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Grivel ice axe

Accession Number

017.2007.1

Object Name

Grivel ice axe

Created

21/11/2007

Creator

Maxine Willett

Accession Date

21/11/2007

Brief Description

'Grivel' ice axe, steel head, wooden shaft, serrated pick, adze. Hole through middle of axe head. Evidence of red paint. Pointed spike on ferrule with hole through middle. Black tape wound round shaft.

Materials

Steel, wood

Dimensions

29.8 (w) x 45.3 (l) x 7.5 (d) cm

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

Cross shaped symbol stamped on one side and "GRIVEL, COURMAYEUR" On reverse "MADE IN ITALY"

Colour

Grey, brown, red, black

Maker

Grivel

Object Production Place

Italy

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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