secateurs

Maker
Wilkinson Sword
Production date
Circa 1960s
Description
Pair of "Wilkinson Sword W59" secateurs. Metal body with brown/grey plastic covering. Curved cutting blade worked onto crescent shaped nose by scissor style handles. There is a round white safety catch on the working handle below the central pivot bolt. Opposite handle has text "Wilkinson Sword" atop 2 crossed swords. "Made in England W59 Reg Des App For".
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 30 x 51 x 197mm (1 3/16 x 2 x 7 3/4")
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Current rights code
Other id
EC2000.64
31/2000
9683
Catalogue number
EC2000.64
Accession number
2000.31.2

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Handles were die cast aluminium then powder coated various colours, also made in Chiswick W4 a suberb of London.

- Alan A Paice Wilkinson Sword Apprentice 1964

Posted on 24-08-2021 04:55:14



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