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Shears

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
A pair of metal blade shears. The blade is engraved with 'MADE IN ENGLAND / COMBINATION / U.T.S. / SHEFFIELD / N.1'. The ends of the two symmetrical grips loop around on themselves where they are riveted together to form a spring action.
Size
37 x 9 x 4 (h,w,d in cm)
Object Registration
7835
Historical information
Shears belong to donor's father Maurice Dalton who was foreman of the show floor of the Dennys Lascekkes building until his retirement after 34 years at the building. Maurice used the shears in his work as a wool classer in rural Victoria and New South Wales. The shears are 14" N.1 Combination UTS hand shears made in Sheffield, England.
When Made
1900-1980
Inscriptions & Markings
Mirrored. Lettering: MADE IN ENGLAND / COMBINATION / UTS / SHEFFIELD / N. 1
Last updated
16 Jul 2019 at 10:46AM