Castletown was home to the inventor and playful genius, George Quayle, whose brilliant security inventions will be known to anyone who has visited the Manx Nautical Museum. But next door in his former home is perhaps his most ingenious invention; a bank vault which was only rediscovered in the 1940s.
Charles Guard takes us on a tour of the ingenious locking mechanism inside the vault of Quayle Isle of man of the late 18th Century.
This video was used for the Manx History App:
Filmed by Culture Vannin.
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