North Eastern Railway police truncheon

Made:
1914 in Darlington
maker:
Unidentified

Police truncheon, North Eastern Railway, plain wooden truncheon with leather wrist strap, inscription in handwriting "August 4th 1914. European War 1914. Specimen Staves suppled to watchmen Aug 26th 1914. Made at Darlington Whessop Lane on Mr Valentine's order Afterwards (28th) called in, and Company's official staff supplied Darlington District Constable". Stamped NER. Overall: 370 mm x 35 mm.

Details

Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
1985-8197
Materials:
leather, wood (unidentified)
type:
truncheon
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics
status:
Permanent collection

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