Anvil secateurs have only one blade which closes onto a flat surface. They tend to crush the stem, but remain reliable when slightly blunt. Anvil secateurs are useful for cutting thick branches.
The Anvil Secateur from Burgon and Ball features:
Hardened and tempered high carbon steel blade for lasting sharpness
Durable resin anvil
Robust alloy handles, covered in comfortable light Terracotta grip
Burgon and Ball secateurs have consistently been voted number 1 for quality and value.