This whip has an antler or staghorn handle with a silver button on the heel which is stamped "Swaine & Co, London"
It has two silver collars with ribbed edges, the one nearest to the staghorn is engraved "P.C.S. Xmas 1905", stamped "Swaine" and hallmarked London (the hallmark date is rubbed).
There are a few small dents in the silver.
Between the collars the shaft or stock is covered in dark brown leather with a finely stitched seam.
The other silver collar also has a hallmark which is too rubbed to read .
The rest of the stock or shaft is covered in braided linen or hemp.
The whip has its original stitched leather keeper, there are a couple of scars on one side of this.
Dimensions : Staghorn handle : 5" (12.5cm), Length (not including keeper) 18½" (47cm), keeper 7½" (19cm)
Weight 208g (7¼oz)
Ref : whip1497
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