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    Sale 5929

    The Sunday Sale - Property of the Late Monty Lewis, removed from Hyver Manor & Property of the Late Dr. William Lindsaygordon

    29 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    A GROUP OF NOVELTY GADGET WALKING STICKS AND CANES

    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF NOVELTY GADGET WALKING STICKS AND CANES
    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
    Comprising: three measuring sticks; a cane with ivory knop finial opening to reveal a magnifying glass; an ebonised cane with brass knop opening to a sprung coin holder; a silver-mounted stick with sprung lipstick holder; a cane with concealed cheroot holder; a bamboo cane, the steel grip cast as a hammer; a painted steel gunstick; a cane with hidden scale measure; a cane with retractable drinking cup unscrewing to a hidden glass phial; a cane with dog's head and articulated jaw; a rosewood cane with ivory knop; and a gnarled wood cane
    35 in. (89 cm.) long (14)


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