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Description
Large, wide, flat-head iron hewing broad axe, with short wooden handle. The axe has two distinct sides. On one side, the blade of the axe is flat, and on the other side, the blade is bevelled. The axehead has pointed triangular lugs. There is a maker's mark stamped into the poll (butt) of the axe on the flat side. The end of the handle is angled.

The maker's mark is:
DOUGLA[..] XEMFC. [..]AST-STEEL WARRANT. MFDEV W. HUNT. II 50.
Object type
Media and materials
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 525 x 260 x 33mm
Subject category
Accession number
A1800.1
Other reference numbers
EC.166.66

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