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SSP

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Pictured below are some images and details of items surplus to our requirements and now available to purchase or swap.

If considering making a purchase, don't be afraid to make contact on the link above and ask questions or request additional pictures.

Item Picture
Item Description
BRITOOL

Adjustable Hook Spanner by Britool, number 3150
Ref: BritoolHook-3150
Price: $25 plus postage
Brittool right angled socket bar 7/16 x ½” AF sockets. marked "For Vauxhall Bedford Vehicles"

Ref: Britool RA-Socket
Price: $25 plus postage
Britool 6in ExtensionE97 ½ Square drive
Ref: Britool-E97-Extension
Price: $20 Plus postage
Britool 3in ExtensionE96 ½ Square drive
Ref: Britool-E96-Extension
Price: $20 Plus postage
Britool Reducer APAP ½ sq male to 3/8 sq male.
Ref:
Price:
BSA


BSA spanner ridged type Number 4, jaw sizes are ¼ 516 (WW) Owner initials heavily stamped on bot jaws, both sides  Right for WO Bentley toolkit.
Ref: BSA No4, Price: $25 + postage


BSA spanner ridged type Number 9, jaw sizes are 7/16 x ½ (WW)' it has a hang hole drilled through centre.

Ref: BSA Spanner No 9
Price:  $25 + postage
GORDON
  Gordon DOE spanner jaws are 1-1/8AF x 15/16AF
Ref: Gordon-DOE-2
Price: $25 plus postage
Gordon DOE spanner jaws are 3/4AF x 11/16AF
Ref: Gordon-DOE-4
Price: $25 plus postage
KING DICK
KD-Ign-a.jpg King-Dick Ignition type spanners, 3-1/4” long, sizes marked as 5/16 A/F and 11/32 A/F. Sold separately, $20 each
Ref: KD-Ign
Price: $20 each, plus postage

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KD-WW-Set1-a.jpg 3 King Dick WW DOE spanners, 9/16 x ½(A706, poor chrome), 1/2W 9/16BS x 7/16W 1/2BS(A705, ODW207), 7/16W x 3/8W (A5MF 366-90)
Ref: KD-WW-Set1
Price: $50 for the set, plus postage

KD-WW-Set1-b.jpg
KD-10inShifter-a.jpg King Dick 10 inch Crescent type shifter / adjustable wrench. Marked with number C4 near the knurl. Jaws are quite good, opens freely. Some Rolls Royce models used this size.
Ref: KD-10inShifter
Price: $35 plus postage
KD-10inShifter-b.jpg
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King Dick 4 inch Crescent type shifter / adjustable wrench. Marked with number H/301EA near the knurl. Some bruising to jaws which don't close quite flush. This may suit some Jaguar models.

Ref: KD-4inCrescent

Price: $55 + P&P
King Dick ¼ inch ratchet drive
Ref: King Dick ¼ ratchet
Price: $25 plus postage
Flat ring spanner 7/8 AF hex opening, 7.5 inches long.
ref: KingDickFlatRing
Price: $25 plus postage
KingDick-9106320 ½ sq drive 12 inch extension, has the Military broad arrow.
Ref: KingDick-9106320-Extension
Price: $25 plus postage
MISCELLANEOUS MAKERS 
SSP - Sheffield Steel Products
SSP-a.jpg Sheffield Steel Products – SSP brand, range of 4 sizes
Ref: SSP-Range
Price: $30 plus postage
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VBW, Eagle Brand
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Carbon / Eagle Brand spanners, dual marked Whitworth / BSF. Eagle brand was owned by Vaughan Bros of Willenhallsizes markes as follows:  1/2W 9/16BSF x 3/8W 7/16BSF, 7/16W 1/2BSF x 3/8W 7/17BSF, 3/8W
Ref: Carbon / Eagle set-2
Price: $25 plus postage

