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Re: King Dick

To: syd saperstein <>
Subject: Re: King Dick
From: Graham McCann <>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 16:49:38 +1000
At 12:21 am 21/8/97 -0500, syd saperstein wrote:
>Following on to our conversation, the adjustable spanner I found in the
>antique store bearing the name "King Dick" is the very one photographed in
>the TC owners manual.  Now the question:  how many of the remainder of the
>TC tools from an original tool kit were labelled King Dick.  What other
>model MG's carried tools so-marked?   And finally, is this the name of the
>manufacturer, or a trade name for this line of tools, made by whom?  The
>only other marking on the spanner is the MADE IN ENGLAND raised lettering on
>the other side of the handle from the KING DICK marking.  Anyone have the
>whole skinny on these tools?

The King Dick was a name which applied to that design of adjustable spanner
only.  They came in all sizes but were all characterised by the vertical
sliding motion of the jaw.

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Graham McCann  Rivett, ACT. Australia
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