Vintage Foster Bros. No. 229 Meat Cleaver. It weights about 2 1/2 pounds. It measures 15" long overall. The cutting edge is 9" long. The blade is marked: SOLID STEEL FOSTER BROS. 229, TRADE MARK with Arrow imprint. The hardwood side panels are solid and attached to the blade with brass rivets. The cleaver has been restored and the sheath features a carving of a pig.