With its nine sharp blades and scissor action these Astor Garden shears are ideal for topiery and small box hedges. Manufactured before most homes had electricity these hand operated multi blade shears were top of the range and very popular. The original brass tag also reads "The Flexa Lawn Mower Company Ltd. Woking. England." Several designs were manufactured in England during this period and they make a facinating and visually interesting group when brought together.