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Monday, September 15, 2014

Tin snips? Metal snips?

Not sure what these are called...I think of them as tin snips.  Saw them at the flea market over labor day.

12 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

Did you buy one? Some may also be wire cutters. They make a very nice picture.

Sandra said...

love the photo and it has just that pop of color in it from the handles. daddy called them tin snips and wire cutters

TexWisGirl said...

metal shears, i think i call 'em. :)

John @ Beans and I on the Loose said...

I think one could go either way but by calling them tin snips we are revealing our age.

don said...

I would call them tin snips too. That was quite a large collection of them. I wondered if they are still used as much as in former days.

Anonymous said...

Great collection and photo, Rose.

Thanks for your sweet comment about our cats.

Lois said...

I don't know what to call them, but they make an interesting picture!

doodles n daydreams said...

An interesting collection of 'snips'. It's amazing what people collect.

Diana

EG CameraGirl said...

Makes a great photo!

Halcyon said...

I would just call them "tools", but I'm no expert. ;-)
Nice "old stuff".

Anonymous said...

To modernize the term, we use them to snip the adult-proof plastic and packaging on so many items.

Mary said...

I always called them tin snips, too. Interesting photo.

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