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Tools, shifting spanner large c1930

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A large heavy steel curved neck shifting spanner with adjustable screw
Size
L30x W8x D 2
Object Registration
01391
Keywords
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Historical information
An adjustable or shifting spanner or adjustable wrench is an open-end wrench with a movable jaw, allowing it to be used with different sizes of fastener head (nut, bolt, etc.) rather than just one fastener size, as with a conventional fixed spanner.
Early settlers were self reliant and repaired their own equipment for kitchen,dairy, farm, horses, carts using various tools .
When Made
c1930
Significance
This steel shifting spanner is typical of the type used by early settlers in Moorabbin Shire c1930
Inscriptions & Markings
FLAG BRAND / MADE IN GERMANY
Last updated
6 Aug 2020 at 10:15PM