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Old Ax
« on: January 15, 2023, 09:34:27 PM »
Anyone recognize this old ax? Came out of New Hampshire. Looks like it has a Christmas tree on the blade.

Thanks for any assistance in identifying this.










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Offline rich pierce

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Re: Old Ax
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2023, 10:04:45 PM »
Pretty common design of trade axes from 1600s-late 1700s. Nice to see a full size one like this.
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Re: Old Ax
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2023, 03:54:11 AM »
Thank you!
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Re: Old Ax
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2023, 07:05:07 PM »
Nice Jim..!

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Re: Old Ax
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2023, 06:43:10 PM »
Here in Florida I've worked on many axes patterned like that from Spanish shipwrecks and from the 14 Spanish Mission sites around Tallahassee.  I think they are referred to as a Spanish pattern or Viscayan axe.  James Levy
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Re: Old Ax
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2023, 07:05:23 AM »
Thanks!
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