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cleaver

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A large and heavy iron butcher's cleaver with a thin handle and with a hook on the end of the handle. The blade has a square shape.
Size
L-780mm W-210mm
Object Registration
529
Keywords
meat-cleaver butchering-tool
Historical information
Possibly used by a local butcher in the Orbost region. Stock was slaughtered and prepared by Orbost butchers.
When Made
c. 1900 to 1930s
Made By
T Williams, Smithfield, London (butchers' cutler engineer, manufacturer)
Inscriptions & Markings
Williams-Smithfield 192 55575
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM