Brass Through Shutter Latch
Brass Through Shutter Latch. These solid brass shutter latches are polished and lacquered to prevent immediate tarnish. They are intended to be mortised through the bottom of the shutter and hook to their keeper mounted on the window sill. When open they connect to a keeper mounted on the exterior of the home. These latches take the place of both dogs and slide bolts. These latches are meant for use on shutters 1-3/8″ thick or less. Each kit includes the latch, a plate for the rear of the shutter, a keeper for the sill, and a keeper for the wall. One kit will do a single shutter, you will need two kits for each window.
The latch itself (the part that goes through the shutter) measures 2-3/8″ at the top and 1-15/16″ at the bottom
The pull (the piece that you would operate) measures-1-1/4″ tall and projects out 2″ at the most (latch is 1-3/8″ from the plate)
The plate connected to the latch is 2″ wide and 1-1/2″ tall
The plate that goes on the rear measures 1-3/8″ tall and 1-1/2″ wide
The sill keeper (looks like bottle opener) is 1-3/4″ deep and 1″ wide
The wall keeper (L shaped) is 1-1/16″ tall, 15/16″ wide and projects 1″ from the wall