This is a presentation grade fire axe from the nineteenth century. The handle is oaken, with a number 2 at the neck and a brass cap at its other end.
Circa nineteenth century.
Approximately 10” in width (at blade) and 35” in length; blade: 9-1/2” in height; handle end: 2-1/2” by 1-5/8”.
Wood (oak), steel, brass.
2 on neck of handle.
This is from a firefighting collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RBJJX98 LEEJX8/11 SEEJX1/12
7+ (Very Fine+): The axe has some small spots of moderate wear and tarnish on the blade; the handle is in good overall condition with some light nicks and abrasions.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.