Rare Milton Hatchet Billhook *SOLD*
A scarce 6 inch Milton Hatchet or Gents' billhook.
Milton Hatchets are of smaller proportions than a typical billhook or pruning hook and have a single bevel on the upper edge.
Also known as a gentlemans' or ladies billhook and of a higher specification.
This example is marked 'MILTON HATCHET' on the blade and is the smallest we have seen.
The 6 inch long double edged blade has a 31/2" upper single bevel straight edge.
Some surface pitting and staining spots, please see images.
Fitted with antler scales to form the handle.
111/2 inches overall length.
121/4oz (348g) total weight.
In its original leather pouch.
A rare quality item in a size we have not seen previously.