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Chouinard zero ice axe

Accession Number

205.2008.1

Object Name

Chouinard zero ice axe

Created

21/10/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

21/10/2008

Brief Description

Chouinard zero ice axe. Laminated bamboo shaft with metal at base. One hole in middle of head painted blue inside . Adze, serrated pick. Pointed spike on ferrule with two flat sides and a white circle on each.

Materials

bamboo wood, metal

Dimensions

Shaft & ferrule 58(l) x 9.5(cir)cms. Head 28(l) cms. Adze 6.5 (w)cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

On one side stamped inscription reads " CHOUINARD ZERO " Also a "C " inside a diamond and "CAMP" inside an unfinished square. On other side stamped inscription reads "MADE IN ITALY PREMANA"

Colour

silver, brown

Maker

Premana

Object Production Place

Italy

Provenance

Ex Nevis Guide's

Acquisition Date

21/10/2008

Condition

Some wood missing from shaft

Condition Check Date

28/04/2009

Normal Location

Bohuntin

Current Location

Bohuntin

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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