A handpiece used for sheep shearing. It is part of a larger shearing machine. The handpiece is made of metal and has double cutting blades.
The blades were made in Australia by Sunbeam and were considered an advancement in shearing technology.
date: Mid 20th Century
max dimension: 315mm
subject area: Social Science, Technology
specific themes: Farming, Wool, Business, Trade, History
handling collection number: HC167