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) Tomahawk Spike. 9" x 2" with rounded edge blade, oval eye, flat ears and squared spike; excavated at West Point, NY. (B) Tomahawk Spike. About 9" x 1 1/2". Slightly rounded blade, high steel content, oval eye with rounded ears and squared spike. There is a drawing of this axe on page 133 of "Their Fires are Cold" by Vietzen. c. 1790-1820. Ex: K. Murray and Ex: H. Jacoby collections. (C) Tomahawk Pipe. British Eastern Trade (Great Lakes area). About 8 1/4" x 3" blade, large teardrop eye and banded lower bowl. Found in Fremont, OH in an iron kettle that also had a cannonball while digging a foundation for a hotel (Fort Meigs is close by this site. It is a phase II style c. 1775-1820). Ex: K. Murray and Ex: Hank Jacoby collections. (D) Tomahawk Spike. 18th century. Found in Franklin Co, Pennsylvania. Rounded rear ears, squared spike, slightly convex blade, oval eye and flat spike. Mid to late 18th century. (E) Tomahawk pipe, drug, very early phase I (no banding on bowl, plain collar with no decoration) English style. See pages 64, 98, and 102 of Baldwin's book for other examples. 18th century to mid 1750's Rev War period. Dug condition. DRG
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $5,040.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 26
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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