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Old 10th June 2012, 12:54 PM   #1
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Default big axe for identification

It measures 36 cm in length, 31.5 cm wide, sharp on one side...a punch with the letter P and C not sure for second letter ?

the handle do not have the original.

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Old 10th June 2012, 02:28 PM   #2
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The shape and dimensions of this axe suggest it belongs to a group called beheading, decapitation or executioner's axes; they are usually associated with England.

I strongly doubt though that most of them are genuine objects, including this one.

Attached at bottom is a sample in the Tower of London.


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Old 10th June 2012, 03:29 PM   #3
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any "a knows ' it marking the axe?"
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