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Indian Tomahawk Peace Pipe

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:500.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Indian Tomahawk Peace Pipe
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Indian Tomahawk Peace Pipe, decorated with small round brass tacks and square pins. Wood shaft with smooth areas and stamped surface decorations. Brass tacks have a very dark uncleaned patina. Mouthpiece tip is made of bone. Iron axe head/pipe has small chisel marks for decoration around the edges of the center and top edge of the blade. Axe head is approx. 6'' long, axe blade is approx. 2'' wide at the front and appears to be hand forged. Overall length is 22.5''. The thru-hole area where the shaft goes through the axe head is covered with a small plate of copper and retained with four brass tacks. Condition is very good with no cracks or splits in the wood and a nice dark patina overall. Blade shows an even dark patina. Est.: $1,000-$2,000. (John Ackerman collection)