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The base of the stick is a fine blonde horn ferrule, indicative of a higher end walking cane.
The steel tip of the ferrule is approx 1cms long with the ferrule being 4cms long. The Ivory sphere is 35mm in diameter and sits within a crown like silver cup and collar. The upper third of the cane retains a fine warm old patina with the bottom two thirds now discoloured by age and use.
Drawn, the sword is 85.5cms long, with a blade length of 69cms.
The fluted spiral top is silver plate, with the plating now worn with age.
The supple blade has a single fuller to each face and a full tip. This cane measures 92cms long and 4.5cms wide across its handle.
The timber is a beautifully patterned type of New Zealand native timber.
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It is entirely encased in thick leather and is very well stitched to one side.