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randy
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Peggy.
In the center photo ( of the second set you posted ), the tool to the far right is a pair of mainspring hook pliers. You use them to punch holes in springs and or new hooks in the mainspring barrels as needed.

Here’s an example

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tissot-Pocket-Watch-MAINSPRING-HOLE-PUNCH-BARREL-HOOK-PLIERS-Spring-Punch-TOOL-/221412218307?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item338d3255c3

Our friend Mahlon was a wonderful man….