These cuffs have a flimsy looking chainlink and swivels. I was told this was made in Iraq but it is more likely they came from China or Taiwan.
This is a black version of the previous cuff.
These are stainless steel handcuffs with no special features. They are probably made in China.
These cuffs were patented in 1910. They use a round key and can be double locked with the key.
These standard handcuffs are made in Taiwan. They have no special features.
This is a black version of the standard model 1000. Note the black key.
These cuffs are made in Taiwan. Except for the colour, there are no special features
This is a purple version of the standard model 1000.
These stainless steel hinged handcuffs have no special features. They are made in Taiwan.
These are model legiron size handcuffs on a 16 cm chain. They are made in Taiwan.
These black handcuffs are made out of aluminium. Note the black key and the modelnumber which looks like a hint to the discontinued AHC aluminum handcuffs.
These 'high security' cuffs take a double bitted key to make shimming more difficult.
This was Chicago's first NIJ approved cuff. It was later replaced by the X55 model.
This is a 3-way version of the previous cuff. I guess I should have put this under the 'Combinations' folder.
This NIJ approved stainless cuff is made in Taiwan.
I have no idea who made these brass cuffs.
Instead of teeth, these brass cuffs have holes in the moveable bows.
Chubb 1K52 'Escort'
This handcuff is very unusual. It can be adjusted to three different sizes and actually works like two large padlocks with a connecting chain. Special inserts were made to allow more size adjustments.
Chubb 1K70 'Arrest'
This 'Detainer' handcuff is also know as the Chubb 'Arrest'. It uses a larger key than standard and has a sliding double lock indicator on the backside of the lockcase.
This version of the previous cuff has a single large connecting ring. It was used in an airplane security kit.
Civil Defence Supply Quik-Kuf
This is an early model of the Quickcuff. It has a non-symetrical handle and there is no serial number.
The 'Quik-Kuf' is a rigid handcuff, simular in design to Hiatts 2103 'speedcuff' which uses a standard sized key.
This is a modified 'Quik-Kuf'. There are external double lock sliders added to the lockcase which allows double locking without using the key. The cuffs are no longer marked with the Quik-Cuff logo but feature an email address of a company called 'gbhandcuff' on the plastic handle. I believe this company modified the original cuffs.
This is an early Clejuso cuff which is very similar to British adjustable darby cuffs of the same era.
These stainless cuffs take a very special key. They are not supposed to be available to the general public.
Clejuso's model 11 is their standard nickel plated handcuff. It double locks by buttons on top of the lockcase.
This is a slightly larger version of the model 11. The one shown here is marked as 12A INOX which is obviously not correct as it is not stainless.
This is a long chain version of the standard model 11 handcuff. The chain measures 30 cm (11.8") and is factory installed.
Model 12 is a stainless steel version of the standard model 11 handcuff.
Model 12a is a slightly larger version of the model 12 handcuff.
This is the same as the previous model with a factory installed 7 link connecting chain.
This model has a different shape than the regular model 12 and uses an old style key.
The 12D is the old standard model. It has rather sharp edges.
This is the same as the previous model but with a different swivel.
Clejuso 12D HW
This handcuff is the same as the standard model 12D but is twice as thick and heavy.
These are Clejuso's medium weight handcuffs (1 kg). They are used to transport prisoners in Bavaria.
These are Clejuso's medium weight handcuffs (1 kg) in a long chain version.
This is Clejuso's heaviest handcuff. It weights an impressive 1.3 kg!
This unusual item consists of a single model 115 cuff attached to a locking anchor.
These are stainless steel, hinged handcuffs.
This is the black version of the previous cuff.
This is the hinged version of Clejuso's heavy high security line.
This is a high security handcuff which uses a tumbler key. It is very heavy and large.
This is a hinged version of the model 9 high security handcuff. It takes the same key.
Clejuso 119/SH - TR
This is a rare black version of the hinged model 119/SH high security handcuff.
These are well made but standard cuffs. They usually sell for a very high price due to the Colt collectors.
These cuffs are rather rough. They were made in Russia. A single locking version also exists.
Crockett & Kelly
This is a rather standard handcuff. The only special feature is the shape of the lockcase bows which is a bit protruded. These cuffs have the tendency to rust easily.
This one is identical to the previous model except for the position of the keyholes.
CTS Thompson 1008
After Hiatt Thompson was rebranded to CTS Thompson, their cuffs were marketed as 'Tri Max'.
CTS Thompson 1058
This is CTS Thompspn's version of Hiatt's 2054 cuff.
These handcuffs were patented in 1899. They have unusual gripping levers to make opening of the cuffs easier. They also have locking buttons on the lockcase.
These cuffs were made for use in Czech prisons in the 1960's. Later versions were made by a company named Strojtex. The manufacturer of this early version is unknown. They don't use a locking bar but a clog wheel.
This early version of the Deutsche Polizei handcuffs was made by August Schwartz in Berlin. It has a swing through design and the keyholes are on opposite sides. The locks can be removed.
These cuffs were also made by August Schwartz but have the keyholes on the same side. They need a key to double lock.
