World's Largest Padlocks

giant padlock made by Muhammad Rafique Muhammad Rafique (Pakistan) 1955:
hand-made steel padlock, made without any machines
took three years to complete
30.7 cm (12.1 in) across, 54.7cm (21.5 in) high, and 10.5cm (4.1 in) thick
weight 50.6 kg (111.6 lb).
Angelo Lupo (Belgium) 1988:
2.25 m tall, weight 80 kg
Gilles Beaufils (France) 1994:
72 cm x 48 cm x 12 cm, key 35.5 cm long
Shaikh Zafar Iqbal, Crown Lock House, Lahore (Pakistan) 2001:
67.3 cm x 39.6 cm x 12.4 cm
weight 96.3 kg
Zafar Iqbal is the son of Muhammad Rafique (see above)
Giant Padlock made by Haji Javed Iqbal Khokar Haji Javed Iqbal Khokhar from Gujranwala (Pakistan) 2002:
height: 2.59 m (102 in.) width: 1.22 m (48 in.), depth: 46 cm (18 in.)
weight: 890 kg, weight of the key: 70 kg
Now kept in the Lucky Irani Circus in Pakistan
Giant Padlock made by Trusty Trusty Lock, Kolkata (India) 2002:
made of brass and aluminium
protects the Jagannath temple, an Hindu temple at Puri in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, hence it is the biggest padlock that is actually in use.
The lock has three 14.5-inch keys
Trusty Lock's locksmiths have also produced a 5-gramme miniature padlock.
giant padlock made by Didi Senft Dieter Senft (Germany) 2002:
3.38 m x 1.33 m, weight 80 kg
does not work with a key but with a secret combination of numbers
Team Problem Solving Computer Aided Design class at Bay de Noc Community College, Michigan (USA) 2003:
weighting about 1100 kg (2500 lb)
see Daily Express articles: 3 April 2003 and 4 August 2003
World's Largest Padlock Haji Javed Iqbal Khokhar from Gujranwala (Pakistan) 2003:
height: 3.505 m [11 1/2 ft], width: 1.37 m [14 1/2 ft], depth: 63.5 cm [25 in]
weight: 1883 kg plus key weight of 120 kg
digital electronic system

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