Item 24 $ 150 SOLD
Truncheon, 18 1/4″L, 11 1/2 oz. Wt., med. brn. wood painted black, die-stamped with letters “St G H S” (St. George’s Hanover Square), mid-1800’s
Item # 16 $175 USD SOLD
Bludgeon, “door-knob style”, 18″L when fully extended, 12 oz. Wt., “door-knob” ball joined to grip with links of chain, very light tan wood, said to have been used by early “Watch Charley”, pre-Victorian. Very rare and so old that the wood has almost the consistency of being “petrified”.
Item # 15 $100 USD
Worn by a police constable from the Leicestershire Constabulary around 1980, this helmet is in excellent condition.
Cork body with smooth cloth six panel covering, cloth center band with chrome side rosettes, ball top and helmet plate. It approximately 9” tall and about 12” diameter.
Item 11 $ 225
Truncheon, painted VC crown, cypher, and “MP” Metropolitan Police, within a red cartouche on a black barrel, hallmarked “Field, 233 Holborn” .
Note – this truncheon was, at some time in the distant past, broken or split length-wise and then carefully repaired. Although the repair can be seen, the piece is still in remarkable condition considering its age and past use.