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Ozwrenches has a large collections of Tools, Manuals and other collectables

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BSA

Gordon 

King Dick
Snail Brand


T Williams

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 large block spanner, has 4 sizes in stepped open jaws. Marked "B.S.A"  on one side with the sizes 5/16, 3/8, 7/16 and 1/2, (these are Whitworth sizes). This is much larger then the commonly found bicycle and motorcycle block spanner. Used in some Bentley models as well as BSA motorbikes.

Ref: BSA large block spanner
Price: $45 plus postage
BSA spanner ridged type Number 12, jaw sizes are 9/16 x 5/8 (WW) owner name lightly engraved on large jaw
Ref: BSA No12, Price: $25 + postage

BSA spanner ridged type Number 8, jaw sizes are 3/8 x ½ (WW)
Ref: BSA No8, Price: $25 + postage

BSA spanner ridged type Number 7, jaw sizes are 3/8 7/16 (WW) owner name lightly engraved on small jaw, initials pin punched on large jaw. Right for WO Bentley toolkit.
Ref: BSA No7, Price: $25 + postage

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
BSA spanner ridged type Number 8, jaw sizes are 3/8 x ½ (WW) No engravings or owner marks
Ref: BSA No8-B,
Price: $25 + postage


BSA spanner ridged type Number 12, jaw sizes are 9/16 x 5/8 (WW) No engravings or owner marks
Ref: BSA No12-B,
Price: $25 + postage


BSA spanner ridged type Number 13, jaw sizes are 5/8 x ¾ (WW) No engravings or owner marks
Ref:  BSA No13,
Price: $25 + postage

BSA spanner ridged type Number 13, jaw sizes are 5/8 x ¾ (WW) Owner Stamped "CTS".
Ref: BSA Spanner No 13-B
Price: $25 + postage


BSA spanner ridged type Number 15, jaw sizes are 3/4 x 7/8 (WW) No engravings or owner marks
Ref: BSA Spanner No 15
Price: $25 + postage


BSA Single ended spanner ridged type Number 31, jaw size is 1” (WW)
Ref: BSA Spanner No 31
Price: $30 + 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


King Dick Spark Plug tube spanner marked “14mm KING DICK” tube opening is 13/16 – standard size tube for a 14mm spark plug. It has a captive spring which engages the spark plug to remove it from engine. Length 6.5”. It has a piece removed from the spring end, not sure if this is intentional or a chip missing. A very hard to find item, as used in Armstrong Siddeley cars Mod Star and 346, Part number EN61572, possibly other models and makes of cars. In storage, the chip will not be visible for presentation and will not affect functionality. See pic of tool layout.
Ref: KD-14mmSparkPlugTube
Price: $35 plus postage.
King Dick ¼ inch ratchet drive
Ref: King Dick ¼ ratchet
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 MAKES
Bedford Vanadium / Made in England 15/16 x 1-1/8 AF DOE
Ref: Bedford-1
price: $25 plus postage
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 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
Series 2 selection
Snail Spanner 1/8W x 3/16 (W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-1
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 3/16 x 1/8W(W)
Ref: SnailSpannerS2-No-2
Price: $20 plus postage

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

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

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

Price: $20 each plus postage

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


Series 3 (my designation) dated from 1939/40 to 1945 [Markings: size BSW size BSF year size BSW size BSF]  raised forged markings
Snail Spanner 5/16BSW 3/8BSF 1943 1/4BSW 5/16BSF / SNAIL BRAND.

Ref: SnailSpannerS3-No-1
Price; $25 + postage
Series 4 (my designation) dated from 1945 - 1954 [Markings: size W size F year snail size W size F]  raised forged markings


Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16F x 3/16W 1/4F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-1
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8F x 1/4W 5/16F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-2
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 1/4W 5/16F x 5/16W 3/8F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-3
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8F x 1/4W 5/16F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-4
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 5/16W 3/8F x 3/8W 7/16F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-5
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 3/8W 7/16F x 7/16W 1/2F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-6
Price: $20 plus postage

Snail Spanner 3/8W 7/16F x 7/16W 1/2F
Ref: SnailSpannerS4-No-7
Price: $20 plus postage


Typical reverse side view

Series 5 (my designation) dated from 1954 to ?? [Markings: size BSW size BS snail size BSW size BS]  raised forged markings
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 Section 2
SOE Types
From the top down:
Snail brand SOE 3/4W, Ref: #1 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 11/16W 3/4F, Ref: #2 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 15/16AF / 94AF, Ref: #3  Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 3/8W 7/16F, Ref: #4 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 1/4W 5/16BS, Ref: #5 Price: $20 plus Postage
Snail brand SOE 2BA, Ref: #6 Price: $30 plus Postage
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