Crescent Wrenches A to Z

Collection of crescent wrenches runs an alphabetical gamut.

Leader pocket bicycle wrench “Years ago, every farmer and cyclist carried a small wrench in his pocket,” Joe says. “If a chain jumped off or a wheel went out of line, he’d make a repair on the spot.” This Leader wrench, patented in December 1893, has a unique feature: an adjustable nut in the handle moves the jaw back and forth.
Photo by Bob Crowell