Slashing Tools; 18-93
Slashing ToolsAbout this object
These two slashing tools have metal blades and wooden handles.
One slasher has the inscription 'Cornelius Whitehouse & Sons, Cannock' 231C Round point on the blade. It has a logo of a 'Hedgehog'.
Cornelius Whitehouse and Sons was established in 1869 and were the sole manufacturers of Hedgehog Tools.
The other slasher is a 'hook slasher' with the inscription of 'Ran...' 3757 on the blade.
Both are in very good condition. They were used to break in the land by the Ross Family, of Kaiwaka.
A: L 98.5cm W 8cm ( blade end)
B: L 119cm W 5cm ( widest part of blade )