These cuffs have the keyholes on opposite sides. They're marked 'Deutsche Polizei - D.R. PAT' and are probably made by Schwartz.
This version is made by the Carl Reher company. It still uses the old smaller key and is marked 'Schutzmarke Deutsche Polizei'.
This model is probably made by Reher (or it's possibly an early Hagge). It still double locks through the keyhole but takes the larger key of the recent models.
This one was made by Reher. It double locks through the keyholes only.
This is another one by Reher. It has the cut-outs for the double locking levers but only double locks through the keyhole.
Deutsche Polizei C
This version is made by the Heinrich Hagge company. It is marked 'Schutzmarke Deutsche Polizei'. Double lock is applied by a lever on the back but can also be done by turning the key counter clockwise.
Deutsche Polizei D
This is the black version of the previous model.
Deutsche Polizei A
This version uses one type of shackle and thus has the keyholes on opposite sides.
Deutsche Polizei B
This training version of the Deutsche Polizei cuffs uses sliding buttons to open the cuffs and can not be double locked.
This version of the Deutsche Polizei cuffs has a factory installed swivel link.
This version of the 'C' model is marked 'Deutsche Polizei H.H.' and has the month and year of manufacturing on it.
This version of the black 'D' model is marked 'Deutsche Polizei H.H.' and has the month and year of manufacturing on it.
This version of the 'A' model is marked 'Deutsche Polizei H.H.' and has the month and year of manufacturing on it.
This version of the trainingmodel 'B' is marked 'Deutsche Polizei H.H.' and has the month and year of manufacturing on it.
Deutsche Polizei K
Due to the shape of the swinging bow, this 'K' model can be closed to a smaller size than the regular versions.
Deutsche Polizei L
The cuffs are connected by a 23cm aluminum bar. They are shown with an original oversized key.
These very unusual cuffs were probably made in Italy or Germany. A version with a flat key also exists.
These cuffs were made by William Dowler and Sons from Birmingham until about 1900. After that their cuffs were made by the Hudson Company. I don't know how old these 'superintendent' style darbies are so I can't tell for sure these were actually made by Dowler.
These single locking handcuffs have an anti shim wheel. They are marked 'EIG ITALY'.
These Japanese handcuffs are a copy of the Peerless 300 model but use a key similar to the ones of the earliest Peerless models. They are marked 'EIG JAPAN' and 'DOUBLE LOCK'.
FN (Fabrique Nationale)
These handcuffs are unique as they need a special magnetic key in order to unlock them. This is not very secure because any strong magnet that fits into the keyhole will open the lock. There is no double locking facility.
These darby style handcuffs are almost identical to the ones offered by other companies at that time.
These darby style handcuffs are almost identical to Hiatts superintendent model. They are a bit lighter and larger than standard darbies and have two extra links in the chain.
Alcyon handcuffs used to be marketed in the USA as the Fury brand. These hinged handcuffs have a raised part on the cheek plates similar to the Crocket & Kelly cuffs.
Alcyon handcuffs used to be marketed in the USA as the Fury brand. This model is identical to Alcyon's 5230 model except for the black finish.
These handcuffs are marked Fury but have nothing to do with the previous shown models. They are standard double locking cuffs, made in Taiwan.
These French high-security handcuffs use a second key to oiperate the double lock. They closely resemble the Rivolier models.
These handcuffs look like most other modern French cuffs but use a standard US handcuff key. The double-lock is activated by a sliding mechaninism similar to the S&W models.
These training-cuffs don't need a key but open by pushing the small buttons which replace the keyholes. The body of each cuff is coloured blue but a version in the standard (grey) colour also exists.
Göncz handcuffs were only manufactured in small numbers by Arms Tech Inc. This company was hoping for a large order from the US government but when this seemed a faint hope, production was seized. A remarkable fact about these cuffs is the linkage which has no swivels on the lockcases.
These rare cuffs were introduced in 2004 but production didn't last very long. They were supposedly only sold to law enforcement so it is rather rare to see them in collections. A version with a single chain link also exists.
This company also made the 'Sirchie Fingerprint Laboratories' handcuffs which, like this set, are standard double-locking handcuffs with no special features.
These handcuffs were probably made by the Halcón company of Argentina. They are single locking only.
These handcuffs were probably made by the Halcón company of Argentina. They are single locking only and take a double bitted key.
These are standard non-mirrored stainless steel handcuffs. They have no special features and were marketed by the Hamburg Woolen Company.
These are standard stainless steel handcuffs. They have no special features and were marketed by the Hamburg Woolen Company.
These are standard handcuffs in a black finish, marketed by the Hamburg Woolen Company.
H&R 123 'Super'
This is an early version of the 'H&R Super' which doesn't has the groove in the bows.
This company's 123 model is generally known as the 'H&R Super' handcuff. The keyhole is hidden in the linkage and takes an unusual round key. The model shown here is a later model, the early one does not have the groove in the bow.
H&R 124 'Bean Cobb'
This is H&R's version of the Bean Cobb handcuff.
These handcuffs were made for military use during WWII. This is an early set as later ones have grooved jaws.
These stainless steel handcuffs were for a short time made (supposedly in Brooklyn, NY). They are of very high quality but have no special features.