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Catalog Number 1990.001.0034
Object Name Ax
Description Slightly curved oak handle fits into eye of forged iron head. Flat on one surface, steeply beveled at the cutting edlge on the other surface. 1.25" poll indicates American style, but otherwise the shape of the blade is Eric Sloane's "English" style. Poll is stamped "LAKES." 35.125" tip to tip x 8.125" x 1.0625"
More information in Eric Sloane's "A Museum of Early american Tools" pp. 14-15.