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Simond ice axe

Accession Number

011.2007.1

Object Name

Simond ice axe

Created

21/11/2007

Creator

Maxine Willett

Accession Date

21/11/2007

Brief Description

'Simond' ice axe, steel head, wooden shaft which splits into two parts. Serrated pick. Separate pin to hold two halves together. Adze. Leather cover for head of axe, in two parts, fastened with a metal buckle. Pointed spike on ferrule.

Materials

Steel, wood, leather

Dimensions

33.4 (w) x 89.7 (l) x 9.6 (d) cm

Number Of Objects

5

Inscription Description

Stamped on pick "Fran[...]es, Cham[onix Mont Bla]nc", Simond logo, "Simond Special E ", "[...]pt Lawrie Ltd, London, W1", "[MA]DE IN FRANCE", "Brevent, S.D.G.D", "MODELE & MARPLES DEPOSES", Metal section in middle of wooden shaft where two sections separate, stamped with "F SIMOND, CHAMONIX", "SIMOND SECURIT", BREVENT S.G.D.G"

Colour

Grey, brown

Maker

F Simond

Object Production Place

France

Acquisition Date

21/11/2007

Condition

Fair, rusty metalwork

Condition Check Date

21/11/2007

Normal Location

Bohuntin

Current Location

Bohuntin

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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