Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom
Victorian 1888 Walking Stick Cane Solid Silver Pommel Malacca Shaft Welsh
REF: 2174 / LA323053
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Victorian Malacca wood and silver walking stick or cane. The silver is engraved around the sides in 8 sectioned panels. Full Birmingham hallmark with the date letter for 1888 and the makers mark for John Cooke (brother of Charles Cooke who was the cane maker for Brigg of London). Around the base it's engraved "HIR OES A IECHYD IDDO2 which is Welsh for Long life and health to him. The ferrule is original and made of an brass. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
It measures 87 cm 34 1/4 inches in length, the pommel is 4.5 cm 1 3/4 inches wide and 4.5 cam 1 3/4 inches long.
Shires Antiques has clarified that the Victorian 1888 Walking Stick Cane Solid Silver Pommel Malacca Shaft Welsh (LA323053) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1888
It's in excellent condition but with some signs of age and use as you'd expect at this age. Some bump and surface marks to the silver as shown. The silver seam has split at some time and been repaired with pins to either side, please see the pictures. Likewise the shaft is damage free with just some age surface marks.
UK sign for postage £8, International postage £20
This Victorian 1888 Walking Stick Cane Solid Silver Pommel Malacca Shaft Welsh is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom