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Object ID 1927.006.002 e
Object Name Machete
Collection Farming/Agricultural
Credit line Gift of Mrs. L. A. Kittinger
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1910
Makers mark Stamp on one side of the blade near the handle: "Collins & Co. / Hartford / Ero Fino / Calidad / Garantizada" and "I.O. 23."
Description Machete with a 24" long steel blade that widens slightly toward the tip and has a horn handle secured to the blade with four rivets on each side. There is a stamp on one side of the blade near the handle: "Collins & Co. / Hartford / Ero Fino / Calidad / Garantizada" and "I.O. 23."
Dimensions W-2 L-28.75 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest length; width of blade
Provenance From a collection of Spanish-American War era weapons that belonged to Dr. L.A. Kittinger.
Subjects Machetes
Agriculture
Farming
Search Terms Machetes
Farming
Philippines
Agriculture
Material Steel; wood handle
Place of Origin Philippines