Great Western Railway tipstaff

Made:
1841 in London
maker:
Parker Field & Sons

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Inspector's tipstaff, Great Western Railway, brass crown, ebony handle, engraved "GWR"; Dimensions: 7.15 in (181.61 mm).

Details

Category:
Tools of the Trade & Personal Accessories
Object Number:
1945-107/8
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and ebony (wood)
type:
tipstaff
credit:
Dendy Marshall, Chapman Frederick