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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 36

    A GROUP OF THIRTEEN NOVELTY GADGET WALKING STICKS AND CANES

    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF THIRTEEN NOVELTY GADGET WALKING STICKS AND CANES
    19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
    Including: a bamboo cane with a concealed wine and beer measure; a malacca cane with ivory knop unscrewing to a fan; an ebonised cane with ivory knop unscrewing to a cigarette lighter; a bamboo stick with horn handle concealing a steel screw; an ebonised cane with mother-of-pearl sprung grip with coin holder; a cane hollowed and drilled as a flute; a painted steel gun stick; a scissor-action stick inscribed 'THE GRABBO'; and five further canes
    39 in. (99 cm.) long (13)


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