Rare George III Truncheon Bristol (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

Truncheon George III Bristol Dock Watch  Truncheon Bristol Dock Watch ca. 1805  Truncheon Dock Watch Bristol G.R.

Rare George III Truncheon, circa 1805 from the port city of Bristol, England. Truncheons were sometimes used by press gangs during the Napoleonic and Anglo-American wars to “persuade” sailors to join the Royal Navy.

Brass with acorn finial engraved “16/Bristol/Dock Watch/G.R./III.” Turned wooden handle branded “21” on bottom. Length 12-1/8 inches.

THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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