The scythe is in great condition. All Original. It measures about 60″ long. Beautiful wooden handle, the blade is worn as expected. Antique hand harvesters field scythe with long handle. This was used to cut hay or grain (not corn, but wheat, rye, oats, etc.) in the field, before horses, and then tractors, took over the work. The scythe is still used in some cultures today, but has largely has not been used since the 1930’s.