Scythe, Reed Cutters

Production date
Circa 1880-1920
A long handled scythe with a 38cm slightly curved blade. The blade is attached to a long wooden handle by a bolt and wire rod. A short wooden handle is stuck out at a right angle from the main handle.
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Production date
Circa 1880-1920
Credit line
This scythe was found in a shed at the flats on Leslie Street, Waitara. While it is a reed cutters shape this scythe was probably used for cutting fern or other undergrowth.
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