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Very Rare Museum Quality Investment-Grade American US Navy Type II Boarding Ax was Manufactured ca 1800-1812 and Used During the Barbary Pirate Wars and War of 1812. This Type II has the arsenal mark US stamped onto the reverse blade, original iron wedge hammered into the wood haft to help secure the handle in the socket, side mounted langets are integral to the socket.


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American Navy Type II Boarding Ax 1810-1812

American Navy Type II Boarding Ax 1810-1812

Above are photos of the Type II US Navy Boarding Ax with ball butt currently in the collection of The Pirates Lair. The Type II American Boarding Ax had the side langets integral to the socket and an iron wedge was inserted into the wooden handle at the socket.



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Above are photos of the ball butt and head of the American Boarding Ax Type II ca 1800-1812.



American Navy Type II Boarding Ax American Navy Type II Boarding Ax

Above are closeups of the single tooth cut into the blade of the Type II boarding ax.

American Navy Type II Boarding Ax

Note the iron wedge which can clearly be seen hammered into the end of the wooden haft to help secure the ax head onto the socket.



American Navy Type II Boarding Ax

Above photo shows the monogram "US" stamped onto the reverse side of the ax blade in a serif font.




 
RARE American US Navy Type II Boarding Ax
Rarer than Rare! Museum Quality, Investment Grade Condition. Marked with US on obverse blade. Ca 1800-1812. Langets are integral to the socket. Iron wedge clearly seen in socket eye securing the wooden oak or chestnut ball butted handle still retaining its black japanning.
 
American Navy Type II Naval Boarding Ax
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 Length: 22.75" long
Head: 9.5" long
Langets: 8.5" long
 
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