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Railroad Spike Hammer Iron Heavy Artifact African

Regular Price: $49.00

Special Price: $35.00

Product #: 106206
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Title Railroad Spike Hammer Iron Heavy Artifact African
Type of Object Hammer Head
Country of Origin Unknown
People Unknown
Materials Iron
Dimensions Height: 14.5 Inches
Width: 2.25 Inches
Overall Condition Fair. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair Rusted surface

Information:  A hammer originally used to pound in rail spikes for train tracks. Apparently, it was not uncommon for these hammers to be repurposed as tools by local African blacksmiths.