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Firemans axe

From the Collection of Ballarat Fire Brigade Corner Barkly & East Streets Ballarat East Victoria

firemans small personal axe (tomahawk), axe has black rubberised/plastic handle and metal head
380mm L x 20mm W
Object Registration
w g jamieson, ballarat fire station, firemans axe
Historical information
Axe was part of firemans belt was owned by Senior Firefighter (S/F) W.G. Jamieson who was stationed at Ballarat Fire Station as part of the permanent staff.
Made By
W.Gilpin (Axe & Knife maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
No. 125 (right side of handle), TESTED 20,000 VOLTS (left side of handle), W.GILPIN (stamped into left side of head)
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM