A Belt Axe and Hatchet Holster are Great Bushcraft Camp Gear, Backpacking Equipment, or Unexpected 3rd Anniversary Gift
Collins manufactured axes and hatchets for montgomery wardss from the 1920’s until the company went out of business. The faceted 14 inch hickory handle is original and hatchet holstero rides comfortably on any belt up to 1 1/2 wide. The leather is hand sewn and riveted at all the key stress points. With a little attention to sharpening this bushcraft classic is ready to go into the field. Overview of the hatchet inside its custom made belt axe holster. Full length of the face of the axe head showing the montgomery wards logo on the collins axe head. Note the deep “collins” nail pull notch. Detail of the of the hatchet head and store logo. Detail of the back side or the axe head. Detail of the front of the custom made hatchet holster. Detail of the reverse side of the holster note the triple rivets on the top and bottom of the belt loop. Full length face up of the 14 inch hatchet outside the holster. Full length face down of the hatchet outside the holster. Detail of the original handle and axe head rehung with a metal safety wedge. Overview of the original painted :”fawn’s foot” handle. This particular hatchet has a handle that has a “faceted” cut to the wood.