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Eagle-MIE-b.jpg Eagle / Made in England range of spanners, sizes as marked. Eagle brand was owned by Vaughan Bros of Willenhall.
Ref: Eagle/Made in Eng
Price: $30 plus postage

Eagle-MIE-a.jpg
Bedford Vanadium / Made in England 15/16 x 1-1/8 AF DOE
Ref: Bedford-1
price: $25 plus postage
Dropstamco-a.jpg Four spanners by Dropstamco / Made in England. 3 AF sizes (15/16 x 1" AF, 11/16 x 13/16 AF, 19/32 x 25/32AF) and 1 cranked WW size (3/8W x 7/16W). Two owner marks ground into the cranked ring spanner, see arrows in pic.
Ref: Dropstamco-set
Price: $50 plus postage
Dropstamco-b.jpg
Flat spanner marked: W&T Avery Weighing Machinists” Octagonal jaw is 1”WW, hex jaw is 3/4WW.
Ref: W & T Avery
Price: $25 plus postage
W J Foster of Preston in England. They made knitting / textile machinery. This spanner was nickel plated, but not much plating left.
Ref: FosterPreston
Price: $25 plus postage
Two Whitworth spanners, numbered 366-63, sizes 5/16W x 1/4W, and No 366-61, sizes 3/16W x 1/8W K13

Ref: ASSW-spanners
Price:  $35 plus postage
Single Dunlop no1 tyre lever, cast steel, approx 8 inches long. Ends have had burs cleaned up.

Ref: DunlopCastTyrelever
Price: $25 plus postage
Spanner with jaws marked 5/16 x 7/16, JENBRO in raised letters in a sunken lozenge.

Ref: Jenbro(#2)
Price: $25 plus postage
Pennant 325 folding wheel brace / lug wrench, Patent No 589794 very clearly marked. 7/8"AF socket, 13" long - suits Triumph models: TR2, TR3, TR3B, TR4, TR4A, TR5 & TR6, and no doubt other English cars. Weight 1.1kg plus packaging. We have another with a V mark which is thought to have been supplied with Standard Vanguard cars in Australia.
Ref: Pennant 325-a
Price: $30 plus postage


NUBO 8 piece A/F spanner set in a spring clip with slotted holes for mounting on a board or firewall. Sizes are as follows: 3/16 x 3/8, 3/8 x 7/16, 7/16 x ½, ½ x 9/16, 9/16 x 5/8, 5/8 x ¾, 11/16 x 25/32, 25/32 x 7/8. Each is marked “NUBO / CHROME MANGANESE”

Ref: NUBO 8 piece A/F
Price: $95 plus postage


Short DOE marked “REGd MONOTYPE TRADE MARK / Made In ENGLAND 4810”

Ref: MonoType4810
Price: $25 plus postage
I L Berridge of Liecester (UK) made knitting machines.
Ref: Berridge
Price: $25 plus postage
Smith & Coventry of Gresley Iron Works Manchester, made engineering machinery such as milling machines, lathes, taping machines etc.
Ref: Smith&Coventry
Price: $25 plus postage
Snail-Logo-sm.jpg
Snail Section One - Early to Mid 20th Century
Snail Motoring Spanners Series 1-5 (my designation) with many duplicates in size, but differences in the sizes markings, snail pictorial design and or orientation.

These Snail Brand Spanners are denoted as "H" pattern in Snail catalogues. We have assembled some examples used mostly in motoring toolkits as original equipment for early Jaguar, Landrover and other British cars.

