From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria
- 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.
- 28 x 7.5 x 4 (h,w,d in cm)
- 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.
- Mirrored. Image: Sword
Mirrored. Lettering: SUCCESS / BALL BROS & CO / SHEFFIELD ENGLAND
- 16 Jul 2019 at 10:43AM