The Gilbow G56 is a straight blade cutting snip which has been designed for use on precious metals.
The long handle/short blade ratio gives the user more control when cutting.
Irwin Gilbow snips and shears have a great cutting capability which this is much greater than the strength of the user and will provide a good, clean, easy cut edge to any workpiece.
The original Gilbow G56 jewellers tinsnips were first designed many years ago, and have dominated the sheet metal cutting industry to such an extent that today, snips and shears are referred to as 'Gilbows'.
Size. 180mm (7 in).