SOLD Antique 18th century American Revolutionary War Halberd Head Or Tomahawk
SOLD Scarce Antique 18th century American Revolutionary War period unusual shaped American made halberd head or tomahawk composed of two pieces of hand forged iron with a small crescent-shaped blade and a curved back fluke opposite side. Socket is formed with a single, short sidestrap pierced rivet hole.
Similar styled heads are published in the following references: Swords and Blades of the American Revolution by George C Neumann, page 206-207. Indian Tomahawks & Frontiersmen belt axes by Daniel D Hartzler & James A Knowles, page 55.
Buyer will be provided with copies of the pages from these two mentioned reference along with a certificate of authenticity.
Height including sidestrap: 20.5 cm (8.07 inches)
Width: 21.4 cm (8.43 inches)
CONDITION: Showing age and heavy usage, pitted with dark brown glossy patina overall, the fluke and blade is bent, some nicks on the edge of the axe.