$1,250.00

SKU: US21980 Category: Product ID: 21188

Description

RELICS – (ROGER’S ISLE) – SOME DUG BY THE OWNER (ROBERT TESCH WHO WOULD GO AND STAY A WEEK EACH YEAR STARTING IN 1981 TO DIG ON THE ISLAND) AND SOME PURCHASED FORM THE ACTUAL OWNER OF THE ISLAND AT THAT TIME (EARL STOTT) BEFORE IT BECAME AN HISTORICAL SITE. LETTER TO ME FROM BOB DOCUMENTS THE ARTIFACTS. THE ROUND POLL AXE IS  MARKED “AL” IN TWO LARGE CARTOUCHES. PER STOTT HE FOUND IT IN ONE OF THE HUTS BEHIND THE FIREPLACE MANY YEARS AGO. THERE IS AN “AUGUSTIN LEFOI” (“AL” MARK) LISTED IN AXE MAKERS FOR “BRITISH INDIAN SERVICE” FOR 1778. THERE IS A VERY NICE VARIETY OF ITEMS AS SHOWN IN THE PHOTOS. ONLY TWO ITEMS (PIECE OF STONE AND BRICK) ARE FROM FT.TICINDEROGA (WITH PHOTO AS FOUND) ARE NOT FROM THE ISLAND. THIS WAS THE ONLY PRIVATE COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS I EVER HAD A CHANCE TO ACQUIRE FROM ROGER’S ISLAND.