This vintage, miniature handle was a sample that a salesman would have used to show a prospective customer. Generally the salesman would have an assortment of handles for tools and garden implements in a case or folding pouch. These would demonstrate the shape and quality of their product. This type of handle would have been used for a pick or other tool that would not use a wedge in the handle. It still has its original label which reads; Excelsall - Genuine Hickory - O.P. Link Handle Co. - Salem, Indiana U.S.A. - with a chain link design bordering the paper label.
It measures about 12" long and is in very good condition including the paper label.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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Item ID: 18852