Machine Shears Hand Piece

Burman and Sons Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Burman and Sons Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Mechanical sheep shears hand piece with blades, storage bag and box.

1 - Electric shearing handpiece with detachable blade and thick black leather sheath over handle, tied in place by leather lacing. Flexible shaft at back with thick black leather fitting surrounding shaft. Stewart brand blade marked on reverse with Stewart 4 H - B and U.S.A.
2 - Cylindrical natural coloured canvas case with rivets and fibre rope drawstring at neck
3 - Box - small dark coloured metal oblong shaped tin box with painted writing on front and reverse of lid. Also lettering pressed in to lid.
4 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
5 - Blade - stated in casting at front is BURMAR
6 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
7 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
8 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
9 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
10 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
11 - Blade - stated in casting at front is BURMAR & SONS LTD MADE OF THE FINEST SHEFFIELD STEEL
12 - Blade - stated in casting at front is COOPER
13 - Blade - stated in casting at front is Cooper BRISTOW PAT 1143
14 - Blade - stated in casting at front is No. 11 MADE IN ENGLAND
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Textile/Canvas
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
COOPER Impressed
BURMAN & SONS LTD / MADE OF THE FINEST SHEFFIELD STEEL Impressed
Cooper / BRISTOW / PAT. 1146 Impressed
No 11 / MADE IN ENGLAND Impressed
Accession No
2007.164
Credit Line
Burman and Sons Limited. Machine Shears Hand Piece, 2007.164. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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