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Spanner photo taken 2010

Can anyone identify what this spanner was used for

The total length is 15.5"
Large end is octagonal, 2.5" across (inside)
Small end is hexagonal, 1.5" across (inside)
Both legs are different lengths
Looks to be smithy made and is of iron.
Picture added on 28 April 2010 at 16:17
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looks very like the spanner that was used to remove a gig wheel.Gig wheels usually had one large nut which was quite a bit in through the centre of the hub
Anonymous comment added on 28 April 2010
Ishould have explained that the big end of the spanner ws used to remove the cap or cup [call it what you like] from the centre of the hub. the smaller end then fitted the nut on the end of the axle and was used when the wheel needed to be adjusted or removed
Added by Jim Cooper on 29 April 2010
I've had a close look at the gig in photo #23614 (it was easier to find than a real gig) and if that's the retaining nut in the wheel-hub it could well be octagonal and about 2.5" across. Anonymous is probably right.
Added by Ian Hourston on 01 May 2010
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