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Object Name Hammer, Marking
Date 1890-1930
Material Iron/Metal
Used Unknown
Description Marking hamer or end stamp; A light hammer or ax used to stamp a brand on a tree or log. Used to identify ownership or company. Metal head with a wooden handle, likely a replacment handle. Found on Little Moose Club property by donor who was caretaker at the time. Symbol is a doule-armed cross standing on a rectangle. Logs could be sorted easily at the mill by using this form of identification (companies were paid according to the amount of logs arrived at the mill.)
Dimensions W-4.5 L-10.75 inches
Collection CIL110
Catalog Number 1957.181.0001
Other number AM 0981
Imagefile 052\1957.181.0001.JPG
Species Hammer, Marking