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Object ID # 1991.021.015
Object Name Wrench, Monkey
Title Adjustable Auto Wrench (c. 1916)
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date c.1916
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Adjustable auto wrench, c. 1916. This wrench has a flat, straight shank and adjustable jaws. The end of the shank is rounded. "1" is impressed on one side.

Provenance Unknown provenance. Last belonged Gilbert Rice. Rice grew up in Massie, in Holland Township, Grey County. His father was George Rice. Gilbert became a mechanic and a member of the Bluewater branch of the Antique & Classic Car Club of Canada.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Dimensions W-5.8 L-23 D-1.5 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Rice, Gilbert
Function This wrench was used for square nuts (the type that preceded octagonal nuts).