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No. P252
Victorian Silver Grape Scissors with Snake handles

Made by John Gilbert
Birmingham 1860
Length 6.5" (15.2cm); Weight 2.2 troy oz (69g)
Price 595.00

Condition Report
Note the open snakes mouths clamping the pivot/joint
A good sign of quality: the silversmiths inserted two thin strips
of steel to the cutting-edges of the scissors to keep their sharpness
Original fitted leather case
Good marks and condition
Without damage or repair


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