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482. Malacca Austrian System Writers Walking Stick Silverplated Mounts 19thCt
An Unusual Gadget Writers Walking Stick with Hand Painted Malacca Shaft depicting faux wood grain and silver plated Mounts of Austrian origin, late Nineteenth, early Twentieth Century.
This very unusual Walking Cane is made up of four separate sections which screw together to form this superb Walking Cane, the top section with a rosewood ball grip which is mounted with an ivory disc, the next section fitted with a led pencil, the third section is an ink dip pen, ending with the remainder which is complete with its original silver plated ferrule. There is also a tiny container to hold ink securely inside on the led pencil.
See “WALKING STICKS” by Catherine Dike, paye 157. Shire Publications Ltd.
Condition: Good condition with nice patination some wear to silver plating, original metal ferrule.
Length: 35” (89cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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