Antique Metalware 18thc Brass & Iron

Antique Metalware 18thc Brass & Iron "Sad" Iron. English. C1780-C1800

Code: MS 6774

Dimensions:W: 2.5" (6.4 cm)H: 2.8" (7.1 cm)L: 3.2" (8.1 cm)

SOLD

A fine example of a late 18thc /early 19thc brass and iron "sad" iron, used for collars and sleeves....they are called "sad" irons, because it is the old English word for solid...this small iron is in excellent condition and is not a common type to be found.

English. C1780-C1800.