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Offline 246gts

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What have I bought?
« on: June 08, 2014, 02:36:49 PM »

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2014, 05:50:41 PM »
socket set
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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2014, 05:54:41 PM »
They are just what the seller stated-
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vintage collectable hexagon drive socket set in wooden box

As to worth-We would have to know the exchange rate to USD and who they were made by.

Google "Vintage hex socket set"
 
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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2014, 11:17:26 PM »
Need to see the sides of the sockets. The knurling will help ID the set. I bet they are Duro/Indestro made.

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2014, 05:59:58 AM »
Need to see the sides of the sockets. The knurling will help ID the set. I bet they are New Britain made.


The clue being "Made in USA"

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2014, 05:21:57 PM »
The ratchet and plugs look like Duro and the sockets look like a mixed bag. Side shots of the sockets would be the tell all.
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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2014, 05:38:14 PM »
Could also be Bog Mfg.
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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2014, 11:23:17 PM »
The ratchet and plugs look like Duro and the sockets look like a mixed bag. Side shots of the sockets would be the tell all.
I think the sockets are a mixed bag too.

Did you notice the sockets where the broached metal makes a star?   Should be a give-a-way for someone in here.......

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2014, 06:13:39 AM »
Well the socket set arrived today. A bit of a mixed bag with many different makes and variable condition.
Lets see if you can identify them!
The first set contains a few doubles but generally seem in good condition:-



The next ones







Then the ratchet and the tommy bar









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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2014, 12:32:24 PM »
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Here are my thoughts on what you have

pic 1 and 2          New Britain's None Better brand
pic 3                   Also New Britain's None Better brand but a different variation
pic 4                   Walden Worcester
pic 5                   2nd and 3rd from top Bog Mfg, unsure about the remainder for now
pic 6 and 7          Duro ratchet

Just as an aside, I came across a Brit-Tool socket set with a some what similar ratchet in it
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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2014, 02:14:56 PM »
Does the socket in the 5th picture say 5-8W ??
Just a weathered light rust/WD40 mix patina.

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2014, 04:08:10 PM »
Does the socket in the 5th picture say 5-8W ??

Yes

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #12 on: June 14, 2014, 04:36:27 PM »
How odd. I wonder if it is Whitworth?
If so, it is the first hex drive I have ever seen...
Just a weathered light rust/WD40 mix patina.

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2014, 06:26:47 PM »
I could be wrong but some look like they have been wire wheeled.

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Re: What have I bought?
« Reply #14 on: June 30, 2014, 02:40:33 PM »
Does the socket in the 5th picture say 5-8W ??

Yes

Is the bottom socket also ?W

Looks like a smart use of band knurling.