Electric Sheep Shears

Electric shears. Maker Mark: “Priest’s, Reg. U.S. Patent Ofc. Western Blade.” Model 5/267. Blade attached. Part of wrist strap remains tied to shaft. Unattached shaft and gears are tied together. Belonged to Apolonia Montoya who ran sheep for Alva Dodd II on Gunbarrel Hill.

Object Date: ca 1920s

Object Name: Electric Sheep Shears (Animal Husbandry T&E)

Accession No: 2009.05.04