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Shires Antiques
Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom

Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Hallmarked Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Shaft

REF: 2506 / LA382216
£195
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Description
Outstanding ebony hardwood and hallmarked silver walking stick or cane. Beautiful obsidian crystal ball top that sits into a silver collar decorated with engine turned engraving. Typical of canes used by undertakers / funeral directors when they wore full black and walked in front of the coffin. Also of course used as evening canes by gentlemen in the 1920's and 30's. The silver was assayed in London as shown in the pictures, date letter for 1920 and makers mark for Nathanial and Charles Feldman. The ferrule is made of brass and steel. Ref page 61 Walking Sticks and Canes by Anthony Moss. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

measurements

It measures 92.5 cm 36 7/16 inches in length, the pommel is 4.5 cm 1 3/4 inches wide. The silver collar is 2 1/8 inches 5.5 cm long.

declaration

Shires Antiques has clarified that the Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Hallmarked Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Shaft (LA382216) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1920

condition

It's in excellent condition but with some minor surface signs of age and use as you'd expect at this age. The shaft is strong and has no breaks or repairs. The silver has some scratches but no holes or splits.

additional info

delivery

UK recorded sign for postage £9 International sign for £25

location

This Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Hallmarked Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Shaft is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom