Rare Antique 18th Century Native American Indian Halberd Or Halberd Tomahawk

Rare Antique 18th Century Native American Indian Halberd Or Halberd Tomahawk

Rare Antique 18th Century Native American Indian Halberd Or Halberd Tomahawk
Rare Antique 18th Century Native American Indian Halberd Or Halberd Tomahawk. A rare antique, first half of the 18th century, American Indian trade halberd or halberd tomahawk head, formed of hand-forged iron and adorned with brass panels. During the first half of the 18th century, many Indian dignitaries carried the heads of this style on a short haft, like tomahawks. There were numerous variations in the design of this halberd. A very well hand-forged iron axe head with a flaring blade and a spear-shaped rear-fluke and a narrow central blade in the form of a barbed spear tip and a tapering tubular socket. The central block is clad on both sides with brass panels welded together to the iron core and engraved with a simple zigzag pattern. The steel head is adorned with weave punched designs and a socket with various cut patterns.

American Indian Tomahawks Peterson, Harold L. Indian tomahawks & frontiersmen belt axes by Daniel D Hartzler; James A Knowles 3. Swords & blades of the American Revolution: Neumann, George.

MEASUREMENTS: High of the blade: 26.5 cm (10.4 inches) Overall length: 27 cm (10.6 inches). Weight: 274 grams CONDITION: It shows age and use, iron pitted, nicks and splits on the blade's edge and socket, brass panels with a dark patina. In good condition considering its age to be over 250 years old.

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Rare Antique 18th Century Native American Indian Halberd Or Halberd Tomahawk