This is a Woodman's Pal Classic Model #481-12.
It features the CLASSIC ASH HARDWOOD GRIP with a WRIST STRAP. It comes complete with a black cordura belt sheath and sharpening stone. This is the finest outdoorsman's tool in the World. Designed by Americans, made of American materials and crafted with 23 meticulous hand operations by Pennsylvania workers. The grip is 6 inches long. The blade is 1/8 inch rigid steel. Blade length is 10 1/2 inches. Overall length is 16 1/2 inches. Weight is 23 ounces. It is extremely well balanced. The blade is specially annealed high carbon steel hardened to Rockwell C47. It will not crack or chip even in sub-zero temperatures. The blade has a bonded florocarbon resin coating to prevent corrosion. The concave axe blade is convex ground for extreme strength and offers superior edge holding capabilities. The blade will cut wood up to 1 1/2 inches in diameter in a single stroke.
The Woodman's Pal was introduced to Forestry Professionals in 1941by it's inventor Frederick Ehrsam. IT WAS ALSO ADOPTED BY THE U.S. MILITARY AS LC-14-B AND WAS STANDARD ISSUE FROM THE EARLY PART OF WORLD WAR II THROUGH DESERT STORM. DURING THE VIETMAN WAR, IT WAS DESIGNATED THE SURVIVAL TOOL, TYPE IV AND WAS ISSUED IN AIR CREW SURVIVAL KITS. This is an Excellent Tool for Hunting, Camping, Brush Clearing or as part of a Survival Kit. The Woodman's Pal is 100% MADE IN THE U.S.A. It comes complete with Papers. It is BRAND NEW