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Title Delta Box-End Wrench
Date 1940s-1960s
Collection Delta Air Lines Airport, Office & TechOps Items
Object Name Wrench, Box-End
Catalog Number 1995.10.12
Description 1/2" Delta handmade extended box-end wrench. Tool made at Delta TOC for taking cylinder heads off of reciprocating engines and access to tight spaces. This wrench has "Starter WR _ DC-9" etched on the side.
Artist/Maker Delta Air Lines
Height (in) 0.25
Length (in) 10
Width (in) 3.5
Provenance Delta aircraft mechanics used this tool to repair and maintain the reciprocating engines of Delta's Propeller Era aircraft fleet from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Delta TechOps
Douglas DC-9
Subjects Tools
Mechanics (Persons)
Aircraft maintenance
Airplane engines
Credit line Delta Air Lines