Nice, large, old pair of J Wiss scissors with great patina and wear. Markings include "Steel Forged No. 20," "WISS INLAID," and Wiss's trademark stamp with Newark, NJ. The J. Wiss & Sons company was established in 1848. These scissors or shears are called Bent Trimmers as they have a bent style handle to facilitate cutting material as it laid flat on a table. 10.5" long.