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    Default Unknown axe

    Hello,
    I just got this axe from my usual supplier. He had two of them, one with green painted handle. Thats why i suspect it might be military.
    Has anybody seen this model of axe before? Any info on the origins is aappreciated.
    Demirhan.
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    It's just a run of the mill Claw Axe, possibly American made circa early 20th c. onwards. Value is low.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    With a nail puller, I think it is likely a roofer's hatchet.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    With a nail puller, I think it is likely a roofer's hatchet.........
    Agreed Steve. Often called a tiler's axe over here.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    Yep. A roofers hatchet. I think I've got a similar one somewhere in my garage. They're Not fun to Use....
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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