SATER BANKO Axe - Made in Sweden *SOLD*
A good small axe or hatchet by SATER BANKO of Sweden.
SATER BANKO axes were manufactured from the late 1800s until 1966 when the forge was purchased by the Norwegian company Mustad with production moving to Norway.
Marked 'SATER BANKO' near the poll on one cheek with 'MADE IN SWEDEN 0,8' on the opposite cheek.
33/8 inches (85mm) wide at the cutting edge.
61/4 inches (158mm) from the poll to the cutting edge.
Patches of the original blue finish remain.
Excellent hardwood handle.
2lb 43/4oz (1044g) total weight.
A little over 16 inches (410mm) overall.
A very nice example.
May require sharpening before use.