Metalware 19thc Brass

Metalware 19thc Brass "Bendigo" Pipe Tamper. English C1860 - 80

Code: MS 0000


W: 0.8" (2 cm)H: 1.2" (3 cm)D: 0.5" (1.3 cm)


A very unusual small pipe tamper of a well known Nottinghamshire Bare Nuckle Boxer known as Bendigo, whose real name was William Thompson, and who in later life became a preacher. The Tamper is beautifully cast with fine detail and colour.... 

English. C1811-C1880.                                                     Provenance: Private Collection