Stortz Right Handed Model 83B Slate Hammer, or Left Handed Model 83C (select below).
The traditional (and hard to find) German-made right-hand slate hammer with the beveled shank for cutting roof slate on site. Forged of high quality tool steel and made to the most exacting standards throughout. Point, claw and hammer face are specially heat treated to withstand tough use. The claw at center is made for pulling nails without damaging installed slate. The beveled edge at top of midsection is used for trimming slate. An all-leather handle is featured.
23 ounces (650 grams). Face 3/4 inch X 7/8 inch, 12.75 inches long, 8.5 inch head
Use this hammer with a slater's stake when cutting slate.