October 30, 2019 The Collection of Steve & Marcy Hench
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The brass head with a dovetailed steel cutting edge, measures 6-3/8" overall. The steel cutting edge is crescent and is dovetailed into the brass head. Both sides of the brass section of the blade are decorated with foliate designs and gadrooned borders. There are moldings on both sides of the eye, and in the centers a series of punched circles. The bowl measures about 1-3/8" in height and is decorated with repeating leaf designs. It is believed that these tomahawks were made in Eastern Pennsylvania. Complete with a later maple haft of 11-5/8". CONDITION: Cutting edge shows a couple nicks and some sharpening marks, and retains a grey patina. Brass retains a pleasing, mellow mustard patina with some scattered marks from use. Haft very good with a few scattered marks. PROVENANCE: Found by Steven Still at a Lancaster estate sale in a toolbox.
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Blade Length
3 - 1/2"
Overall Length
11 - 5/8"
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $7,200.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 21
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
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