WhipAbout this object
A whip in black, woven leather with a metal engraved band midway with metal finial probably silver, modelled as a dog's head. The finial is stamped 'Zair Makers'. Excellent condition.
Given to Francis Leslie nee Welch b 1863 d 1932 by William Leslie b 1858 d 1936 for a wedding gift 1886.
Francis and William went on to raise 10 children. William was running a dairy fram and was a prominent 'Free Mason' who played an important part in local affairs and was a founder of Hakaru Dairy Factory, 1902 Leslie Street in Mangawhai is named in his honour.
L: 69cmObject number