Tap turning tool, England, 1980

1980 in England

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Tap turning tool steel with wooden handle, for use by arthritics, English, 1980

Arthritis is a painful joint condition that causes swelling and stiffness. People with arthritis often have difficulty grasping or picking things up. Simple aids such as this tap turning tool have been developed to help with everyday activities. It was donated to the Science Museum’s collections by the British Rheumatism & Arthritis Association.


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handle, wood and head, steel (chrome plated)
tap turning tool
British Rheumatism & Arthritis Assocn.

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