The tempered, high carbon head of this hatchet has a 52º Rockwell hardness and is afixed to the hardwood shaft with steel pins. This axe was designed for the British Airforce so a downed pilot could cut himself out of a wrecked plane. It could function equally as a close-quarter weapon. Comes with a leather blade case. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts®.Note:
This is a one of a kind sample that did not made it into production.
- Overall: 14-1/4"
- Blade: 7-3/4" x 3/16" with a 2-5/8" cutting face
- Wt: 1 lb/6 oz