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c.1915 Fox Hunting Whip w/ Dog Head Handle & Whistle
Hunting Crop or Beagling Whip - Carved Staghorn Handle
This rare whip has a figural staghorn handle carved as a hounds head - but -there is a whistle builtinto the back of the handle that works beautifully. The hound comes with fitted glass eyes.
The detailed carving is first class, utilizing the dark part of the horn to emphasize the dog's coat that contrasts with the light muzzle.
The stock or shaft is wood covered in woven leather. It has its original open keeper, and attached woven leather lash.
The stag handle is 2 1/4" long x 1 1/2" tall x 3/4" wide- length including keeper is 10 1/2" - total length is 36".It isin very good working condition with exceptional age patina.
A must have antique for a serious collector of fox hunting memorabilia.
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