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I am updating my old stuff, and came across this stuff:

The blue axe is a MSR Sumner, is the black one a "Eagle"?

Are these MSR screws...?

Thanks for the site, keep showing the trip reports of the places I have been to, and of the many places I should have gone to.








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As a former MSR employee it looks like the blue ice axe is a Thunderbird (may say on the axe)or as mentioned a later model Sumner. The adze and metal, not wood shaft, made these innovative. Larry P. sold the original Thunderbird for a whopping $11 or something close. They came in orange and that color of blue.

The black axe is an Eagle by the looks of the head.

Ice screws could be MSR or SMC screws - any markings?

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