Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Sheep Shears / garden shears

With the decline of hand blade shearing, sheep shears have been used as garden shears. There are numerous brands, Below Are:
Ball Bros,
Burgon & Ball
TUS (UTS),
John Guy,
No38AS,
Marples,
Skelton,
Disston.

Will add more as I come across them

Shears can be 2 piece blade riveted together or single piece blade

1) Ball Bros, Success in a sword
Sheffield England















2) Burgon & Ball
Patent No 294
Made in England
Hind's Patent
Double Hollow ground






 

3) TUS Shears or UTS, No1
Sheffield Made in England











































Found a 2nd pair which had TUS on one blade and
Burgon & Ball Ld Sheffield, Made in England on second blade




4) John Guy & Co Ltd

Sheffield England












5) No 38 AS













6) Wm Marples &Sons


7) GT Skelton & Co
Sheffield







8) Disston, Porter, 2C7A










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