This is the TUS shear used in Australasia over the last century. The gold-standard, so to speak. Specially manufactured for the professional blade shearer. The 'left-hand' shear is for left hand use, having the left side blade on top. Right-hand is right side blade on top (the conventional pattern for most shears). Tip points are not sharp. Length 37cm o.a. Blades 18cm.
Big hardened-steel needle useful for sewing up all manner of bags and canvas and leather repairs. Large eye takes string with ease. Cutting-type point makes adequate hole to pull through. Length is o.a.
These are very good quality shears at a very reasonable price. From Barnel International, USA. The blades are made from high-carbon tool steel, which retains a sharp edge. The blades are also non-stick coated for very smooth cutting. Handles are of stainless steel with cushion grips - ideal for use in the wet. Supplied complete with weather-proof belt pouch. Dimension is length overall.
Famous in Europe, the Black Blue shears are of good quality, but very reasonable in price. Made from hardened and tempered steel, these shears retain a good edge. The handles feature a double bow for smooth and even opening power, and rubber stops to take the jar out of closing. Your hand will appreciate the difference after prolonged use. The handles are powder coated to prevent rust. Length is o.a. Blades are 14cm on 29cm and 16cm on 34cm shears.
Due Buoi shears are manufactured in Italy, and they are proud to put their brand on them. This is about as good as 'ecoa & Ball range, we would call them 'quality'. Angled shear has 'bent up' handles. Dimension is overall length. Blade lengths are: 27cm = 13cm, 29cm = 13cm, 32cm = 14cm and 34cm = 16cm.