May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2021
Lot consists of: (A) Small square hammer poll axe, 6 1/2" x 2 1/4", rounded eye with rounded double ears. Dug at Seneca Indian Site ,Honeye Village (Destroyed in 1779). See figure 22 on page 90 of "Swords & Blades of the Revolution" by Neumann. (B) Hammer poll axe, 6 1/2" x 3 1/4", 3" downward curved killing blade. With old collection "797" in red paint. Found in Lake Champlain Area and donated to Old Newgate Prison Museum c. 1910. Sold at auction in 1972 in Weatherfield, CT. One of 11 items bought by Kravic. (C) Hammer poll axe, 18th century, 6" x 2 3/4", round eye with rounded ears, circular center. Appears American forged but has a double bar "Cross of Lorraine" (possibly for French Indian Trade Goods) hand cut on the surface. Very early style, c. 1760 or earlier. Excavated Hudson Highlands. See figure 80.A on page 273 of Swords & Blades of the Revolution" by Neumann. (D) Hammer poll axe, 6" x 3", with large oval eye and large rounded double ears (a large oval), 18th century. From Woodbury, CT Auction. (E) Hammer poll axe, 5" x 3", oval eye with rounded ears. Saratoga marked, probably British. DRG
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $960.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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