Shires Antiques is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom
Victorian Walking Stick Cane Silver Collar Malacca Shaft Tagua Nut Isle of Man
REF: 2341 / LA350859
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Rare and unusual Victorian Malacca and hallmarked silver walking stick or cane. Distinctive Isle of Man Triskelion symbol to one side and the Laxey Wheel to the other. The silver was assayed in Birmingham as shown in the pictures, date letter for 1870. The makers mark for Dowler & Sons. Lovely tagua nut pommel grown on the elephant plant and native to South America, above the silver collar. Mounted on a stained Malacca shaft, a good weight and a strong sturdy cane. The ferrule is made of polished black buffalo horn. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
It measures 91.5 cm 36 inches in length, the pommel is 5 cm 1 15/16 inches wide and 4 cm 1 9/16 long.
Shires Antiques has clarified that the Victorian Walking Stick Cane Silver Collar Malacca Shaft Tagua Nut Isle of Man (LA350859) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1870
It's in excellent condition but with some signs of age and use as you'd expect at this age. Some surface marks to the silver as shown and a small split above the engraving of the wheel, please see the pictures. This has been professionally stabilised so that it won't deteriorate.
UK special delivery £10 International sign for postage £20
This Victorian Walking Stick Cane Silver Collar Malacca Shaft Tagua Nut Isle of Man is located in West Haddon, United Kingdom