Our Hand Forged Thumb Latches are traditional Suffolk latches for ledge and brace doors. Early versions of this type of latch date back to the thirteenth century. An ideal choice for period properties. Hand forged in mild steel with a choice of black beeswax or rustic pewter finish. These latches are suitable for interior doors only. Co-ordinate with matching Hand Forged Hinges. For exterior doors see the Stonebridge Thumb Latch with Armor-Coat® and matching T Hinges.