Hello from Hazard!
All’s quiet on the Hazard-ous front — meaning we haven’t heard boo about Item No. 872 from anyone.
Here’s what we told you last week:
Item No. 872 comes from Jim Hudkins of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Item No. 872
Now, please don’t tell us it’s a wrench, Jim wants specifics: “I enclose a picture of a wrench made by, or for, the Ford Motor Company, and is marked ‘Ford USA.’ … Not the square projection on the end of the handle. I have asked a number of mechanics and collectors, to no avail, but all agree that it must be for adjusting something — and Ford would not have taken the trouble to put it there otherwise.”
So, what Jim and Hazard want to know is: What was the specific use of this Ford wrench with the rectangular projection on the handle end?
Write to: Hazard a Guess, P.O. Box 38, Salem, OH 44460; or via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
And tune in next week to see if we discover the answer to our mystery tool