1989 Japanese Ship Onoue Maru Commissioning Axe
1989 Japanese Ship Onoue Maru Commissioning Axe. This would have been used to Cut the ship loose at the commissioning ceremony just as we great a bottle of champaign during the launching of a new ship. The blade is sharp and the axe head is engraved on both sides in Japanese. It measures 11 inches long and in the original box.