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Object ID # 1991.054.008
Object Name Wrench
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Date 1920s?
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Cylinder head spark plug wrench, 1920s. One end of this wrench has a solid square jaw, while the other end has an open hexagonal socket. The shank is slightly curved, possibly to provide more torque to either side.
Provenance Belonged to J. Leonard Walsh, who owned an Imperial Oil garage in Dornoch, Grey County, starting in the 1920s. Passed to his nephew, Patrick Sweeney, who later worked with him in the garage. James Leonard Walsh died on June 5, 1986, in his 92nd year. He is buried at St. Paul's Cemetery in Grey County.
Collection Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection
Material Metal
Dimensions W-5 L-25 D-1.8 cm
Found Durham, Municipality of West Grey, Grey County
People Walsh, J. Leonard
Sweeney, Patrick
Function The wrench is used for loosening/tightening spark plugs. The socket end fits cylinder head bolts, while the open end works spark plugs.