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I have tried to list the company or companies associated with each wrench. GOODELL CO ANTRIM NH / PAT NOV 19 1889 - - 8.5" quick adjust buggy wrench with a spring loaded lever and wooden handle.

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Among the nearly 2000 wrenches in this auction are rare and interesting wrenches from all the different categories of antique wrenches with examples for the most advanced collectors to those just starting to collect. Unmarked carriage wrench made by the American Wrench Co. Some light dings, shaft is not connected to lower jaw. Unmarked carriage wrench made by the American Wrench Co. Joy Wagon Wrench like below but marked: SAFETY / PAT FEB 1, 98 - - 14.25".

Included in this first of two sales are rare cutout wrenches including: Zenith, Bradley's Wonder, Ames, and a very rare Deere variant with two hammer polls. 8, 85 - AUGUSTA, MAINE - - 7" with fluted wooden handle. Augusta, Maine like above - - 7" fluted wood handle screw adj. Augusta, Maine like above but 10" with a replaced wooden handle.

* a / separates markings on one side of the wrench from the other side. Some hammer dents on back of top jaw otherwise EX (S209) 0004. Wooden handle crank type wrench with a thumbscrew adjustment - - 11". HOSMER & CO BUFFALO NY - 7.5" comb plier type buggy wrench with four open end wrenches. Unmarked - - 10.5" double screw adjust wrench with right hand threads adjusting the lower jaw and left hand for the upper jaw and a football shaped wooden handle.

* If a wrench is misnumbered in a photo the description number will prevail. OLIVER NO 1 - PAT APLD FOR - OLIVER MFG CO CHICAGO USA - - 10.5" wagon wrench (wheel and rack gears adj var.) pat 9-10-1907 by Wm Oliver. Unmarked (Miller Falls Co of Miller Falls, Mass.) - - 8.25" screw adj with metal spinner handle (square head variation). I would guess that this wrench was designed to be used on wooden wheel tire bolts.

These wrenches may be for their bottle capping equipment they also manufactured.

CROWN CORK AND SEAL CO - - 8.5" The founder of Crown Cork and Seal started this company in Baltimore in the 1890's to produce his patented Crown bottle caps. Contact us if you want to dispose of your old wrenches (one or a collection). We have either managed or assisted with the sale of most of the major wrench collection that have been sold in the last several years. I am also available to advise and assist auctioneers who have old wrenches to auction. Don Ervin of Surrey, Maine has been collecting wrenches for almost twenty years and attended most of the major wrench meets and auctions during that time and amassed a large collection of rare and unique wrenches, both adjustable and farm implement types. COCKSHUTT PLOW CO LIMITED Y (Brantford, Ontario, Canada)- - 11" some pitting, weak markings. HERO - 319 / STERLING MFG CO (Sterling, Illinois) - - 13.5" (R1-439) 0029.

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