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A pair of gold handled steel scissors. Leuchars.

SOLD......A pair of gold handled steel scissors. Leuchars. Early 19thc

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A pair of steel scissors with gold loop handles mounted onto the steel in the early style. The blades are stamped Leuchars on one side and A R with a crown between on the other.

This AR stamp is unusual as AR with the crown refers to Adelaide who became the Queen Dowager on the death of William IV in 1832.

The gold is unmarked. The rivet is cross hatched.

11 cm long
Finger ring span 3.5 cm

( 4.5 inches X 1.5 inches )

 In good condition- there is some light pitting to the steel blades.

 History.- Leuchars was based in Piccadilly in London by 1794. In 1837 the firm was granted the Royal Warrant for supplying dressing cases to the Royal Family. The business expanded showing at Exhibitions and opening a shop in Paris. Leuchars & Son was closed in 1902.


Stock no. KC24