Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom
Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Wood Shaft
REF: 2233 / LA333006
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Super ebony hard wood and hallmarked silver walking stick or cane. Beautiful obsidian crystal ball top that sits into a silver collar which has decorative engraving around it. Typical of canes used by undertakers and clergymen when they wore full black for funerals. Also of course used as evening canes by gentlemen in the 1920's 30's and 40's. The silver was assayed in London as shown in the pictures, with the date letter for 1920 and the makers mark for Fordham and Fordham of Cambridge Street, Sheffield. The ferrule is brass. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
It measures 91.5 cm 36 inches in length, the pommel is 4.5 cm 1 3/4 inches wide.
Shires Antiques has clarified that the Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Wood Shaft (LA333006) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1920
It's in excellent condition but with a couple of minor signs of age and use as you'd expect at this age. The silver has a several small surface dinks and marks as shown in the pictures. No holes or splits. The shaft is strong and has no breaks or repairs.
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This Undertakers Walking Stick Cane 1920 Solid Silver Pommel Ebony Wood Shaft is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom