Original metal wood pipe axe tomahawk. It measures 17 ¾” and the axe is 7” with tip broken. When Europeans arrived in North America, they introduced the metal blade to the natives, which improved their lifestyle. It was easier for the Native Americans to hunt since these blades did not break as easily as stone. With the introduction of metal blades, the Native Americans created a tomahawk’s poll, which is the side opposite the blade, which consisted of a hammer, spike or a pipe. These became known as pipe tomahawks, which consisted of a bowl on the poll and a hollowed out shaft. These were created by European and American artisans for trade and diplomatic gifts for the tribes
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Vintage Buck Knife
Vintage Buck Knife with leather sheath . I lived very close to The first Buck knife factory in San Diego, and was later located to small building in Lemon Grove. Buck Knives Inc. dates it history back over 100 years to the first knives made by Hoyt H. Buck. Hoyt H. Buck became a blacksmiths apprentice in Kansas in 1899 at the age of 10
VINTAGE OTHELLO HUNTING KNIFE
Vintage wonderful Othello Hunting Knife with Solingen Rostfrei Germany blade. Has real deer horn carved handles with leather sheath. Knifes have been by man’s side for 1000’s of years. A source of weapon for fighting protection and a tool. Germany in the past 100 plus years have been a leader in manufacturing the best steel for the blades.