The next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market will be held on Sunday 21st April 2024 9am to 12:30pm.
St. Anthony's Parish Hall 164 Neerim Rd, Corner Neerim & Grange Rds, Caulfield East, VIC 3145 (Melway Ref. 68 F4). Ample street parking or public transport: Frankston train, 600m from Glenhuntly Station or # 67 tram from University, 310m walk from Glenhuntly Rd.
Sellers are HTPAA members only and members of the public are welcome. Entry is $5 per person.
COVID-19 rules as applicable at the time will apply.
Agricultural wrenches and spanners are categorised as those produced for use on farms or in the maintenance of farm equipment.
The nature of many pieces of farm equipment was such that they often needed custom-designed tools to carry out routine adjustments and/or repairs.
In some cases the spanners needed to be quite large due to the size of the equipment they were used on. in other cases they were designed for the farmer's convenience, as often farmers had to use the tools literally out in the field so wanted the minimum numbers of essential tools and they had to be suitable for use without the aid of other workshop equipment.
Agricultural spanner are often of odd shapes to allow for use in confined spaces or because the one tool is used for more than one function.
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The next Antique & Collectable Hand Tool Market is on Sunday 29th Oct 2023 9.00 am to 12.30 pm at St. Anthony's School Hall, 164 Neerim Rd, Corner Neerim & Grange Rds, Caulfield East, Melway Ref. 68 F4. For more information see the Tool Market page.