This is a 19th Century whalebone whip
It has a hexagonal silver cap and collar. The cap has engraved floral decoration and its top bears the initials "E.H."
Between the cap and the collar the short grip is made from pieces of balleen or whalebone, two pale and one dark, which have been twisted The whole shaft has been re-bound in linen thread.
There is a replacement lash
Dimensions : Length (not including lash) 24½" (62cm)
Weight 20g (¾oz)
Ref : whip1048
£45.00 (+ £5.00 insured shipping within UK which should take 24-48 hours),
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