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Old Hatchet With Tapered Blade

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Found this at the beach. I have found a few axe heads and ignored some but this one had an odd shape to it. There might have been some boat building or repairing and think it might be for that. Also found a 44 copper wheatie, too bad that was a year too late.

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Now that’s some serious corrosion!

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Not sure if it as from many years in the salt or the fact that the epa just allowed a local treatment plant to process a chemical waste facilities waste water.....

One of the many reasons not to spend $5000 on a detector in some these parts :)

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I will guess a roofer or drywall hanger hammer.".it is exactly the correct shape...

believe me , 20 years of banging nails makes an indelible memory 

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It's one of the reason I've been a bit put off beach detecting is seeing all the corroded stuff people dig up, but the chance of jewellery is very real and a lot higher than any other form of detecting I guess.   That Axe is pretty cool,  I was going to say something like Fred, it looks like one of them hammers roofer guys use.

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58 minutes ago, fredmason said:

I will guess a roofer or drywall hanger hammer.".it is exactly the correct shape...

believe me , 20 years of banging nails makes an indelible memory 

fred

Yup your spot on, took me a bit of research on that and found one that matches it's profiles and size. No idea how old.

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