Vintage Tailor Scissors/12" Shears/12"Dressmaking Scissors/Scissor Prop/Haberdashery Shears(Ref1979H)

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Description: A lovely old pair of scissors, most likely dating to 1890 - 1920's and made by 'Whiteley' of Sheffield....stamped 'Sheffield', 'Whiteley', Trimmers and I think '988' . They are made from steel with what looks like a screw and nut to secure blades....the total length is 12", therefore shears, I believe they are textile trimming shears. Even though these scissors are sharp they would be best as a decorative item, shop prop or window display piece.

Condition: Discolouration and significant aging of metal. Not fit for original purpose.. Please review photographs to see detail.

Dimensions: Length 30.5cm/12", Blade length 20cm, , Width at widest point 9cm

Postage and Packaging: I use myHermes courier service for UK deliveries. Should you live outside the UK please contact me for a shipping quote. My first non UK quote will always be Royal Mail tracked and signed service, although reliable can be expensive. However, I am happy to consider an alternative.

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
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Postage/Delivery and Packaging

All our vintage items are tissue/bubble wrapped and boxed. We can, at your reuest, gift wrap.

We primarily use My Hermes for delivery within UK, however, we will consider Royal Mail for smaller/lightweight items particularly to USA and for larger items Yodel or TNT.

All our items are tracked, with a 'signed for' facility

Should a customer request an alternative mode of delivery then we are happy to discuss.

Postage Outside of UK

We welcome customers outside of UK, please contact me, via email, to provide an accurate delivery quote.


We can accept credit and debit cards, Etsy gift cards, Paypal and other international payment methods where available.

Returns & exchanges

Look Back for Salvintage will accept returns within 7 Days of the customer receving the item. The following procedure should be adhered, thus ensuring a satisfactory conclusion;.

> Contact us via email, within 24hours of receiving the item to inform us of your concern.
>Please return item using UK confirmed delivery
>Package and Delivery costs are the responsibility of the customer.
> Items must not be damaged, otherwise refund will not be considered.
> Items returned are contained in sealed packaging
> Refunds will be made to the customer within 24 hours of receipt of the item.