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Percussion Cap Gun Cane, Horn Handle

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  • Period:
    19th Century
A fine horn handle accentuates this intriguing percussion cap gun cane. In earlier times, many men wanted the advantage over a possible aggressor by possessing a secret weapon. Therefore, this gun cane was designed to be fairly inconspicuous. These types of canes continue to fascinate collectors today because of their novel ingenuity.

19th Century

39 7/8" length
Rare Russian Blackamoor Cane

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. Read More »

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