The Chubb Archive is part of The History of Locks Museum Resources
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© 2004 - 2016
Your one-stop resource for dating & information on vintage and antique Chubb Locks, Safes & Security Equipment
The site records, with great fondness, the history of both the products and the people of the company. Therefore do contact us if you, a family member or if one of your ancestors worked for Chubb or one of their subsidiaries.
One purpose is to help those who may be in doubt as to the age of an old Chubb Lock, a Chubb Safe, or other Chubb security equipment or product especially if bearing a serial number or alternatively perhaps you are looking for historical information.
Chubb, in their later years acquired Hobbs Hart, Milner, and Chatwood Milner. Year dates can also be given for these companies products.
Enquiries, comment and criticism welcome, contact our archavist. (More info on our contact page), additionally we are always looking to document and preserve past Chubb artefacts - do get in touch if you can help or add to this site in any way.
Picture reproduced by kind permission of Lord Hayter
CHUBB’S 1828 LOCK FOR THE BANK OF ENGLAND
Welcome to the Chubb Archive Web Site
The Header Banner depicts a sense of the rational for this site. People working making Chubb security products and a version of the lock that started it all in 1818 - The Chubb Detector Lock. The Chubb Fish logo represents the keen brand identity the company portrayed throughout its life in the badges crests and escutcheons and other branding, always keeping the Chubb name in front of users.
|Early Sales/Offices/ChubbGroup/1980s & on|
|The Detector Mechanism|
|Chubb Money Boxes|
|The Aubin Trophy|
|Lock Number 696|
|Lock Register 1819 - 1828|
|Lock Register 1829 - 1840|
|Lock Register 1841 - 1850|
|Lock Register 1851 - 1860|
|Lock Register 1861 - 1870|
|Lock Register 1871 - 1880|
|Lock Register 1881 - 1890|
|Lock Register 1891 - 1900|
|Lock Register 1901 - 1910|
|Lock Register 1911 - 1920|
|Lock Register 1921- 1936|
|Post 1936 Locks|
|Ibbs - Export is Fun|
|Back to Work|
|My Export Career begins|
|The Happy Years|
|Back to The Midlands|
|Back to The Midlands - part 2|
|The Midlands - again!|
|The Final Years|
|Slingsby Dart T51 Sailplane|