Presentation scissors, SS Vienna


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GCR presentation scissors, 1899.
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Presentation scissors, with ornate sheath, silver gilt, used for the launch of Great Eastern Railway Twin-Screw Steamship Vienna, Hull, 18 July 1894, presented to Lady Seager Hunt. TSS Vienna was built by Earle's Co. Ltd, Hull, renamed TSS Roulers in 1920 and scrapped 1930.

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