Plan to use this handle as a walking staff. It is just the right length and diameter for me.
Finally found responsive and quality supplier of needed handles though reply to separate inquiries were ignored. Received handles that fit and hopefully will last remaining life of hatchets, rakes, and treasured tools used for repair of. I have lightly sanded and applied personal colors though. If needed in future I now have permanent supplier a comfort for person who treasures original tool purchases. Thanks immensely Guy's.
I was out of town for a month and was not able to keep up with all emails. Thanks for understanding.