ManufacturerRef 3621. A very rare British Naval boarding
Your Reference Number3621
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com Ref 3621. A very rare British Naval boarding axe dated 1897. The 7 inch blade with a rear point and heavily stamped with the date 1897 & the British Board of Ordnance broad arrow mark & the manufacturers name deeply impressed Richard Thomas Birmingham. Complete with its original wooden shaft. The complete axe is in very good condition. This axe would probably have been stored on board ship and would have been carried by a British naval seaman during boarding parties etc, Overall length including shaft is 16 inches. please see the engraving below which shows axes being used as weapons during a boarding party skirmish. An Extremely rare Naval item. Ref 3621. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968.