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Axes and Hatchets72 of 150Miniature double bitted axemystery axe
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Yes, Tatoo. Actually it's more of a Plane-Hatchet but axe sounds more impressive. It is 13" long o/a and the planeing blade is 1.25" wide. The blade retainer is held on with a Phillips head machine screw and it has two screws on its back edge to adjust the blade angle. One cheek is stamped "Plane-Axe / Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. / Drop Forged Pat. Pend." I don't know the patent number or date.


    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
    2. NevadaBlades, 3 years ago
      Must be on the rare side, no??? I've never seen a plane/hatchet-axe combo before. Just wondering now how practical the plane is??? Looks in GREAT condition. Very nice. [;>)
    3. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      I saw a reference to one years ago in a book but I've never seen another one. I can't imagine the circumstances where this would be a useful combination.
    4. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
      Building a log cabin.
    5. TallCakes TallCakes, 3 years ago
      intended for wood shingles, here's an article:
    6. Celiene Celiene, 3 years ago
      The guy in the ad! "This For Me"!
    7. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      Thanks, TallCakes!!!! I would have thought it was much older. Interesting that there is no patent.
    8. hotairfan hotairfan, 3 years ago
      What an interesting tool. I never saw one before. I read TallCakes' link, it's amazing how he can find articles on the things we find interesting, but, can't find reference to. Great post!
    9. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
      Close to it. Supposedly made very few if any. I found another mention of these tools, I'll add it next.
    10. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
      No picture on this one (figures). I'll keep looking.
    11. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    12. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
      One more, and this is the best..........
    13. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
    14. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      Great job, Gotwire! I like the first link the best. I'll trade even-up to anyone who has one of those. :-) I notice that after 20 days no one has jumped on the one on eBay at $250 so I guess I'm not going to retire on mine . . . oh, that's right. I'm already retired.
    15. gotwire gotwire, 3 years ago
      My Dad used to collect axes and hatchets. They are just too heavy to carry around to the shows. He would have loved to add this one to his collection. He stopped adding to this group and re kindled a much older axe collection, stone axes LOL

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