19th Century Oak Strickle
19th Century Oak Strickle
19th Century Oak Strickle

19th Century Oak Strickle

c. 1880 English

Offered by J Collins & Son

£85 gbp
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An oak strickle for sharpening a scythe or sickle in the field. They covered the surface with bacon fat and then sand or gritstone. Scythes or sickles became blunt very quickly, so this was a necessary tool to be used on the spot. The whole has a dark colour and retains a patination.
Dimensions
Width 17.50 inch (44.45 cm)
Depth 2.25 inch (5.71 cm)
Stock Code
S/1809
Medium
Oak
J Collins & Son

J Collins & Son
8 Charles Avenue
Kingsley Road
Bideford
Devon
EX39 2PH
England

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