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2856
AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN WWI MODEL 1895 PICKAXE WITH LEATHER CARRIER. Steel pickaxe head with hardwood handle and brown leather carrier. Introduced for Jaeger troops in 1896 and infantry in 1897. Leather carrier is in good supple condition. From 1915 onwards the leather carrier was replaced with a cloth and tin version to conserve leather supplies. Split to the eyelet that secures the carrier to the pickaxe head. A very similar example is featured on page 463 of the excellent reference book "The Emperor's Coat" by Rest/Ortner/Iiming (2002). O/a in exceptional condition given that it is approx 100+ years old. Grade II
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