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Offline Papaw

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Bonney Curved Open handle
« on: March 06, 2015, 08:51:38 PM »
6" Bonney curved open handle adjustable.



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Re: Bonney Curved Open handle
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2015, 10:01:00 PM »
Was the Bemis & Call with the open handle the first wrench of this type?

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Re: Bonney Curved Open handle
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2015, 08:47:43 AM »
Nice. Those old curved wrenches were so much sexier than the ones they make nowadays.
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Re: Bonney Curved Open handle
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2015, 08:53:12 AM »
I don't know who was first with the open handle.
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Re: Bonney Curved Open handle
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2015, 05:45:49 AM »
Bemis &Call  introduced theirs in 1894 - then an improved version with pipe jaws in 1898,  and  a double ended version in 1909 , later a crescent type in 1912, Bonney started making spanners somewhere between 1890 and 1898 - but i have no info when they intro'd their "S" handles,

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Re: Bonney Curved Open handle
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2015, 03:55:12 PM »
Nice. Those old curved wrenches were so much sexier than the ones they make nowadays.

And they're alot better at tightening stuff against a wall!
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