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US Patent: 54,278
Wrench
Improvement in Gas Pipe Tongs
Patentee:
David Bannister - Philadelphia, PA

USPTO Classifications:
81/98

Tool Categories:
wrenches : pipe wrenches : pipe tongs

Assignees:
None

Manufacturer:
Peoples Works - Philadelphia, PA

Witnesses:
John H. Cooper
Mahlon Bolton

Patent Dates:
Granted: May 01, 1866

Patent Pictures:
Bannister*s Gas Pipe Tongs Pat. May 1, 1866
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Description:
The movable jaw or hook is "looped" around the shank. The patent describes several sizes of interchangeable hooks with one handle. Ken Cope's "American Wrench Makers 1830-1930" cites an 1866 "Scientific American" notice that the wrench was offered by Peoples Works of Philadelphia, PA.

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