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Experimental Stubai ice axe

Accession Number

553.2008.1

Object Name

Experimental Stubai ice axe

Created

27/11/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

27/11/2008

Brief Description

Experimental 'Stubai' ice axe with red fibreglass shaft. Serrated pick and adze. Hole in bottom of shaft. No spike. Plastic coating over head.

Materials

fibreglass, metal, plastic

Dimensions

Shaft 27(l) x 10(cir)cms. Head 24(l) cms. Adze 6(w)cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

"MADE IN AUSTRIA" and a diamond with "STUBAI" inside, inscribed on one side of head.

Colour

red, brown

Maker

Stubai

Object Production Place

Austria

Acquisition Method

Donated by Ian Sykes

Acquisition Date

27/11/2008

Reference

Ian Sykes is ex RAF and one of the original owners of Nevisport. He was also a member of Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

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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