SUBERB RARE SYSTEM CANE LATE 19th CENTURY
An Unusual and Possibly Quite Rare Gadget Walking Cane last quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
The circular polished brass handle unscrews to reveal a tiny dipping spoon, was quite possibly in earlier times used as a fashionable snuff gadget, in modern days however an even more fashionable use could be found!
Complete with superb Partridgewood shaft and original bi-metal ferrule
Condition: Good condition, nice surface patination to shaft.
Length: 34” (85.75cm).
Shipped to Vancouver, Canada.
Footnote: This cane is featured in “Canes and Walking Sticks” A Stroll Through Time & Place by Jeffrey N Snyder, see page 271.