$129.50

SKU: US21862 Categories: , Product ID: 17052

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SHOVEL – M1910 PRE WWI: ORIGINAL SHOVELS WERE UNPAINTED. SOMETIME AROUND THE BORDER CAMPAIGN THEY WERE PAINTED TAN. AT THE BEGINNING OF WWI THEY STARTED TO PAINTED THEM OD WHICH CONTINUED THROUGH WWII. THE ONLY CONTRACT MARKINGS I HAVE EVER SEEN ON 1910 SHOVELS WAS AN INK STAMP WHICH WORE OFF VERY QUICKLY (HAVE ONLY OWNED A FEW THAT RETAINED THIS STAMP). EXC