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Dagging 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 'SUCCESS / BALL BROS & CO / SHEFFIELD ENGLAND'. The ends of the two symmetrical grips loop around on themselves where they are riveted together to form a spring action.
Size
28 x 7.5 x 4 (h,w,d in cm)
Object Registration
7836
Historical information
Dagging shears belonged to donor's father Maurice Dalton who was foreman of the show floor of the Dennys Lascekkes building until his retirement after 34 years with the company. Maurice used the shears in his work as a wool classer in rural Victoria and New South Wales. The shears are SUCCESS 11" Ball Bros. & Co. Dagging Shear, made in Sheffield, England.
When Made
1900-1980
Inscriptions & Markings
Mirrored. Image: Sword
Mirrored. Lettering: SUCCESS / BALL BROS & CO / SHEFFIELD ENGLAND
Last updated
16 Jul 2019 at 10:43AM