Object Title

Truncheon

Truncheon

Date

1945-1990

Object Number

VIII.162

Provenance

Presented by West Yorkshire Police, 10th April 1997.

Physical Description

Of circular section having and swelled slightly approximately 121 mm (4.75 inches) from one end and at the extremity to create a handgrip. The hand grip has a lateral hole for a lanyard. It is made from a hard, flexible rubber and shows moulding lines compatible with a two part mould

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 403 mm (15.875 in), diameter: 25.4 (1 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

The forward portion of the hand grip is impressed on two sides with the letters 'U S' which are also filled with white paint.

Associations

Places America

Notes

Possibly for military police or shore patrol.