Being offered for sale is the antique SHIPWRIGHT'S FOOT/POLE ADZE by WILLIAM HORTON (maker previously unknown, please disregard the green text in 4th pic) of New York, NY, from circa the early -to- mid 19th century (pre Horton & Arnold, which dates it to 1837-1853), as seen in the pictures/as described in the title. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT CONDITION NOTES. Being offered for sale AS-FOUND, uncleaned. May require a thorough detailing to bring to its full potential. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED or your money back...no questions asked!
Very Good antique condition with moderate overall wear from normal use over the years but NO breaks or repairs. Blade is very sharp and has just a few tiny nicks. Minimal rust and minor areas of light pitting throughout. Vast majority of original red japanning remains (except at top of blade). See pics.
Measures 10-1/2" long, overall. Blade is 4-3/8" wide. Weighs 2 lbs. 7.0 oz..