Cherry Picker


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Cherry Picker

In numismatics, a collector or dealer who looks through collections and buys only the rare or otherwise valuable coins. These coins may be valuable, but they are illiquid assets.
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Platform Sales currently have a wide range of used lifting equipment including a selection of cherry pickers and scissor lifts in stock, and can usually source any platform a company requires.
Cleo was finally lifted to safety when the cherry picker turned up at 7.30am the next morning - 16 hours after the bird first became stuck.
These shoppers are the "cherry pickers"--so sensitive to prices that they may spend hours hopping from store to store to pick the best-priced items.
Brian was prepared to fork out pounds 80 to hire the high-tech cherry picker. But Pitreavie Tool Hire, in Dunfermline, Fife, waived their fee when they heard of his plight.
First, they rented a cherry picker to determine where the best views were; they found them facing south, from second- and third-floor heights at the back of the lot.
The enormous painting, which is eight metres wide and five metres tall, was created by illustrator Florence Jackson - who had to get a cherry picker licence so she could move around the painting.
Police and five pumps from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service were at the scene, where fire fighters could be seen tackling the blaze 40ft up from a cherry picker until around 7.20pm.
After he spent three days on his makeshift perch in the tree, his owner, Zahra Latif, 23, hired the cherry picker hydraulic platform to get her flyaway pet back.
He admitted damaging a cherry picker belonging to Tree Top Adventure at Betws y Coed and allowing himself to be carried on a stolen dumper truck.
All of the schoolchildren were really excited to see the cherry picker arrive and even chanted for it to go higher.
Towards the end of the event, Margaret Aitman, from Gosforth, wife of a patient, David, who has received help from the charity, donated PS1,350 to be raised up by the cherry picker.
Kenneth Joyce was working on a roof at the Wallsend site when a 14-tonne girder became unstable and knocked over the cherry picker he was in.