Looks like the wooded handle was either restored or replaced. The cleaver has normal age patina. Not pounded on the top edge much at all. It's heavy and large.They may need cleaned as you see fit. Please look at all photos as they are part of my description.
The item "HUGE 32 ANTIQUE HOG SPLITTER MEAT BUTCHER CLEAVER #13 L & I J WHITE BUFFALO NY" is in sale since Friday, April 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "bigdave763" and is located in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, GR, PT, CY, SI, SE, ID, to Taiwan, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, HN.