Object Title

Club (Mace) - Studded trench club with lead core

Club (Mace) - Studded trench club with lead core

Date

1917

Object Number

VIII.55

Provenance

Transferred from the Imperial War Museum in 1919 (see copy of receipt on inv. file). IWM reg. no. 211.

Physical Description

Of wood, filled with lead and studded with nails. Circular section, tapering towards the reeded grip which terminates in a flat, turned knob.

Associations

Places France

Notes

Transferred from the Imperial War Museum with VIII.53 and VIII.54. All were described in the IBE as French but since it is possible that VIII.53 and 54 are British (see entries for those numbers, under Notes), VIII.55 may be also.