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) Long hammer poll axe spatulated blade. Early to mid-1700's. Flared, spatulated blade; square, flat poll; large, round eye with front and rear ears; thin walled. 6 1/4" x 2 1/2". Excavated at Fort Ticonderoga, New York. Ex: Tom Wnuck Collection of Rochester, New York. Very early style. Nice age patina but not relic condition. (B) Hammer poll axe. 6" x 2 1/4". Rifleman's belt axe size, oval socket style, teardrop eye, rounded double reinforced ears. Horizontal line is probably a maker's mark. 1740-1820; early blacksmith forged from bar stock. No steel edge. See Neumann "Swords & Blades of the Revolution", 80.A. (C) Hammer poll axe. 5 1/2" x 2 1/4". Large faceted poll, flat ears. 18th century, probably French & Indian War. Blacksmith forged. From Lake George Collection. (D) Hammer poll axe. 5" x 2". Mid-18th to early 19th century. Large, oval socket with round eye; square poll. Excavated from southern park of Lake George. Very early blacksmith forged, French & Indian War or earlier. Shows hard use. (E) Hammer poll belt axe. 4 1/4" x 2". Round eye and collar; short, square poll. Crown Point, New York excavated; Ex: Kravic. Classic small style popular with riflemen. DRG
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,800.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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