FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * DiSanto Frederick D. 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol EASTERN CO [ EML ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
6060 PARKLAND, SUITE 200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
11/26/2021
(Street)
CLEVELAND, OH 44124
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
common Stock, par value $0.01 per share  11/26/2021    P    10000  A $23.22  28125  D   
common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                 43797  I  See Footnote (1)
common Stock, par value $0.01 per share                 11970  I  See Footnote (2)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Mr. DiSanto has a pecuniary interest in the shares held by the Ancora Catalyst Fund LP., by virtue of his position as Chairman and CEO of Ancora Alternatives, the General Partner of the Fund.
(2)  Mr. DiSanto has a pecuniary interest in the shares held by the Ancora Merlin Fund LP., by virtue of his position as Chairman and CEO of Ancora Alternatives, the General Partner of the Fund.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
DiSanto Frederick D.
6060 PARKLAND
SUITE 200
CLEVELAND, OH 44124
X



Signatures
Fredrick DiSanto 11/29/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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