Simply remove the bamboo shaft of this modest-looking walking stick to find a telescoping fishing pole. Working system canes such as this are extremely rare and highly desirable with collectors.
35 1/4" length
Collecting Antique Walking Sticks and Canes
In centuries past, well-heeled gentlemen, and ladies too, were seldom seen without a walking stick in hand. Unlike today, canes of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, often boasting handles of precious metals and jewels, served as symbols of wealth, power and social stature. They were much more a fashion accessory than walking aide.
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