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Large Antique Cast Iron Upholstery Shears c.1920

$68

ABOUT

The large pair have sold.

A pair of large cast iron upholstery shears.

  • CREATOR A. Eichoff, New York.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1920s. 
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Cast Iron, Brass. 
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 1.5 W 12.25 D 4.25 (silver)

HISTORY

Rochus  Heinisch, is the American story of an immigrant who, in 1825,  left his home in Leutmeritz, Bohemia (Austria) and immigrated to Brooklyn, New York.  There he started a business of making surgical instruments. The R. Heinisch Company was versatile and developed cutlery during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

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