Victorian Bamboo Hunting Whip With Plaited Leather Thong 'George Whyte Melville'
Victorian Hunt Whip
Ladies OR Gents Whip
Traditional antler handle with the addition of an unmarked silver collar
Embossed to the collar is -
G J Whyte Melville'
George Whyte-Melville was a Scottish Novelist much concerned with field sports and The Vale Of White Horse was his district where he died in 1878
The whip has a solid bamboo cane shaft with the addition of a replaced tan leather end and a plaited leather thong
Please note that the terms "Ladies"
"Gents" "Youths" "Child's" is a guide only as horses and riders vary in size and require different sized whips
Please refer to all measurements below to help with your decision
Length (excluding the leather end):- 55cm
Length of handle:- 10cm
Diameter of shaft:- 1.5cm
Length of the leather lash:- 100cm
The whip weighs 150 grams
Good used condition, replaced leather end and thong, splits to the collar but all solid,.