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If It Moves, Lock It!
It wasn't long after the automobile began its ride to popularity that aftermarket locks became available to protect the driver's valuables, including the car itself.

Hundreds of Ideas
Hundreds of ideas for locking devices began showing up at the patent office: some were good ideas, others, not so. Locks became available for wheels, spare tires, lap robes, foot pedals, gas lines, and in the case of the Model T Ford, even locks on top of locks.

The Demise of Accessory Locks
Most accessory locks became obsolete with the popularization of closed cars with their lockable doors and trunks, although a few remained for exterior use, such as for gas caps, fender skirts and even license plate frames.

Accessory Locks for Antique Cars

Spare Tire Locks - Page 4

junkunc spare tire wraparound lock
Junkunc spare tire lock. Junkunc used this ball lock style for chain locks and for stand-alone padlocks.
fox band lock
Fox spare tire band lock. This lock mechanism was also configured as a padlock.
johnson band lock
Johnson Bandlok.
unknown band lock
Unknown manufacturer made this band lock
unknown band lock
Another band lock by an unknown manufacturer
unknown band lock
Yet another band lock from an unknown manufacturer
johnson cable lock
Johnson armored cable lock
johnson cable lock
Johnson armored cable lock
Tire 1 Tire 2 Tire 3 Tire 4 Tire 5 Nut 1 Nut 2 Padlock 1 Padlock 2 Wheel 1 Ignition 1