Galloway scythe

Scythes with a Y-shaped shaft like this were known as 'Galloway' scythes, although they were used throughout Scotland, particularly common in the North East.  The blade on this example is a later replacement and was made by Watyzagk & Co Sheffield.
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Dimensions :
haft L:1180mm; W:500mm; blade:745mm x 70mm
Materials :
wood, iron
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Accession number :
WIWMS 1990.102
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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