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Hand Shears

1850-1900
Origin: England, Sheffield
OL: 7 1/4"
Iron / steel
Gift of Judith and William McMillen
Acc. No. 2012-39
Small pair of die forged hand shears.
Label:Used like a common pair of scissors, these small hand shears were used to make fine cuts in small pieces of tin. Although of late manufacture, they are similar in form to those used during the previous century.
Mark(s):Stamped "E. S. SHILLITS / SHEFFIELD / ENGLAND"