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**ALL SOLD**SOLD**06/01/21**A Selection Of Mid -Late 20th Century British Police Wooden Truncheons (THE PRICE ** PER SINGLE TRUNCHEON EXCEPT NUMBER 17 WHICH IS **). POL 407: 15 to 21 - POL 407: 15 to 21
This is a nice selection of Mid -Late 20th Century British Police Wooden Truncheons: 15. Is a Policewoman’s short truncheon and is 10 ½” length fitted with thin wrist cord. 16. Is 15 ½” length with leather wrist strap fitted. 17. Is 15 ½” length. This truncheon has many stable chips, knocks, bumps and bruises consistent with much service use. Due to its cosmetic condition this truncheon is priced at **. 18. Is 15 ¾” length with leather wrist strap fitted. 19. Is 15” length with leather wrist strap fitted. The butt of this truncheon is numbered 3310 most likely the collar number of the Constable issued with this truncheon (illustrated). 20. Is 15” length with leather wrist strap fitted. 21. Is a Police Inspector’s / Plainclothes Police Officer’s short truncheon and is 12 ¾” length fitted with leather wrist strap. The price is per individual truncheon and includes UK delivery. POL 407: 15 to 21 (NB The display stand illustrated in the images is not included).
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**ALL SOLD**SOLD**06/01/21**A Selection Of Georgian / Victorian British Police Tipstaffs & Truncheons (THE PRICE IS ** PER SINGLE TRUNCHEON / TIPSTAFF EXCEPT NUMBER 11 WHICH IS **). POL 407: 8 to 14 - Pol 407: 8 to 14
This is a nice selection of Georgian / Victorian British Police Wooden Tipstaffs & Truncheons: 8. Is Victorian / Edwardian era and is 11 ¾” length. 9. Is Victorian / Edwardian era in unusual form and is 14 ¼” length. 10. Is Georgian / Victorian form made of ebonised wood and is 12 ¼” length. 11. Is Georgian made of ebonised wood and is 13 ½” length. The shaft has original hand painted ‘GR’ (George Rex) Royal Cypher in Gold & Red paint together with gold painted crown decoration around the shaft (Illustrated). NB This tipstaff / truncheon is ***. 12. Is Georgian / Victorian form made of ebonised wood and is 12 ¼” length fitted with small leather cord loop. The shaft is impressed ‘Made In England’ and numbered ‘255’ within oval roundel most likely a Police Constable’s collar number (illustrated). 13. Is Victorian / Edwardian era and is 11 ¾” length. 14. Is Victorian / Edwardian era and is 11 ¾” length. The price is per individual truncheon and includes UK delivery. POL 407: 8 to 14 (NB The display stand illustrated in the images is not included).
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**ALL SOLD**SOLD**06/01/21**A Selection Of Victorian & Early – Mid 20th Century Lignum Vitae Tropical Hard Wood British Police Truncheons (THE PRICE IS PER SINGLE TRUNCHEON). POL 407: 1 to 7 - POL 407: 1 to 7
This is a nice selection of Victorian / Early – Mid 20th Century British Police Truncheons, all made of heavy Lignum Vitae Tropical Hard Wood: 1. Is Victorian / Edwardian era and is 11 ¼” length. 2. Is Mid 20th Century and is 15 ½” length with leather wrist strap fitted. 3. Is Early - Mid 20th Century and is 15 ¾” length with leather wrist strap fitted. The Butt of this truncheon is impressed 84 most likely a Police Constable’s collar number (illustrated). 4. Is Victoria / Edwardian era and is 12” length. 5. Is Early - Mid 20th Century and is 16” length with leather wrist strap fitted. The butt of this truncheon has an old stable chip typical of service use (illustrated). 6. Is Mid 20th Century. The shaft is impressed ‘M Crown P’ to London’s Metropolitan Police (illustrated). It is 15 ½” length with leather wrist strap fitted. The shaft of this truncheon has very light stable cracks which are secure and typical of service use. 7. Is Victorian / Edwardian era and is 11 ¼” length. The price is per individual truncheon and includes UK delivery. POL 407: 1 to 7 (NB The display stand illustrated in the images is not included).
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Early 19th Century Police Tipstaff With Oak Turned Handle, Ornate Brass Shaft & Crown Tip With Original Gilt Finish. Sn 15824 - 15824
The earliest record of the Tipstaff (Warrant Stick) was in the 14th century. The name derives from the early origins of Policing when Warranted Officers would apprehend a criminal with the help if necessary of a tipped staff. The staff would be made of wood or metal and were not only a means of self-defence but the tips of the staffs would bear symbols of their authority. Modern Police Truncheons originated from these Tipstaffs. This is an excellent original Tipstaff. Made in the early 19th Century. It measures 9 ½” overall length. The ring turned Oak handle has a rounded end which has a small stable chip to the edge only visible on close inspection. The brass shaft has stylised foliate decoration. The shaft is topped with brass Royal Crown. The shaft and crown have original gilt finish. The price for this excellent piece of Policing history includes UK delivery. Sn 15824
£495.00

WW1 1914-1919 Dated, British Walsall County Borough Special Constabulary Lignum Vitae Tropical Hard Wood Presentation Truncheon. Sn 17824 - 17824
This is a nice original WW1 wooden Special Constabulary Presentation Truncheon. Made of lignum vitae tropical hard wood, It is 15” in length and has coloured decoration in Gold, Red, Green and Blue featuring The Kings Crown with Royal Cypher (George Rex) together with Walsall County Borough Coat of Arms, a Crest edged in gold with a blue. Below the arms is 'Special Constable 1914-1919'. It has a deep grooved grip with recess for wrist strap & rounded end. The wood is undamaged with no dents. The decoration retains its original vivid colours. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17824
£245.00

