MICRONESIA Western Caroline Islands Palau-Yap area adze


MICRONESIA, Western Caroline Islands, Palau-Yap area, adze, before 1960s, steel blade probably made from car leaf suspension spring, tied to naturally bent wooden handle with black rubber “string” from a tire inner tube, handle has a section of bark remaining, base is wound with additional rubber string, blade 135x42x2mm, handle 421mm long, 18mm diameter, 288g, acquired in Papua-New Guinea,

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This is a traditional digging tool made of modern parts attached to a stick in the old manner.


Over the decades I’ve been selling collectibles my market has been about 97% coins, 2% paper money, 1% everything else.