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Wooden Alpine style walking stick or ice axe

Date made: C1942

Description: Wooden alpine style walking stick or ice axe. Crudely inset aluminium decoration including Edelweis flowers, plaque stating 'POW Camp 1945'. Also inset with lettering 'IOM' on one side and 'SA' on opposite side. Believed to have been made by a Second World War internee (possibly Austrian).

Measurements: overall: 92 x 20 x 2.5 cm

Materials: aluminium, wood

Object name: walking-stick

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2004-0079



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