A sidesaddle whip with braided silver wire finial & collar, stamped "L.Crowther & Co. 179, Regent St.".
Lucy Crowther was listed as a whip maker at this address in the 1843 edition of the British Imperial Calendar.
The handle is covered in black braided whalebone and the shaft of the whip is made of very flexible whalebone and covered in braided material. There are the remains of a lash at its end
Dimensions 29½" (75cm) long
Weight ¾oz (26g)
Ref : whip063
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£180.00 (+ £7.00 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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