Pit Pony Shears

YKSMM: 1991.138
Manufacturer
Walter Wilkinson & Co
Subject
Animals
Material
Metal

This pair of sheep shears was used on the pit ponies and horses at the Caphouse Colliery. It is a solid piece of metal with a round loop base which extends out to two spring back blades. The blades are not bolted together like a pair of scissors.

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