Blacksmith-Era Tool Rack?

Monsonmotors

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Don’t know where to put this...
This may be my best antique possession because I don’t think they survived. It’s a tool board of some sort. I think it came from a late 1800s hardware store. What do you think?
I don’t think it was homemade. There are two screws where the advertising went?
It’s 35” x 51”. The cool hooks are all cast iron. Great patina on the wood.
If you look closer you can see imprints or “shadows” of what I think are wrench ends. I’ve tried placing every old tool I have on it but only wrenches really seem to fit. And not curved wrenches...
I’d like to load it with the correct wrenches, if possible.
 

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JoeCB

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Nice! … sure would look great with the wrenches hanging. Post your pix at Papaws Tool Talk papawswrench.com
Someone there might recognize your board and which wrenches go with it

Joe B
 

Monsonmotors

Subscriber
Thanks! I posted at Papaws.
I don’t think they appreciate newbies very much. No replies, yet.
Registration was harder than getting on my SS site. Darn hackers make life miserable for everyone.
 

JoeCB

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I saw you on Papaws. Guys are looking but no answer as yet. Hope something comes up, I have faith in the guys over there... lots of "wrench" knowledge.

Joe
 
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