Wooden handle from a cleaning rod for rifles or other hand held ballistic weaponry. Inscription around top of handle knob reads: 'PARKER'S ROD'. Housed in short, slender wooden cylindrical container with lid. Interior is lined with red felt. A green label features on the outside, but text is illegible.
1 - Rod: H: 70 W: 23 D: 23mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 7/8 D: 7/8")
0 - Whole: H: 83 W: 15 D: 15mm (H: 3 1/4 W: 9/16 D: 9/16")
MCC Shooting Section; 1900
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Barbara Haynes.