This is a rare antique horse riding whip, featuring a solid brass hammer head top. The hammer would have originally been used to aid in opening and closing gates, breaking locks and replacing shoes. The hammer is embossed with the maker:
Features a twisted hand part furnished with 2 collars, all of which along with the shaft are plaited gut.
Original brown leather end with a brown plaited leather lash with a cord end
A highly collectable item with a historical patina.
This item has free UK delivery and is returnable if unsuitable
Length from the top to the end of the binding - 65cm
Length of the hammer outwards - 5cm
Diameter of the shaft under the bottom collar - 1.6cm
Lash length not including cord end - 100cm
Weight - 300g
Good condition with some expected surface oxidization to the brass, minor wear to the shaft and old restoration to the binding, replaced lash.
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