Victorian North Bierley Police (West Riding Of Yorkshire) Ebonised Wood Tipstaff Truncheon With Hand Painted Decoration & V.R. Royal Cypher. Sn 17684 - 17684
Bierley is a former township in the West Riding of Yorkshire whose name now mainly refers to a neighbourhood in the Tong ward of the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. In 1872 Bierley was recorded as a township that included the village of Wibsey, the hamlets of Bierley Lane, Carr Lane, Hilltop, Odsal Moor, Woodhouse Hill and Folly Hall, and the districts of Low Moor. The population was about 9,500 persons in 1841 and 12,500 in 1861. The township was also known as North Bierley, to distinguish it from similarly named places. The earliest record of the Tipstaff (Warrant Stick) was in the 14th Century. The name derives from the early origins of Policing when Warranted Officers would apprehend a criminal with the help if necessary of a tipped staff. The staff would be made of wood or metal and were not only a means of self defence but also symbols of their authority. Modern Police Truncheons originated from these Tipstaffs. This is an excellent original Victorian era Tipstaff Truncheon. The body is made of ebonised wood tapered and shaped for grip. The staff measures 14 ½” length. It has painted decoration featuring a Crown and Royal Cypher ‘V.R’ above ‘1’ & ‘North Bierley’ (possibly No.1 district, officer or armoury number). All of the staff’s Gold, Green and Red decoration is vivid. The butt end has an old small stable chip which can be seen in image 1. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17684
£275.00

RARE, 1910 London & North Western Railway (LNWR) Crewe Police Detective’s Presentation Lignum Vitae Tropical Hard Wood Truncheon With Engraved Presentation Plate To Mr J.C. Morris. Sn 17480 - 17480
The London & North Western Railway was formed on 16 July 1846 by the amalgamation of the Grand Junction Railway, London and Birmingham Railway and the Manchester and Birmingham Railway. This move was prompted, in part, by the Great Western Railway's plans for a railway North from Oxford to Birmingham. The company initially had a network of approximately 350 miles (560 km), connecting London with Birmingham, Crewe, Chester, Liverpool and Manchester. In 1923, it became a constituent of the London, Midland and Scottish (LMS) railway, and, in 1948, the London Midland Region of British Railways: the LNWR is effectively an ancestor of today's West Coast Main Line. This is an excellent original wooden Police Presentation Truncheon to a Detective of The Crewe LNWR Police. Made of lignum vitae hard wood it is 15 ½” length and is mounted with a white metal shield device engraved ‘Presented to Mr J.C. Morris L&NWRy Detective Dept from his brother Officers and friends at Crewe July 1910’. The wood has a couple of light stable surface cracks near to the top of the grooved handle which are only visible on close inspection and do not detract from the attractiveness of the truncheon. The bottom of the grip has a recess for wrist strap. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17480
£475.00

SOLD SOLD (09/01) WITH PROVENANCE LETTER** WW1 1916-1919 Dated, Birmingham Special Constabulary Lignum Vitae Truncheon With Kings Crown, Birmingham City Coat Of Arms To A Named Special Constable Reverand CHJ Wilton Rector Of Northfield 1900-1923. - 17448
This is an excellent quality original WW1 Lignum Vitae Hard Wood Special Constable's Truncheon with a letter of provenance from the Special Constables family describing him as Reverand CHJ Wilton Rector Of Northfield 1900-1923 who served as a Special constable In Birmingham between 1914 & 1918. It is 15 inches in length and has original Birmingham City Coat Of Arms highlighted in bold colours. Below the Arms it is dated '1916-1919'. The truncheon also has The Kings Crown with Royal Cypher (George V Rex ). It has a deep grooved grip with rounded end. The wood is undamaged with no dents. This is an original item of WW1 British Police memorabilia worthy of further research and the price includes UK delivery. Sn 17448
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SOLD SOLD (14/12) Victorian Bingley Police/ West Riding Constabulary (West Yorkshire) Tipstaff Truncheon With Hand Painted Decoration & V.R. Royal Cypher. Sn 17185 - 17185
Bingley is a market town in the metropolitan borough of the City of Bradford, in West Yorkshire, England. In 1856 the West Riding Constabulary was formed and policed Bingley. In 1968 the West Riding Constabulary was renamed West Yorkshire Police. The earliest record of the Tipstaff (Warrant Stick) was in the 14th Century. The name derives from the early origins of Policing when Warranted Officers would apprehend a criminal with the help if necessary of a tipped staff. The staff would be made of wood or metal and were not only a means of self defence but also symbols of their authority. Modern Police Truncheons originated from these Tipstaffs. This is an excellent original Victorian era Tipstaff Truncheon. The body is made of ebonised wood tapered and shaped for grip. The staff measures 14 ½” length. It has painted decoration featuring a Crown and Royal Cypher ‘V.R’ above ‘Bingley 1’ (possibly No.1 district, officer or armoury number). All of the staff’s Gold, Green and Red decoration is vivid. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17185
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WW1 Era 1914-1919 Dated, Burnley (Lancashire) Special Constable's Lignum Vitae Tropical Hardwood Presentation Truncheon With King’s Crown & Burnley Heraldic Arms. Sn 17086 - 17086
This is an excellent quality original WW1 wooden Police Presentation Truncheon to a Special Constable who saw service during WW1 and beyond until 1919. It is 15 ¼” length and made of the traditional heavy Lignum vitae tropical hard wood. It has a highly coloured Kings Crown Royal Cypher ‘GR’ (George Rex) & Burnley Heraldic arms above 'Special Constable 1914-1919'. It has a deep grooved grip with rounded butt. The wood is undamaged with no dents. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17086
£265.00
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