9.75" wood handled with eight point socket and a square socket in handle. Marked only "14" - - 9.75" larger version of Vandegrift wedge adj. QUICKSET - APRIL 22, 1919 QUICKSET - KOKOMO, IND - - 9" with same qk adj mechanism as above but on an auto type nut wrench. Unmarked Russell Machine C0 - - 8" wooden handle qk adj nut wrench which combines rack teeth for initial adj and a knurled nut and screw for fine adj. - Pat Jan 7, 02 - - 7.75" all metal unique adj with a spring loaded lower jaw and set screw. As pointed out by Stan Schulz ,the patent text does refer to a "holding clutch". ATLAS - - 10.5" with as moveable upper jaw that can be adj to three different positions. A rare wrench in excellent condition with original nickel plating. qk adj pw with spring loaded lower jaw and rack adjustment. H & E WRENCH CO OF NEW BEDFORD, MASS / PAT MAR 27, 1923, etc.(with logo) - 10.25" Nut wrench version of the Handee Wrench. H & E WRENCH CO OF NEW BEDFORD, MASS USA / PAT MAR 27, 1923, etc.(with logo) - 10.25" Hex nut version of the Handee Wrench. H & E WRENCH CO OF NEW BEDFORD, MASS" / "PAT MAR 27, 1923, etc.(with logo) - - H & E's pipe wrench version of their Handee wrench.
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PAT''D OCT 2, 1906 - - 9.75" all metal qk adj lever operated rack wrench like above except with different adj lever.
Pat by Axel Peterson and mfg by the Peterson Rapid Wrench Co., San Francisco, CA.
The company failed and all they got for their investments were the wrenches.
Patented by Kenneth Halls of Broomfield, Colorado and assigned to Eugene Peterson. A note inside the box states that these were given to investors in the Peterson Tool Co.
HALE - - 11" wood handled with eight point socket and hammer head. H & S CO NY - - 12" wood handled with eight point socket. Probably made to Carl Lang's (of Chicago, ILL.) patent of Nov 28, 1905.