Entertainment - Fruit Machines Destroyed - New Scotland Yard, London
An engineer uses a sledge to destroy fruit machines ('one-armed bandits') and pin tables under the supervision of Inspector George Strachan at New Scotland Yard, London. Later on, they were burned. The machines were the first of 150 ordered to be destroyed after being seized by police in the last four months. Some of these machines were on show last week when the Metropolitan Police Commissioner explained the law relating to gaming machines, which comes into force on January 1st, 1961.
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Nautical engineering- bolt machinery and messenger
Nautical engineering- bolt machinery and messenger, 18th century.. Nautical engineering- Captain William Bolton's machine for drawing bolts, Mr Phillips' tubes for driving bolts, bits, ring rope, application of the messenger and nippers, 18th century. Copperplate engraving by Wilson Lowry after an illustration by J. Farey Jr. from Abraham Rees' -Cyclopedia or Universal Dictionary,- London, 1816.
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These animals generously give their skins and feathers so that human beings, though ugly by nature, can make themselves less so by adorning themselves with bits of dead creatures. Date: 1913
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1913, Adorning, Beings, Bits, Creatures, Dead, Feathers, Fur, Generously, Give, Human, Make, Nature, Skins, Trade, Ugly