If anyone out there can provide more info on different markings / time perionds / more accurate dating, pls make contact on the contact tab on main menu.
Series 1 (my designation) dated up to approx 1938 [markings: size snail size] raised forged markings
Snail Spanner 3/8 x 1/4 (W)
Ref : SnailSpannerS1-No-1
Price: $20 plus postage
Series 2 (my designation) dated from mid 1938 to 1939/40 Markings: size W snail size W  raised forged markings
SnailSpannersS2-rangeMods.jpg
Series 2 selection

#1 - Snail Spanner 1/8W x 3/16 (W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-1
Too Late


#3B - Snail Spanner 1/4W x 3/16 (W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-3B
Price: $20 plus postage Too Late

#3 - Snail Spanner 1/4W x 3/16 (W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-3. Note #3 & 3B have same jaws sizes and markings, but ends are reversed laterally.
Price: $20 plus postage

#4 - Snail Spanner 3/8W x ¼ (W)
SnailSpannerS2-No-4
Price: $20 plus postage

#5 - Snail Spanner 1/2W x 3/8 (W)
SnailSpannerS2-No-5
Price: $20 plus postage

Price: $20 each plus postage
Snail Spanner 1/4W x 5/16 (W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-6
Price: $20 plus postage
S-2-6B.jpg Snail Spanner 5/16 (W) x  1/4W
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-6B
Price: $20 plus postage


Series2/S2-LR.jpg
Another batch similar to those immediately above. $20 each plus postage.
#1 - Snail brand DOE 1/2W x 3/8W
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-Lot2-No-1
#2 - Snail brand DOE 7/16W x 3/8W
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-Lot2-No-2
#3 - Snail brand DOE 3/8W x 5/16W
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-Lot2-No-3
#4 - Snail brand DOE 3/8W x 1/4W
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-Lot2-No-4

#5 - Snail brand DOE 7/16W x 5/16W, right for Series I Landrover
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-Lot2-No-5
Price: $25 plus postage
Series 3 (my designation) dated from 1939/40 to 1945 [Markings: size BSW size BSF year size BSW size BSF]  raised forged markings
SnailSpannersS3-No-0.jpg
S3-No-0A.jpg
Snail Spanner 1/8BSW 3/16BSW 1/4BSF / SNAIL BRAND (no date)
Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-0
Price: $25 + postage

#0A -
Snail Spanner 3/16 W 1/4 BSF x 1/8W
Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-0A
Price: $25 plus postage
Snail Spanner 5/16BSW 3/8BSF 1943 1/4BSW 5/16BSF / SNAIL BRAND. (Note the date 1943)

Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-1
Price; $25 + postage
SnailSpannersSeries3-Backs.jpg
SnailSpannersSeries3-No-1B.jpg Snail Spanner 5/16BSW 3/8BSF   1/4BSW 5/16BSF / SNAIL BRAND. (no date)
Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-1B
Price: $25 + postage

SnailSpannersSeries3-No-2.jpg Snail Spanner 1/2BSW 9/16BSF 1945 3/8BSW 7/16BSF / SNAIL BRAND. (Note the date 1945)
Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-2
Price: $25 + postage
Series 4 (my designation) dated from 1945 - 1954 [Markings: size W size F snail size W size F]  raised forged markings
Out of Stock Snail Spanner 1/8W x 3/16W 1/4F [Right for MK IV & V Jag]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-0-new
Price: $20 plus postage
SnailSpanner-S4-No0-Bnew.jpg Snail Spanner 3/16W 1/4F x 1/8W  [Right for MK IV & V Jag]
This is the same as the one above, but big end is to the right.
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-0Bnew
Price: $20 plus postage
S4-No1.jpg Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16F x 3/16W 1/4F [Right for early Landrover]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-1
Price: $20 plus postage
Out of Stock Snail Spanner 3/16W 1/4F x 1/4W  5/16F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-1-new
Price: $20 plus postage
SnailSpanner-S4-No2-new.jpg
Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8F x 1/4W 5/16F [Right for MK IV &V Jag]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-2-new
Price: $20 plus postage
Out of Stock Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16F x 5/16W 3/8F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-3
S4-No-5.jpg Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8F x 3/8W 7/16F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-5A
Price: $20 plus postage
S4-No-5B.jpg Snail Spanner 3/8W 7/16F x 5/16W 3/8F, Same sizes as #5A, but ends are reversed.
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-5B
Price: $20 plus postage
Out of stock (1 available on Jaguar page)


