Classic as made and used from about 1880 through the Roaring Twenties. 8 1/4" length, plus the wrist strap. Elongated lead head encased in stitched leather over braided shaft concealing a stiff spring for enhanced impact. Braided butt attaching the wrist thong. Strap a little word and light wear to the head. Original black finish intact. Popular on the docks for mugging and shanghaiing sailors as well as behind the bar to defuse trouble makers.