A classic tawse made in the style of the original as handcrafted by the saddler A B Dicks in bye gone days at Lochgelly Scoltland.
This version of this classic Scotish and Irish Schools punishment strap is made from dense but supple thick brown leather that wraps round the shape it strikes (delivering a uniform stroke).
Our leather has a special finish that can be oiled to give the tails extra weight for a much harder stroke,or it can be soaked in water to achieve one of the severest lashes possible from a leather tawse, do not be fooled into thinking that this item is a toy.
This item has an authentic curved handle grip as per the original pattern, with a special hanging hole provided in the correct place.
This tawse is the classic two tailed version, which was the most widely used strap for both sexes in state run and church administered schools.
The Dimensions of this rare item are:
Length 19.50 inches
Width 1.50 inches, approx 37.5mm
Thickness of tawse at tail ends: 1/8 of an inch approx 4mm
This tawse is divided into two tails to ensure maximum impact over curved surfaces.
A classic style of school strap extensively used for punishment in front of the full school class to effective discipline.
Ideal for any naughty boy or girl in need of hard chastisement.
The colour of this extra special leather is dark brown.
Hand crafted at our workshop in the United Kingdom.