Out of stock
Snail Spanner 7/16W 1/2F x 3/8W 7/16F  [Right for MK IV Jag]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-6A
6A no longer available here, 1 available on Jaguar page

Snail Spanner 3/8W 7/16F x 7/16W 1/2F [Right for MK IV Jag]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-6B
6B no longer available
S4-No-7A.jpg Snail Spanner 1/2W x 9/16F x 3/8W 7/16F [Right for MK IV Jag]
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-7A
Series 5 (my designation) dated from 1954 to ?? [Markings: size W size BS  snail  size W size BS]  raised forged markings
Snail-S5-no-0.jpg

S5-No-6.jpg
Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16BS x  3/16W 1/4BS 
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-0
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8BS x 1/4W 5/16BS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-1
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8BS x 1/4W 5/16BS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-2
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16BS x 5/16W 3/8BS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-3
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16BS x 5/16W 3/8BS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-4
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 7/16W 1/2BS x 3/8W 7/16BS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-5
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 1/2W 9/16BS x  7/16W 1/2BSBS
Ref: Snail SpannerS5-No-6
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Look Alikes
non-snail-1.jpg Spanner that looks like a Snail brand, but not marked so. Only marked 3/16 x ¼, no thread type specified, but jaws are WW sizes.
Some early English cars might need one of these
Ref: non-snail-1
Price: $20 plus postage
non-snail-2.jpg Spanner that looks like a Snail brand, but not marked so. Only marked ¼ x 3/16 / Made in England, no thread type specified, but jaws are WW sizes.
Some early English cars might need one of these
Ref: non-snail- 2
Price: $20 plus postage
Snail Section 2
SOE Types
Snail-SOE-range-a.jpg
other side
SOE/Snail-SOE-range-b.jpg
From the top down:
Snail brand SOE 3/4W, Ref: #1 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 15/16AF / 94AF, Ref: #2  Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 7/16W1/2BS, Ref: #3 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 1/4W 5/16BS, Ref: #4 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 2 BA Ref: #5 Price: $25 plus Postage

[Also available 3/8W 7/16F - see landrover page]
Snail - Miscellaneous Styles
Snail DOE  Pattern “Z” “Real First Timer” 7/16W x 3/8W – the name is odd, and they were aimed an engineering use - they seem rather well made. Extracted for a 1920's catalogue.
Ref:
Snail DOE  Ribbed Long series sizes marked: 1/4W 5/16BS x 3/8W 7/16BS
Ref:  SnailRibbedLong
Price: $20 plus postage
Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 stamped sizes on jaws, one side W other side BS sizes marked: 7/16W 1/2BS x 1/2W 9/16BS
Ref: SnailRibbedShortType1#6, Price: $20 plus postage

Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 stamped sizes on jaws, one side W other side BS sizes marked: 5/16W 3/8BS x 7/16W 1/2BS
Ref:  SnailRibbedShortType1#5, Price: $20 plus postage

Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 stamped sizes on jaws, one side W other side BS sizes marked: 5/16W 3/8BS x 3/8W 7/16BS
Ref: SnailRibbedShortType1#4,  Price: $20 plus postage


Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 stamped sizes on jaws, one side W other side BS sizes marked: 3/16W 1/4BS x 1/4W 5/16BS
Ref: SnailRibbedShortType1#2,  Price: $20 plus postage

Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 sizes marked: 1/4W x 3/8W
SnailRibbedShortType2#1
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail DOE Ribbed Short series Type 1 sizes marked: 3/16W x 1/4W
SnailRibbedShortType2#2
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail DOE marked “CHROMED STEEL 6 / SNAIL ENGLAND”
Ref: SnailChromedSteel
Price: $20 plus postage
Snail DOE marked “3/8SAE x 1/4SAE” actual jaw sizes are 9/16AF x 7/16AF
Ref: SnailSAE-1
Price: $20 plus postage
T/W T. Williams