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Offline oldtoolguy

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Russian ? Crescent wrench
« on: July 31, 2011, 03:34:49 PM »
I picked this up because I thought it would be interesting to hang on the wall.  Not being a crescent wrench collector myself I wondered if this is Russian?  Are these common?  It's about the same size as a regular 10" crescent.

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2011, 04:00:01 PM »
I need a couple of them.

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2011, 04:36:23 PM »
I have one wrench from Latvia, I'll try to find the seller and check with him.
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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2011, 07:41:22 PM »
It has a nice looking profile to it. I would guess it is russian, and wonder how old it is?

Nice Find!

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2011, 08:00:28 PM »
I sent a picture to a friend in Russia, maybe she will translate for us.
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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2011, 09:02:07 PM »
I sent a picture to a friend in Russia, maybe she will translate for us.

Great idea, thanks!

Mel 

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2011, 09:30:46 AM »
Translation:    Factory named after Stalin - City Pavlov

  So it just basically says where wrench was made.  Nice to have a resident Russian here at work!!

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2011, 03:35:06 PM »
Cool!
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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2011, 04:06:13 PM »
Thanks for the info.  I'm a little surprised nobody had seen one before.

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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2011, 01:33:06 AM »
Confirmed by my Russian friend- Factory named For Stalin Pavlov City.
She wonders where this wrench was found. It is a long way from home.

There is a story behind my Russian friend. She was a pen pal with my oldest son when he was in High School, but they had lost connection since then, until they found each other on Facebook. Now she and I interact much more than she does with my son. She has been a hospital administrator and lately had a small business that failed due to taxes and fees that ate her up.
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Re: Russian ? Crescent wrench
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2011, 02:53:35 PM »
 Could Sputnik be involved ?
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