Hot shot antique walking cane

Antiques that are now considered objects of curiosity or eccentricity have particular appeal for some, so a walking cane that recently came into Charterhouse Auctions, due to be sold soon in their sporting sale, caught the eye of George Holtby, Head of the sporting department.

George explains how the cane was used for nefarious purposes in the past, reveals the maker’s ingenious design and its enduring appeal for today’s collectors.

 

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