(1) Pair of Wrought Iron hinges. Early eighteenth century - Germanic (?)(2) Iron object is a leather worker's combination tool. Eighteenth century. European.(3) Iron door bolt. Looks restrained German, so is probably English.(4) Roman silvered iron combination spoon/tweezers. second/third century A.D. (5) Rowel spur, silvered (?) iron, 15th - 16th century, could (given the Wallace Collection label) be even earlier, although I'd then expect a prick spur.(6) Pedal car, 1930s .
1. yes ~ specifically pintel hinges as opposed to butt-hinges.2. No ~ other and earlier.3. Yes ~ notice anything about the mechanism?4. brilliant ~ the original source had not recognised the tweezered handle5. perfect6. No pedals mike ~ Purpose?
Item 2.the Iron object is a Roman combination tool comprising from front to back a. ear-wax scoopb. proggle (prodawl)c. flint striker and napping toold. tweezersThe wooden object appears to be a broken toy spur or possibly a model spur for making sand moulds for casting bronze spurs ?3. The iron door bolt is self-closing by pressure from the sinuous spring and can only be opened by a pull on the ringed end of the bolt which probably had a cord or chain attached.
It's a car jack I think.
Yes, in a way Maggles ~ but not for lifting cars. In what sort of establishment might you find such a contraption?
Spot on Maggles, it is a barber's chair of adjustable height for youngsters, to keep them busy whilst having their curly golden locks shorn.