8 1/2” length plus the wrist thong. Tapered shank with inner spring. Mushroom form lead head, the whole encased in basket weave leather. The shank with wire wrap with three decorative coil bands, perhaps sailor work. Some wear from use, but the leather complete. Historically associated with the waterfront on both coasts, where they were used to capture sailors for press crews and various criminal activities as well as self-defense.