Thursday, August 13, 2009

1693. A laboratory gimlet, it cuts holes in stoppers so that tubing can be inserted, most likely for rubber stoppers but could have also been used on cork:

From Bob Roger's collection

1694. A spanner screwdriver for use with security screws:

1695. A dressing stick, used by people who have a limited range of movement or difficulty bending, also used for getting hard to reach items:

1696. An antique hay press from around 1910, although a lot of people refer to them as hay balers:

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Another model of the same machine:

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1697. A fire-resistant gun safe:

1698. A pair of gantry cranes, these were shot at a boat dealership:

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Last week's set is seen below, click here to view the entire post.

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