11-03-2013 08:03 PM
Swiss...The reinforcement-ring and the pin in the shaft are the giveaways on these...
Glenn nailed it. Beat me to it. timothy
And the octagonal shaft with the small brass nail in the "ball end".
Does anyone know why the Swiss put this little brass nail there?
I've got two Swiss shovels, both with this nail. And now this.
Πόλεμος πάντων μεν πατήρ εστί, πάντων δε βασιλεύς.
Swiss were neutral ... why do they have same manufacturer of shovels as Germans ?
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
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Laurent Huart (1964-2008)