Dark Bronze Ring Latch
This solid Cast Bronze Latch is suitable for both in-swinging and out-swinging gates. Spring-loaded ring handles provide excellent and long-term functionality. The latch is operable from both sides of the gate. The latch is always installed on the side of the gate that it swings toward. The latch is not lacquered, so it will darken naturally over time.
Material: Dark Bronze
Finish: Dark Bronze
Set includes: mounting hardware (#10 stainless round head with patina)
Fits gates up to 4" thick
Operable from both sides
Suitable for in-swinging and out-swinging gates.
Handing required with order.
Lockable with added deadbolt
- Drop Bar: 5-1/4" Long
- Back Plate: 2-7/8" Wide x 4-3/4" Tall
- Ring Diameter: 3-1/2"
Important: Please check that the dimensions of this gate latch will fit your particular style of gate!
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About This Bronze Hardware:
This bronze hardware contains 90% copper and 10% tin. When it first leaves the mold, the hardware is copper-penny colored. Next, the pieces are patina’d dark bronze. Finally, the hardware has an exterior-grade dark bronze-colored wax applied to it that adds to its weather- and wear-resistance. Bronze ages gracefully and may change in appearance due to varying environmental conditions. The wax helps maintain the color of the hardware for the long term under most conditions. On items like gate latches and door handles where your hand comes in contact with the material regularly: we’ve seen over time that the oils on your skin will slowly wear down the wax where the skin contacts the metal. On all other items where skin doesn’t come in contact with the hardware, you should see dark bronze coloration for the long term.
How does this hardware hold up to the elements?
When submitted to a salt-water chamber test, this hardware began to patina at the 16-hour-mark, versus 10-hours for other name-brand, high end bronze products. A client recently wrote that this hardware installed on an waterfront boathouse two years ago looks slightly darker and shinier than the original, but looks otherwise exceptional.
The bottom line is: this hardware is the perfect choice for oceanfront, waterfront, and coastal installations.
To read about the ways you can care for your bronze hardware, see our Bronze Care page.
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Warranty & Return Information
WarrantyCoastal Bronze warrants all flat goods (non-locking) to be free of defects in material and craftsmanship for five years from the original invoice date. Coastal Bronze warrants all locking goods, including locks, latches and deadbolts, to be free of defects in material and craftsmanship for 1 year from the original invoice date. In areas of high humidity or proximity to ocean, warranty is 6 months. Proper gate stop installation is required for latch warranty. These warranties are extended to the original purchaser and the original installation site. Warranty is non-transferable and proof of purchase is required. In any case, Coastal Bronze is not responsible for removal or installation of the replacement hardware or repaired parts, or for any damage caused by mishandling, improper installation, tampering, abuse or any events outside the control of Coastal Bronze. This warranty sets forth the exclusive remedy with respect to any and all losses or damages resulting from any cause whatsoever. Coastal Bronze shall in no event be liable for consequential or incidental damages of any kind, whether by negligence or otherwise. Coastal Bronze makes no other warranty, expressed or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to its products except as set for above. Coastal Bronze adds a patina to all products to simulate aged bronze. Finishes will develop a wear highlight and may change color based on environment. This is not considered a defect, but part of the natural beauty of aged bronze.
Non-custom merchandise is returnable or exchangeable within 30 days of delivery. We charge a 15% restocking fee for returns (nothing for exchanges). Products must be received in original, uninstalled condition.
Custom-produced items (stone doorbells, address plaques) and are not returnable.
The return process in a nutshell:
- – Request a return and receive an RGA e-mail with instructions.
- – You’ll ship back the product(s) you want to return.
- – When product(s) is received, we’ll confirm product is undamaged and resellable.
- – Refund, less 15% restocking fee, will be issued.
To receive a full refund, the original item MUST be in new condition and returned:
- Still in sealed plastic packaging inside product boxes (as originally received)
- Without dirt or sawdust
- Without damage to product finish from incomplete protection during shipment
All returned items are thoroughly inspected, and any item(s) returned in a condition deemed as no longer sellable will not be refunded.Initiate a Return Now
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