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Object ID # 2011.082.001abcd
Object Name Remover, Valve
Title Snap-On Valve Remover
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1954
Made Snap-On
Place of Origin United States of America
Description Valve remover. It is made entirely of metal, and has a cylindrical body (a) impressed with "TOP". The open end is slightly angled. The trademark "SNAP-ON S-9095-A / MADE IN U.S.A." is impress-stamped near the threaded area (b), on the closed end of the cylinder. There is a removable, circular metal ring with a row of small ball bearings in its inner side (c), kept on the threaded area, as well as a silvertone-plated hexagonal nut (d).
Makers mark "SNAP-ON S-9095-A / MADE IN U.S.A." is the trademark impress-stamped near the threaded area, on the closed end of the cylinder.
Provenance Manufactured by Snap-On, in the United States. Wayne Monahan told museum staff that it dates to between 1932 and 1954.

Last owned by Wayne Monahan, who resided between Shallow Lake, Grey County and Hepworth, Bruce County. He was a volunteer in the Grey Roots Bluewater Garage.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal/Plating
Dimensions H-14 Dia-5.7 cm
Found Shallow Lake, Township of Georgian Bluffs, Grey County
Search Terms Snap On
Function Automotive tool. Used with a flat-head or side valve engine in Canada (33 in U.S.A.).