Help identify these three objects

A friend’s late father was a printer, and she retains these three objects from him. Can you help identify/name them!

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The top and bottom item are scrapers used to clean up Linotype slugs
The middle looks like a broken spaceband

A more technical name for scraper is makeup rule, used for all sorts of tasks, usually carried in a pocket of a printer’s apron. The other is a broken linecasting spaceband but probably used as a very narrow makeup rule. These were tools of the trade primarily that of compositors who worked with traditional letterpress materials.

The top item is an Edy make-up rule, sold by Star Parts.