Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hibernia')

 
  Lot 61
 

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A 19TH CENTURY FLOG/FLAY<br/>constructed of woven...

A 19TH CENTURY FLOG/FLAY
constructed of woven leather over an iron core with four tails with knotted ends and iron suspension ring through handle -- handle approx. 13in. (33cm.) long

The traditional cat-of-nine-tails was reduced to four or five tails for use on Naval cadets.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A 19TH CENTURY FLOG/FLAY
constructed of woven leather over an iron core with four tails with knotted ends and iron suspension ring through handle -- handle approx. 13in. (33cm.) long

The traditional cat-of-nine-tails was reduced to four or five tails for use on Naval cadets.