Wood Truncheon or Billy Club


19th century as used on the waterfront for shanghaiing and controlling drunken sailors. 12 3/8" length. tapered with expanded butt and elaborately ringed grip. Factory-made and provided by ship fitters.

Item ID: UC9561

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Wood Truncheon or Billy Club

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