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Double Nelson Traditional Bristish Navy Rope Dog Lead

Superbly strong and made with skills handed down through generations


Created exclusively for us at the last remaining British Royal Navy Dockyard, this excellent rope dog lead is a fitting testament to British naval supremacy during the Age of Sail.

The mighty British Empire relied upon generations of expert ropemasters to supply this vital commodity. Rope had to be of the highest quality and tied by men who’s lives depended on the reliability of their craft.

Throughout the 19th century, a British Royal Navy First Rate Ship-Of-The-Line required over 30 miles of rope for steering, gunnery, and virtually all aspects of life at sea.

Our excellent Double Nelson (a uniquely designed dog lead for 2 dogs) uses sturdy 10mm traditional hemp rope produced on the Victorian ropewalk still in operation at the beautifully preserved historic Chatham docks.

No fewer than six beautifully finished sailor’s knots ensure both hounds stay right where you want them to.

Over 400 years of naval rope-working heritage has gone into our Nelson range of hemp dog leads. These traditional navy rope dog leads are finished by hand without clamps, glue or stapling – relying upon the tier’s skill to ensure it holds steady and true.

We are immensely proud to offer you this enduring example of authentic British craftsmanship, helping to keep alive a tradition that helped build an Empire. Please be advised that this lead will arrive with a distinctly “farmy” whiff to it. You can thank the 400yr old methods used to produce the natural hemp fibre.

Don’t worry, it will dissipate over time.

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  • 10mm Natural hemp rope
  • Made for two dogs
  • Waxed hemp whipping
  • Solid brass hardware
  • No clips, rivets, staples or glue
  • Made in England

Size & Fit

Double Nelson measures 130cm (365g)
10mm natural hemp rope

Delivery Info

Standard Unboxed (3-5 days) £3.00
Standard Boxed (3-5 days) £5.00
Weekday Express (Next day delivery) £8.00
Weekend Express (Saturday only) £12.00

Standard (3-5 days) £5.00
Weekday Express (Next day delivery) £8.00
Weekend Express (Saturday only) £12.00

Standard (3-5 days) FREE
Weekday Express (Next day delivery) £5.00
Weekend Express (Saturday only) £12.00

EU Standard (5-10 days) £10
WORLD Standard (10-14 days) £12

Order must be received by 12pm (GMT) for these delivery times to apply

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