People of the Waters - Fur Trade
OPM #:
943-16
Object Name:
Ax
Description:
Iron or steel axe that is of the broad-ax type, but does not have an off-set blade. May be cast steel. The blade has been well used and is worn away from repeated sharpening. Has the raise style maker's mark stamp "IG" that was used prior to the Civil War, and the word "warranted".
Found:
Winnebago County, WI
Material:
Metal
Culture/Period:
Fur Trade
Dimensions:
H-4.5 W-5.25 D-1.25 inches
Year Range from:
1790
Year Range to:
1860
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