I never thought to look at flea markets for old scissors. That might be fun!
Seriously... they also crack nuts? I mean it looks like they could/can, but is that their true (2nd) original function? I ask only because I've seen scissors like this before and always wondered... what??
Yes, the shape allows these scissors to be used as a nutcracker and a bottle opener--and they work very well. Although I will admit to opening bottles more often than cracking nuts :)
Like the KSC, the inside was intended for bottle caps. These had the model number of 1KS. As you can see, the tab for the Ball mason jar lids is missing. It came and went. I can't tell how far the paint goes up the handle. If it goes all the way up to the joint, then these are 1950s. If it stops in a straight line below the joint then, maybe early 1960s or 1970s.
I stand corrected!