These things were almost everyone in the USSR
Many things have remained since the Soviet era, which is still used, leave them as a souvenir, or simply a pity to throw away.
Many members of the current generation will look at these things, and not the fact that they will understand their purpose:
Pistol for modeling dumplings.
Tongs for cans
Clothes rack with brush to clean it.
Figured vegetable cutter.
The circular slide rule.
Machine for darning stockings.
distributor for cigarettes.
The device for separating the protein from the yolk.
The lighter for the gas stove.
Device for cleaning fish on the scales.
Portable pocket ashtray.
Yes, "zhezlovoy apparatus" was not everyone, and was used on duty at the station for permission to engage in a train ferrying. The driver got the rod from the assistant station, and after arriving at the desired point gave back.
Hand Warmer. Smoldering coal sticks enough for 8-9 hours.
subscriber speaker, radio "Rhythm-304."