Description

    TWO METAMORPHIC CANES, FRENCH LIFE SAVER CANE AND TELESCOPE CANE
    Circa 1890
    36-1/4 inches overall length of French Life Saver Cane (92.1 cm)
    36-1/8 inches overall length of telescope cane (91.8 cm)

    The French Life Saver cane with defense mechanism of metal spikes released when collar is slipped down, hardwood shaft with wood grain visible through staining. The telescope cane with leather covering on handle, three expanding sections for magnification, original lenses and lens covers, heavy hardwood shaft with horn ferrule.


    Condition Report*:

    Generally good condition, mechanism for opening spikes is missing spring, ferrule is missing on Life Saver cane

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    1st Wednesday
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