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Late 1800's Wood Lead Filled Detroit Mich. Police Officer Billy Club Night Stick

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Recent activity112836 of 1808211839 Oxford Township (Phila., PA) Police - Constable Nightstick - Billy ClubTraditional cricket cage (1950s)
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Posted 6 years ago


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This looks like something that the police would have used on Al Capone or someone else from the mafia way back when! : ) The lead center sure gives a mean feel to it and you can tell it packs a real punch. It is about 13 inches in length and was used by a police officer in the late 1800's. From what I am told it was used by an officer in Detroit.

Motorcycle cops carried these in steel tubes mounted on their Harley Davidson motorcycles up until the 1960s. They had many names including a baton, straightstick, nightstick, truncheon, cosh, paddy wacker, billystick, blackjack, and/or noggin knocker. They were replaced with other batons to look less threatening to the community and people with which they served.

Thank you as always for looking my friends. I hope your weekend went well. Make sure that the week ahead is your best yet! Peace out.....


  1. Shawnl86 Shawnl86, 6 years ago
    I could use that around the house sometimes!, just for show though... :)
  2. electobacco electobacco, 6 years ago
    I appreciate the love for this post Shawnl86! Yeah..for would use it to show who was the boss..... ; )
  3. electobacco electobacco, 6 years ago
    Thank you stonesfan1...have a great night my friend....
  4. electobacco electobacco, 6 years ago
    I appreciate you stopping by and thank you for the love toolate2! Have a great day my friend! : )
  5. electobacco electobacco, 6 years ago
    Thank you for passing by and showin some love for this post kerry10456! Take care and have a great evening...

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