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Adze - Anyone recognize this maker's mark?

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I picked up two Adze(s) from the upstairs tool shop at Roy Underhill's school.  After 15 hours in a 5 amp electrolysis "dip", it cleaned up a bit, but still a ways to go.

Anyone recognize this makers mark?

Thanks

Before and after pics below

 

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That has some similarity to the hammer and compass that was the East German industrial icon. It varies enough so I don’t think that’s it, but there may be a Euro connection. I’ve searched three mountains, three gables, TWV, and dividers as trademark or foundry mark. 

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15 minutes ago, Larry Moore said:

Does it not say USA under the word alloy?

Connection...I chose that word carefully. I work with first gen every day. 

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21 hours ago, Immortan D said:

Apparently it's a Woodings-Verona adze.

 

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-WOODINGS-VERONA-ADZE-Ship-building-Timber-Hewing-NPRY-/173527534030

 

Edit: yep, that logo's been registered by a WOODINGS-VERONA TOOL WORKS (Verona, Pennsylvania) according to this Canadian trademark site.

You are the man and thanks. 

 Out of curiosity, what was your process to find it?

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40 minutes ago, vinnyjojo said:

You are the man and thanks. 

 Out of curiosity, what was your process to find it?

I googled "old adze makers" and gathered a list of 6 or 7 candidates from a forum post, then googled images for each one. Your adze was the first result for "Verona adze".

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