Lot 427
Five Silver Topped Canes
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
The first a bamboo shaft with silver handle marked “Solid Silver” and engraved to collar, the handle inset with whale’s teeth (35.25 in.); the second a hardwood shaft with silver handle with Gorham hallmarks and model number U238, with 14kt gold collar, unmarked gold plated tip to handle, no monogram (35.75 in.) (stable check to shaft); the third an exotic hardwood shaft with unmarked silver cap engraved “1st Lieut John M. Dunn Bat Adjt. 1899 1900 1901” and with central applied “28” above “INF USA” (39 in.) (minor nicking to silver); the fourth a bamboo shaft with silver handle featuring rubbed Birmingham silver hallmarks, engraved “E. Davies / 6 St. Ann’s Square / Barmouth” (31.25 in.) (wear to finish on bamboo); and the fifth a bamboo shaft with unmarked Indian Kutch silver handle with foliate chasing, no monogram or engraving (35.5 in.).

Private Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina

$400 - 600