Gilpin Topping Axe - 1

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Review By: I.Ball

Category: Old Axes

Manufacturer: Gilpin

Tool Type: Topping Axe

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The old Gilpin topping axe was fitted with a hardwood handle, usually Ash. The axe was ideal for hedge laying.

This axe head had a 170mm (6 5/8 inch) cutting edge, an overall width of 242mm (9 1/2 inch) and had the markings 'W. Gilpin, Wedges Mills, warranted solid steel' on the blade face.

The handle was 572mm (22 1/2 inch) in length.

gilpin topping axe mark

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