Theft Warning Auto Lock

Theft Warning Auto Lock

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The Theft Warning Auto-Lock Corporation manufactured this locking device during the early 1920s. The lock attaches to the wheel of an automobile, sounding an alarm if the wheel moves and preventing the full rotation of the tire.
Object Name
wheel lock
date made
ca 1915
overall: 11 in x 6 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 16.51 cm x 19.05 cm
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
America On The Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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