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Ancient torture devices for sale

A collection of 252 torture devices used in the 16th and 17th centuries will be sold in New York City with a portion of proceeds going to charities campaigning against torture.

‘It’s almost what’s your pleasure, what part of the body would you like to hurt, which is a terrible thing to say,’ Mr Ettinger said of the devices. ‘As brutal as these things are, it’s history and if these items get dispersed that would be gone.’

The collections includes items like an arm clamp with spikes, a chair with spikes, heavy iron masks, and a metal mitten that could be made red hot in a fire and then put on someone’s hand.

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