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A JOHN JACOB ASTOR IV SILVER TOP WALKING CANE . Maker unidentified, circa 1893-1894. Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head)...

2013 October 5 - 7 Estate & Gentleman Collector Signature Auction - Dallas #5144

 
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
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Dallas, TX

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A JOHN JACOB ASTOR IV SILVER TOP WALKING CANE
Maker unidentified, circa 1893-1894
Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), maker's mark effaced, S
36-1/2 inches overall length (92.7 cm)

The cane with silver knob handle, hallmarks to knob base, heavy malacca wood shaft, metal ferrule to tip; monogrammed J.J.A. to top.

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Overall good condition, original in appearance, denting on edge of silver knob, wood shaft chipped at edge of ferrule

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