One Large Antique Steel Skeleton Key - Institutional Door Key - 4.25 inches - hospital, jail, asylum type

One Large Antique Steel Skeleton Key - Institutional Door Key - 4.25 inches - hospital, jail, asylum type


Shipping to United States: $3.66

Ask a question

Large Skeleton Keys! Not your average home-sized keys, these were for institutional-sized doors such as a hospital, school or jail.

Measuring at a very sturdy 4.25 inches, these keys will integrate very well into assemblage art, your curio cabinet, or general decor.

This listing is for ONE of the keys pictured (all very similar, some have door numbers stamped into them) chosen at random.


I accept payment via PayPal. I ship within 4 business days of payment being recieved. The best way to assure a smooth transaction is through communication. I will do my best to communicate all expectatons clearly to my buyers. Feel free to contact me with any questions and conserns.

Shipping from United States

I will ajust shipping to each individual item, using the most cost effective shipping method that seems reasonable. Feel free to contact me with any shipping preferances.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept exchanges or cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

Due to the antique and fragile nature of my products any returns are shipped at the buyers expense. It must be received back in the condition it was sent or no refund will be issued, as per Etsy policy. If you decide to return an item, take the time to package it safely to ensure you are able to get your refund. Refunds are not given, and returns are not accepted on sale or discounted items.
Please contact us prior to purchase with any questions on our product as we are happy to give additional details regarding condition, sizing and so forth that will save us all time and money!

Reviews (3)


The keys were exactly what I needed. Real keys not simulated replicas.

This one didn't quite work for what we were looking for but it's cool. Thanks - Erin

Very cool vintage key!