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Fine Steel Scissors

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A fine pair of early Victorian steel scissors, the handle formed as a crown with a Maltese cross above the initials 'H R'. Stamped beside the hinge screw 'THOMAS RUDD 45......'. 

Thomas Rudd was a Sheffield scissor-smith; the initials 'H R' may stand for Hannah de Rothschild, Countess of Rosebery (1850-1891).

 

7 5/6 in long x 2 1/4 in

 

Item Code: 3092

£ 550

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