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Purely a guess, but could it be a pipe-flaring tool for lead pipes? Way back when proper plumbers fitted gas meter connections they had to flare out the end of the lead pipe to provide a socket into w...
Electricians use these, too, for holding conduit while the sparky cuts a thread on it. The vice would often be found bolted to a folding stand, for use on away-from-home jobs.The stand would have a fl...
Yeah, circlip pliers, or snap-ring pliers, for you USA guys. This type is for external circlips. The tips have been mutilated, though... They would have had more length, with cylindrical tips, sized f...
I remember from my working-in-a-pub days, the smaller bung, which fits in the middle of the large bung is called a spile. This was on top of the barrel. (BTW the barrel would be on its side on the sti...
I can see that it could be used for that purpose... Why not give it a try?
It should be said that this wheel dresser is just about worn out... The toothed wheels, when new resemble a star, which is why it's called a star wheel dresser. Or a Huntingdon wheel dresser. Take you...
Tongue scraper? Unlikely I know... If it tarnishes like silver it may be German silver, which actually has no silver content, but it's much cheaper and stronger that real silver. I take it that the ri...