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Offline MissyW

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LOTS of antique wrenches
« on: November 18, 2017, 01:32:47 PM »
Hi. I am the widow of Bob Wickes (wrenchmensch) a noted collector of antique wrenches who died 4/20/2016. He loved this site. I miss him, and I am sure some of the members here do, too. A lot of his collection went to Martin Donnelly, but there are many Rubbermaid tubs filled with antique wrenches still here, and I would like to find the wrenches new owners who know what these implements are and appreciate them. Any ideas? I do not want to spend vast amounts of time on this. Would this site be a place to sell them perhaps? It would seem to be the targeted audience I want. Anyhow, I am in the greater Philadelphia area if there are nearby collectors.


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Re: LOTS of antique wrenches
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2017, 02:05:16 PM »
Welcome !
We do miss Bob and his wrenches.
If you wish, you may certainly sell them here, or on Ebay if you have the time to photograph them and give a good description.
There are also several Facebook pages where wrenches may be sold.
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Re: LOTS of antique wrenches
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2018, 05:42:33 AM »
MissyW, I first met Bob at the Mercer Museum when he had a wrench display and we talked wrenches. I am in Northern Bucks County, when the weather warms up a little I could look at the wrenches and give you a little guidance on what or how to sell them. You can message me on hear to start with.
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Re: LOTS of antique wrenches
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2018, 05:59:14 AM »
 :cry:   Sorry to hear that.  My condolences.

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Re: LOTS of antique wrenches
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2018, 12:15:02 PM »
MissW I am sorry for your loss.  I certainly miss Bob.
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