Antique Hand Wrought Shovel, Old New Mexico Shovel, Vintage Handcrafted Shovel, Antique Forged Tool, Forged Farming Tool, Hand Forged Tool
I don't even know where to begin! This is a super old hand-made tool. Made in New Mexico over 100 years ago. This is surely one of a kind, and it looks it! It is in two-pieces that fit together, its purpose unknown. Clearly there's place for a wooden handle but why there is the added piece of twisted metal, is a mystery to me. However, gosh, it's unusual and old with it's patina of rust. It is a work of art (to me), and I could see this piece framed in a shadow box and hanging on a wall.
This piece would make an amazing addition to a tool collection, or displayed in a hardware store or a metal smith's foundry.
It measures 17" long (assembled) the shovel head measures 11 1/2" X 7"
Don't let this one get away, you'll not find another.