My Skeleton Keys

I was inspired to put together my antique key collection for a photo…

Some are skeleton keys, some are keys for wind-up clocks. The giant one is not a real-working key, just a whimsical decoration.
And I have to admit, I inherited this collection. I hope to add to it though.
Last night when I was out and about I saw

and I had to take a picture
I love the shadow box frame.

5 replies on “My Skeleton Keys”

  1. hello my name is Chelsea,
    im currently 14 years old… and at the age of 6 i found a skeleton key in my backyard and i kept it ever since, i would really like to know more answers, this topic really intreges me i would like more questions of mine answered.
    thank you!

  2. hello Webster…..i am OBSESSED with these types of keys and i would like to know where you find all of these, the only ones i have found were from my dad when i was six years old. i still have them but i would like to get ones that are more unique and sophisticated.

  3. hello, this is in reply to all those people looking for skeleton keys, i may be only 15 years old but i think i can help. I have over 300 skeleton keys as of right now, and i find that the antique shops near me are quite good about tracking down unmatched (not having a lock they go into) keys and often sell them fairly cheap. although, with all the idiots these days collecting antiques with no idea how precious they are, prices are soaring

Comments are closed.