Safety door lock helps save lives

  • Date
    2 July 1958
  • Description
    The wedge-pin door lock with two security notches is registered as a patent. The innovative design detail, which prevents the door flying open or getting stuck in the event of an accident, is introduced into the product range in August 1959.
Front page of the patent specification DBP No. 1 089 664 "Conical-pin door lock, especially for vehicle doors", registered by Daimler-Benz AG and Bocklenbeger & Motte on July 2, 1958.
Patent specification "Conical-pin"
Conical-pin door lock
Conical-pin door lock
Mercedes-Benz 200, conical-pin door lock , W 110, 1966
Mercedes-Benz 200