The shaft is copper under the leather just a real beauty. A must have big heavy piece.Morse & Sons Vintage Brass Fire Nozzle" is in sale since Friday, May 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Firefighting & Rescue\Hoses & Nozzles". The seller is "jupitermoon1110" and is located in Kingston, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.