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Offline Fatboy

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My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« on: May 07, 2011, 09:00:44 PM »
I have always liked ignition wrench kits, even though when I worked on point type distributor I never used them. I lucked up today, one of the original wrenches is missing and has been replaced long ago. Also has a extra carburetor float gauge and the tiniest adjustable auto/bicycle wrench a 'verjoux baby' made in France and also an 'acme'.
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2011, 09:23:29 PM »
Very  nice set. I've always liked them as well. However I used them a lot on distributors.

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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2011, 04:35:17 PM »
Thats a nice set, I cant seem to have any luck making them larger but still very nice, how old is the set would you say?
Always looking for what interests me, anything early Dodge Brothers/Graham Brothers trucks ( pre 1932 or so ) and slant six / Super six parts.

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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2011, 07:35:47 PM »
I'm not having as good a luck posting pics on the new forum, I'll try again later. But as tool age I'm guessing 20's or 30's at the latest.
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2011, 08:28:14 PM »
a try at larger pics
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2011, 08:51:40 PM »
The Acme & Carb tool
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2011, 03:36:50 AM »
Those worked for me, what material is the bag, seems pretty flexible, is that right, no liner in inside??? I like the little acme as well, cant make out what the front flap says?
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2011, 10:14:13 AM »
Looks like oilskin canvas, the flap says "Bonney Wrenches". I found these on ebay:
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2011, 08:35:28 PM »
Fatboy,

At $5, you done real good. An the tool roll appears to be in good condition (a rarity). I have a similar bonney set and I think I gave $30 for it. I think I may have a 1947 catalog page or magazine ad with your set in it.  Let me see if I can

1) find it and,

2) post it for your enjoyment.

Does anybody know if you can post a PDF image?
« Last Edit: May 12, 2011, 09:03:42 PM by lauver »
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Re: My $5 Bonney ignition wrench flea market find
« Reply #9 on: May 12, 2011, 08:47:14 PM »
Great Find, at a Cheaper than Dirt Price! It is nice to find a full set of anything, let alone Ignition Wrenches!

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