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Doug K.




Location: Michigan
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PostPosted: Sun 20 May, 2012 1:04 pm    Post subject: Identifying a blade mark         Reply with quote

Years ago, I received a large meat cleaver from my grandfather. I cleaned it up, brushing the rust off, and added a mahogany handle. The one thing that's always puzzled me has been this sort of maker's mark on the blade:


I honestly have no idea if this is the right forum to ask about it, but is there any way to look up the old forge marks like the one on my cleaver?
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Glen A Cleeton




Location: Nipmuc USA
Joined: 21 Aug 2003

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PostPosted: Sun 20 May, 2012 2:33 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Hi Doug

Try here
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/forumdispla...tification

Note that any trying to assist in identifying an object appreciate photographs of the entire item.

Cheers

GC
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Doug K.




Location: Michigan
Joined: 25 Apr 2012

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PostPosted: Sun 20 May, 2012 2:35 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Glen A Cleeton wrote:
Hi Doug

Try here
http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/forumdispla...tification

Note that any trying to assist in identifying an object appreciate photographs of the entire item.

Cheers

GC

Thanks, Glen!
Here's the entire cleaver


Best I can tell is that the blade dates from the early 20th century.
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