This was Alcyon's standard legiron. It is no longer in production.
American Handcuff Company L100
These were American Handcuff Company's standard leg-irons.
This is an alternative version of American Handcuff Company's standard leg-irons. The markings and finish are different to those of the standard model.
This early version of the L100 is heavily plated.
American Handcuff Company L600
The L600 leg-iron is designed to fit over boots and casts. It is 35% larger than the standard model L100 leg-irons.
American Munitions Company
These were American Munitions' standard legirons. An earlier version with a solid key also exists.
The ASP legirons are an upscaled version of their standard handcuffs. The connecting chain has a ring in the middle.
These non-adjustable leg-irons use tumbler locks of which the keyholes can be covered by small plates. These plates are locked by two screws each.
This smaller version of the previous legirons have screw-on caps to protect the keyholes. The bows are covered with plastic tubes.
This is a (very) heavy weight version of the Chinese legiron. Three solid metal cylinders are welded to the chain to add extra weight to these legirons which are already quite heavy compared to other modern legirons. Total weight is almost 3 kilogram.
These are standard legirons, made in Taiwan
This is a pink version of the previous entry.
This is the XXL version of Chicago's legirons. They are meant to be used over work boots or casts and are made in Taiwan.
This old version of the model 8 is an adjustable darby type legiron.
Model 8 is a non-swing through legiron. It can be unlocked with the same key the models 13 and 15 use but the key that comes with this restraint is slightly different and will not open the other models.
This is a high security leg-iron which uses a tumbler key. It is larger and heavier than standard.
These are the matching legirons to the model 9 and 119/SH handcuffs. They take the same key.
CTS Thompson 9000
These are standard legirons without any special features.
These are standard leg irons, marked 'FOSCO STEEL IMC.'
This legiron is a larger version of the Gotcha handcuffs.
These legirons are rather rare. They are an upsized version of the 123 model handcuffs.
H&R Bean Cobb
This is H&R's version of the Bean Cobb pattern legirons.
These leg-irons are slightly oversized and were made for military use during WWII.
These are original steel darby legirons.
This is a more recently manufactured version of the darbies of the nineteenth century, made of a non-ferous metal. I believe they were made by Hiatt-Thompson, the American associates of Hiatts.
This version of the previous item has a black finish.
Hiatt's standard leg-irons were made in the USA by Hiatts American associates 'Hiatts-Thompson' since the mid 1990's because the British government made it illegal to produce and export leg-irons.
This version has different markings than the previous one. It is otherwise identical.
These leg-irons are 20% larger than the 5000 model which was discontinued in 2004.
This is Hiatt's take on the XXL boot cuffs. It is huge.
Hiatt (H-Thompson) 9000
This legiron is made out of stainless steel. Only one type of shackle is made so they are not mirrored.
I was told that only 25 sets of these legirons were made. They use the same double lock with a second key not unlike the HSS-9 handcuffs.
Only one type of shackle is made for this legiron from Poland. At 44 cm the chain is rather long.
K.U.B. Industries KB-918
These leg-irons have all the features of the KB-916 model handcuffs and are of the same quality and finish.
K.U.B. Industries KB-918 STS
This is a stainless steel version of the previous entry.
K.U.B. Industries KB-919
These nickel plated adjustable leg-irons have no swivels and are a copy of the old style Clejuso legirons.
K.U.B. Industries KB-925 Medium
This is an upscaled version of the Irish 8 handcuffs. I asked KUB to make this for me and they decided to put it in regular production after that first batch.
K.U.B. Industries KB-925 Large
This is an even bigger version of the previous model.
K.U.B. Industries KB-926 Medium
These Irish 8 legirons have a Hamburg 8 style lock.
K.U.B. Industries KB-927B
These old style darby legirons have a 110 cm chain with a ring in the centre. There are two swivels.
Kyoung Chang KCH-090
These legirons are an upscaled version of the standard handcuffs but only 1 type of shackle is made.
These are standard leg irons, made in Taiwan. They have no special features.
These rare legirons from the Philippines have a highly decorated finish. They are single locking only and are rather large.
