Antique Weighted Wood Cosh, 19th-early 20th Century - Was 185

$120.00 $185.00

12" length turned wood with a lead cylinder imbedded in the tip for enhanced impact. Swelled grip with a leather wrist thong. Great age character. Type used along the waterfronts for shanghaiing sailors which practice was popular until the Seaman's Act of 1915 which eliminated shanghaiing in the United States Merchant Marine

Item ID: uc9620

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Antique Weighted Wood Cosh, 19th-early 20th Century - Was 185

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