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. Iron head is shaped on the face to leave a distnctive script "L" when hammered on a log. Circles in the L pattern are drilled through the face. Maker's marks stamped on the head: "Mahren of P___sburgh (Plattsburgh?)". Other prior marks stamped on the head: "9.5.22". Flat poll on the opposite end of the head. Fawn footed, varnished wooden handle. Drilled hole near the bottom of the handle and another near the top.