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:
Another model of the same machine:
1697. A fire-resistant gun safe:
1698. A pair of gantry cranes, these were shot at a boat dealership:
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