Antique Heavy Butcher Knife BONE AXE. Antique hand forged iron slaughterhouse meat cleaver. Often referred to as a "hog splitter or bone axe", this is a true bad ass tool of the butchery trade. Butcher knife measures a full 23 inches. It has a hard wood Oak handle that measures 13.5 including bolster.
There are three copper rivets and a tang that extends 3/4 of the way down the handle. Blade measures 7 3/4" x 4" x 1/2.Cleaver total weight is approximately 4 lbs 11 oz. Condition is consistent with age and use. The metal heel of handle is missing, center rivet has movement, as does one side the wood handle. The item "Antique Heavy Butcher Knife Hog Splitter 23 Meat Cleaver Bone Axe Copper Rivets" is in sale since Sunday, June 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "kesla67" and is located in Lumberton, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Dominican republic.