suspect that 99% of you who arrive on this page having googled “buy bat hook” are
going to be bitterly disappointed as there is no way you could use this for
mountaineering. So we fear we have caused an avalanche of
disappointed rock climbers…..Be that as it may…. We think this (brass?) Bat
Hook is vastly superior to some scabby crag -hook.
guess is that it is a one off, handcrafted piece ………Why? If it had been made in a mould surely more
trouble would have been taken with the drawing, the detail and the
symmetry? It’s batty, we like it.
for those of you searching for a christening present…. It is worth bearing in
mind that the Chinese character meaning ‘bat’ sounds exactly the same as that
for ‘blessing’. Or so we have been
tip to wing tip 5 inches.
sort of metal. Brass or possibly bronze.
think this is old.