ur keys came from England almost 30 years ago. "Blue Peter," the long-running BBC children's program has often promoted fund raisers for various
charities. In this instance, the program encouraged children from 'throughout the land' to send in their parents' no-longer used keys. They
received keys of every kind, from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. These were sold to an antique dealer in Seattle, with the proceeds presented to Oxfam, the
Eventually, this huge collection of keys made it’s way to Bathroom
Machineries where to our knowledge, it represents one of the largest collections of antique keys in the world: Estimated at several tons & containing somewhere
between 400,000 and 700,000 keys!