Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
"Crocodile" combination wrench
Catalog Number:
2004.15.2
Description:
A combination alligator for gripping objects and thread cutter which cuts 5/16, 3/8, and 1/2 inch threads.
Date:
ca 1908
Size:
W-2.2 L-8 inches
Inscription:
Crocodile
Hawkeye Wrench Co.
Marshelltown, IA
Made in U.S.A
Made:
Hawkeye Wrench Co., Marshalltown, IA
Kid Tales:
This wrench could make threads on a bolt, fix a damaged bolt thread, and the jaws were made to grab different sized nuts and pipes. Why do you think it was called an alligator wrench?
Subjects:
Wrenches
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