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#29063 11/20/2009 08:47 PM
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At a recent gunshow I found this German Mtn . Trp . icepick .

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#29064 11/20/2009 08:50 PM
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The one side has a long pick and the other has a flat pick head to hack away at the ice .

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#29065 11/20/2009 08:51 PM
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It has the mfg.'s marking and logo .

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..and it has a unit mark in the wood near the head of the pick to the " G J R 137 " .
As I read , this unit was stationed in Norway and after the war the units of that country used this equipment .

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#29067 11/20/2009 08:58 PM
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The base of the pich has this metal pin .

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The underside of the long pick at the head has this serrated section .

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#29069 11/20/2009 09:01 PM
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..and one more shot of the flat pick head .

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..and there is a srew set through a sleeve that arrests the lanyard ring from getting past it .

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#29071 11/22/2009 04:28 PM
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Bernd,

I looked at one of these mountian climbing axes years ago at some long forgotten show but I remember being very impressed by the high quality workmanship and materials used for one of these great tools. Nice! Wink

Bill

#29072 11/23/2009 03:37 AM
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Bill : You are correct --the quality is certainly there . It is also not very heavy in weight ; so it could be carried up the mountain .


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