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Shearing Handpiece - Wolseley, No. 3 Hardened, circa 1910 Reg. No: ST 030686
- Wolseley No.3 mechanical shearing handpiece, manufactured in Birmingham, England, about 1910. It has a tension spring marked "SAF" for Small Arms Factory. There is a felt cover over the hand section, and a newer leather guard which was added as overheating was a problem.
- Metal handpiece with brown felt cover over hand section and leather guard protecting gears at end.
|Dimensions:||55 mm (Height), 344 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||shearing equipment, shearing handpieces, blade|
|Themes this item is part of:||Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE|
|Secondary Classification:||Shearing & Wool Handling|
|Tertiary Classification:||machine shearing handpieces|
|Inscriptions:||On top: SAF / WOLSELEY
On back: WOLSELEY / No 3 / HARDENED / 49809 / N
On rear rod: WOLSELEY 15
On guard: Sunbeam
|Manufacturer:||Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co. Ltd, Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1910|