Cello Lock

This lock is not very difficult to open, so it probably doesn't really count as a puzzle lock, but I like the musical motif.  The arm is the locking pin which can be removed when the key is inserted correctly in a hole at the base.

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Chinese Brass Lock

Many mechanical puzzles are just for the fun of solving them.  This puzzle is designed with a practical purpose-- to thwart thieves.

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Click solution to see the rather complicated process to open the lock.


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