Mere pounamu. Inaka section (bluey colour) crosses diagonally from one side to the other on blade with kahurangi type pounamu extending to proximal end. 6 grooves at butt with perforated hole drilled from both sides. Both edges of hole slightly inset. One side prox. end has yellowy brown colour and rest of mere darkish green with lighter green flaws.String looped through hole and tied.
Returned from Edn Service. Said by L Lockerbie to be a personal gift from H.D. Skinner to him, placed back on loan to OM. Mr Les Lockerbie New Zealand
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