Manufactured in a time period when tools were made to last. This is exactly what you want in a quality axe. Sturdy solid wood handle and heavy duty steel head. Perfect for splitting or chopping. Each axe head is just a little bit different due to the forging process and each one has its own unique character. In addition to being very functional, it would make an excellent decoration. Length of handle measures 28’’. Weighs approximately 4lbs. Genuine European Military Surplus. Unused condition, may have patina on axe head due to long term storage.