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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
262
AccessionNumber:
247.2008.1
AccessionDate:
2008-12-05
Name:
Ice Axe
Image: Ice Axe
Brief Description:
Ice axe, metal, wood, stamped on blade "Francois Simond & Fils, Chamonix, Mont Blanc", mountain goat head logo, "Simond Special B", two part leather axe cover fastened by a metal buckle, cotton wrist strap on metal ring, ferrule spike at base, c. 1939.
Materials:
wood, metal, leather, cotton
Dimensions:
32.5 (w) x 90 (l) x 7 (d) cm
Number of Objects:
3
Inscription Description:
"Francois Simond & Fils, Chamonix, Mont Blanc", mountain goat head logo, "Simond Special B"
Maker:
F Simond
Object Production Place:
Chamonix, Switzerland
Object Production Date:
c.1939
Provenance:
Used by Geoffrey Stone on trip to Mont Blanc in 1948.
Acquisition Date:
2008-11-12
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
AccessStatus:
Open
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Views:
2012
Created:
2008-12-05 00:00:00
Creator:
M Willett