Research Collections
Date
prior to 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1105
Description
Typical ice axe, wooden handle with small head. Stamped on side of pick end "Johann Hofer Fulpiaes" and "Reg. Schutz marke". Steel collar and point 13.0 long other end. Leather strap is attached to a metal ring which floats on the wooden shaft. Leather keeper is nailed on to shaft near bottom…
Title
Ice Axe
Date
prior to 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Dimensions
23.0 x 90.0 cm
Description
Typical ice axe, wooden handle with small head. Stamped on side of pick end "Johann Hofer Fulpiaes" and "Reg. Schutz marke". Steel collar and point 13.0 long other end. Leather strap is attached to a metal ring which floats on the wooden shaft. Leather keeper is nailed on to shaft near bottom. Inscribed on shaft near top is the letter "E".
Subject
sports
climbing
Elizabeth Rummel
Credit
Gift of Margaret Fulton, Vancouver, 1997
Catalogue Number
108.04.1105
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