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) Round poll trade tomahawk 6 1/2" x 3 1/4" blade, teardrop eye, deep step in back with elongated poll, slightly flared blade, early to mid 18th century, non-dug. Retains 75% of the tar finish, which is how they were shipped. (B) Round poll tomahawk, thin flat straight, slightly spatulated blade, 6" x 1 3/4", small bent axe form and size, teardrop eye, American forge welded out of single bar. Excavated in Champlain Valley, NY. Mid to late 18th century. (C) Round poll trade tomahawk, 5 1/2" x 2 1/2", 18th century, French and Indian War. Excavated at Fort Ticonderoga. (D) Round poll tomahawk, 5 1/2" x 2 1/2", dug on banks of Rappahannock River near Fredericksburg, VA with applied steel blade edge. Dug by Roy butler. (E) Round poll tomahawk, 5" x 3 1/2", very early style with wide cutting blade, French and Indian War to Revolutionary War, excavated at Camp Robinson, Hudson Highlands, across from West Point An American encampment in the Revolution. Maker marked but illegible. (F) Round poll tomahawk, 5" x 2 1/4", very early style, American made. c. 1680-1750. 17th century pattern keeping the flat front profile and rear profile indentation with a large eye, but carries a thick blade. Forward end of round poll may have been hammered down to secure the haft or was flattened from use as a hammer. See figure 3.A on page 260 of "Swords & Blades of the Revolution" by Neumann. Excavated at Crown Point by Kravic, and is so marked. DRG
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,280.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 18
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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