This whip has a staghorn handle with a raised gatepusher section, there is a silver button on the heel of the staghorn which is stamped "Swaine & Adeney Ltd., London".
There are two hairline cracks in the staghorn, but there is no movement associated with the cracks.
It has a slver collar which has many dents over the hallmark area.
The collar is also stamped "Swaine" and has the silversmith's stamp "ESA.".
It is engraved "CM"
The stock or shaft is covered in braided thread - hemp or linen.
It has a replacement pale leather keeper or loop and an old thong with a cord lash.
These pale whips were traditionally made for hunt servants..
Dimensions : Staghorn : 5" (12.5cm) Length (not including keeper) 20½" (52.5cm), keeper 7" (18cm), Thong ( not including lash) 42" (106cm)
Weight 244g (8½ oz)
Ref : whip1395
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