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    I bought three of these latches for my historic home. They came within a day or two. Super fast delivery though I didn’t pay for anything extra. They look lovely. Fit right in with the aesthetic and were easy to install. Thank you. I’ll definitely be back!

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  15. Tyra (verified owner)

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    Solid and high quality. Very pretty. The only kicker is that it’s impossible to unlock from both sides, which makes it dangerous (at least for us!) with kids and teenagers either accidentally locking themselves in or not wanting us in.

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  16. Normand Mercier (verified owner)

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