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Object Name Hammer, Marking
Date 1900-1930
Material Iron/Wood
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. One end of the head has a "B", the other end is a flat striking surface. There are five modern-looking nails in the end of the handle, holding it into the head. 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-4.75 L-18 inches
Collection CIL110
Catalog Number 1956.101.0002
Other number AM 0694
Imagefile 051\1956.101.0002.JPG
Species Hammer, Marking
Owned by Brooks, Ben