Victorian Bamboo Hunting Whip With Plaited Leather Thong 'George Whyte Melville'

Victorian Bamboo Hunting Whip With Plaited Leather Thong 'George Whyte Melville'

SKU: G1080


 

Victorian Hunt Whip
Ladies OR Gents Whip
Traditional antler handle with the addition of an unmarked silver collar
Embossed to the collar is - 
'V H
From 
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,.
 

£129.00Price
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