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Swiss ice axe

Accession Number

210.2008.1

Object Name

Swiss ice axe

Created

21/10/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

21/10/2008

Brief Description

Swiss ice axe. Wooden shaft with metal at base. Adze, smooth pick. Pointed spike on ferrule with four flat sides. Cream leash through metal ring attached round shaft. Metal knob near bottom of shaft.

Materials

metal, wood, tape

Dimensions

Shaft & ferrule 80(l) x 9.5(cir)cms. Head 30(l) cms. Adze 7 (w)cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

Circle with inscription inside "MADE SWITZERLAND" Also oval shape with unclear inscription. On other side mountain logo with "MARKE( )BEL" underneath.

Colour

brown, cream

Object Production Place

Switzerland

Acquisition Date

21/10/2008

Condition

rusting

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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