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

Sold for

ZAR 2 580
Lot 82
  • A pair of steel stork-shaped scissors, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 200 - 2 500
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 2 580

About this Item

A pair of steel stork-shaped scissors, late 19th century

9cm long; a pair of mother-of-pearl, gilt-metal and steel sewing scissors, late 19th century, 9,5cm long; a pair of Edward VII silver dressing case scissors, Birmingham, Levi & Salaman, 1901, tip damaged, 8,5cm long; a pair of George V silver-gilt folding scissors, London, Finnigans Ltd, 1910, engraved with the initials CM, 6cm long, 30g all in; two pairs of tortoiseshell folding scissors, early 20th century, one engraved TIMOR, the longest 6,5cm; a pair of steel darning scissors, early 20th century, 9cm long; a pair of fancy steel-cut exhibition scissors, early 20th century, 9cm long; two pairs of engraved steel sewing scissors, late 19th/early 20th century, 8,5cm long; a pair of silver grape scissors, sterling, 20th century, repaired, 11,5cm long; a George V silver needle case maker's mark indistinct, Birmingham, 1923, 9cm long, 5g; three pairs of steel sewing scissors, late 19th/early 20th century, the longest 9cm; a pair of steel folding pocket scissors, early 20th century, the hinges stiff, 10cm long; a pair of steel darning scissors, A & N.S.L., Sheffield, early 20th century, 8cm long; two pairs of steel scissors, 20th century, the longest 7,5cm; and five miscellaneous pairs of steel scissors, 20th century, including two pairs of scissors with concertina handles, each concertina handle scissors 8cm long

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