Mattatuck 'The Judd'
These leg irons were patented in 1904. They take a round key.
These were Peerless' standard leg-irons until they were replaced by the 703 model.
The 703 model looks the same as the 503 model except for the exposed rivet heads.
This is the black version of the 703 model.
The first color plated version of Peerless legirons (of which this is an example) used the 703 model number. Later this was changed to 753.
These legirons are larger than the standard version but don't come close to the size of the 'bootcuffs' some other manufacturers offer.
This special order item has a very unusual 9" double chain connection. The locks were modified by the BOA Handcuff Company in order to take a Medeco key.
Ralkem/Alfa Proj 9925
The 9925 model leg-iron has a short chain (15 cm - 6") and double locking buttons. Its shackles are slightly larger than most standard leg-irons.
These legirons were patented in 1866. They take a screw-in key.
This is the matching high security leg iron to the model 3045 handcuffs. They do not 'swing through' as they have pieces of metal riveted to the bows.
These legirons are identical to Rivoliers high-security model 3043 except for the double lock which is here operated by a push button on the side of the cuff. They do not 'swing through' as they have pieces of metal riveted to the bows.
These legirons are identical to Rivoliers high-security model 3043 except for the double lock which is here operated by a push button on the side of the cuff. Note the ring in the centre of the connecting chain.
These legirons are locked by a simple screw bolt which makes them rather insecure.
I have been told that these darby style legirons are made exclusively for the Taiwanese prisons by the Shyh Sing Enterprise. This company also manufactures a lot of the Peerless-style copies coming from Taiwan. The irons shown here are very heavy, have round bows and are non-adjustable.
Smith & Wesson 1900
This is Smith & Wesson's standard leg iron.
Smith & Wesson 1900 HS
These high-security legirons have been fitted with ASSA locks by the BOA Handcuff Company.
Smith & Wesson 1900 M&P
The double lock on these leg irons is activated by a small lever on top of the lockcase.
These leg-irons are adjustable in three positions and are meant to be locked with padlocks.
These legirons were probably made during the 1940's. They can be double locked through the keyhole and take a non-standard key.
These legirons are made exclusively for use in the Czech prisons by a contracter named 'Strojtex'.
Tower Double Lock
These double locking legirons are a larger version of the third model handcuffs.
Besides being twice as thick as standard legirons, these irons from Taiwan have no special features.
These heavy legirons from Taiwan are closed with rivets but a bolt and nut can also be used for a less permanent fixation.
These are single locking heavy legirons from China. They are crudely finished. The bows are marked 'CNCA 1993'.
These are heavy single locking legirons from China. They are marked 'SYGA' with a star in the middle and the bows have the number 1095.
These heavy blued legirons from Chinaare single locking only. They take a standard key.
I don't know the manufacturer of these double locking leg irons from China but they are very large and use a non-standard key.
These are standard non-mirrored legirons, probably from China
Victor Works VW-2005-3
These are legirons from Pakistan in the Hiatts model 124 'flexible' style.
Victor Works VW-2006-1
This is a copy of the extremely rare 'Bavarian legiron' for which the ABUS company made the original locks.
Victor Works VW-2030
This is a copy of the Clejuso 8 legiron. The quality is not as good as the original.
Victor Works VW-2050
These darby legirons have fluted bows.
These leg irons from the former DDR have an unusual linkage. It consists of a rubber coated steel cable.
These legirons are made in Turkey. They take a non-standard solid key.
This is the black version of the previous model. It is marked 'Vulcan Force'.
These stainless steel legirons were made in Taiwan and were licenced to use the famous gun manufacturer Winchester after which they were marketed by the Chicago based company Tactical Steel Products Inc. These are standard double locking cuffs with no special features.
These early nickle plated legirons are a clear copy of S&W's 1900 model. They take a double bitted key.
Like the previous model, these are a clear copy of S&W's 1900 model. Only one type of shackle is made.
These legirons have a rubber lining in order to protect the skin. Otherwise they are identical to the MY-005 model.