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Object ID # 1992.016.001
Object Name Wrench
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Oil drum wrench (useful at a garage). This wrench has a flat, rectangular shank with an elbow curve ending in a small, hexagonal hole. Screwed onto the bottom of the shank is a large, hexagonal metal frame. There is no maker's identification seen.
Provenance Unknown. Last owned by Chester Adams of Durham, Grey County.
Collection Miscellaneous Tools & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Dimensions W-11.7 L-33.5 D-4 cm
Found Durham, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
Function This wrench is used for removing the plugs of an oil drum. The large hexagonal hole is used for wrenching the large drain plug, and the smaller hexagonal hole is for the smaller vent plug.