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two for the price of one 794

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two for the price of one
« on: November 01, 2016, 12:58:30 AM »
I attended our local "flea" market yesterday and found this:



and this:



Interestingly they came as one tool:



It's a combination 6 and 8 inch Crescent wrench.  Should be handy.

John.


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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2016, 06:48:43 AM »

Thats cool John,
I wonder which end you use as a hammer?  :D

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2016, 12:37:25 PM »
Maybe one end is metric and the other is Imperial?  :D

Great find! 

Def

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 11,025
Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2016, 09:08:27 PM »
Maybe one end is metric and the other is Imperial?  :D

Great find! 

Def

That sounds spot on to me  :D

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2016, 02:47:42 AM »
Crescent/Crestoloy  and Diamond Caulk made these up until the '60's. All are imperial sized.   The wrenches come in 4 sizes, 4/6 inch, 6/8 inch, 8/10 inch and 10/12 inch.  They are considered a novelty now.  They are very collectable. Good to great examples are easily sold for top dollar.   There are other double ended adjustable wrench examples, but not in this style/configuration. 

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2016, 07:22:15 PM »
Great score!

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2016, 01:47:34 AM »
Yadda - thanks for the information.  It is quite useful as I often grab an adjustable wrench that is a bit small. 

David - Couldn't pass it up.

Def - it definitely says 6 -8 in.  That would make it 15.24 - 20.32 - pretty confusing particularly for the non metric group :D

Sparky - not heavy enough for a hammer - my wife's rolling pin is much handier.

John.
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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2016, 09:32:43 AM »
oooh, careful with that rolling pin!  :duel:

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2016, 01:43:57 PM »
That's the first time I've seen one of those. Really cool!

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Re: two for the price of one
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2016, 01:04:17 AM »
That's the first time I've seen one of those. Really cool!

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I love that thing :o :like: :like: :like: :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh SO cool and now it makes me wonder why there aren't more of these around as they would be a very good thing to have ??? :D


 

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