EXTREMELY RARE PRE- PLUMB HATCHET. ANTIQUE 1864 CIVIL WAR ERA JONATHAN YERKES CAMP HATCHET. With what looks to read "HF" also stamped and some other writing under the "64" that looks like N and possibly J or T? 1 pound 5.8 ounces. I have done some research and discovered that Jonathan Yerkes had a US army Civil War contract for total of 2000 Camp Hatchets registered to Dec 29th 1864.
Antique used condition as shown in my photos taken on day of listing. This is an extremely rare Jonathan Yerkes Camp Hatchet.
JONATHAN YERKES LATER WENT ON TO JOIN FORCES WITH PLUMB BUT FINDING ACTUAL JONATHAN YERKES CIVIL WAR ERA CAMP HATCHETS IS VERY HARD AS SO FEW EXIST TODAY. THIS IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO AQUIRE ONE. The item "RARE PRE- PLUMB JONATHAN YERKES CAMP HATCHET AXE CIVIL WAR ERA DEC 23rd 1864" is in sale since Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Outdoor Sports\Camping & Hiking\Camping Knives & Tools\Camping Hatchets & Axes".The seller is "bushcraftlore" and is located in Grass Valley, California. This item can be shipped to United States.