Overall: 10 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. ( 27.3 x 5.7 x 2.9 cm )
Wooden gavel with 3 incised bands around each of the head and handle; the bottom of the handle is baluster shaped and tapers down to a rounded end.
This gavel is said to have been used by William Henry Harrison (1773-1841), during his one month of service as ninth president of the United States.
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
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