The Andrew Newall Collection of Weapons and The Vyvyan Myerson Collection of Cut-Steel and Cutlery

Online-Only Auction, 6 - 18 October 2021

Session One
  • Eight pairs of steel scissor blanks, 20th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 000 - 3 000

About this Item

Eight pairs of steel scissor blanks, 20th century

the longest 17,5cm; a pair of steel and engraved scissors, possibly 18th century, 13cm long; a pair of steel budding scissors, Johnson & Co, Sheffield, 20th century, 14cm long; a pair of steel tailor's scissors, 20th century, 15cm long; a pair of steel smoothed tip surgical narrow bladed scissors, J. Nowill & Sons, late 19th century, 12cm long; a pair of German steel scissors, Dreizack, Solingen, 20th century, 13cm long; a pair of steel hinged scissors, 20th century, 11cm long; and three further examples, the longest 12cm

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