This is an incredible rare antique medicology or home encyclopedia of health...a complete family guide medical book printed in 1905. It is ten books in one volume and completely illustrated with gorgeous illustrations. These color illustrations with many different movable tabs, x-rays, color photograph and black and white photograph illustrations, engravings, portraits, botanical section, etc.
very extensive volume and extremely large.
printed by University Medical Society.
by Joseph P. Wood ...click for details
This is an amazing, working, flute walking stick. This stick can be taken apart in several places to get to the parts. Such an interesting and unusual stick. The stick measures 35 1/2" x 2" x 2". Ebony shaft.
This is an amazing percussion gun walking stick. Circa 1800's, cap and ball gun cane is patented in 1823 by John Day of Barnstaple, England who was considered to be the first to develop a percussion cap lock mechanism for a gun cane. This mechanism was also the most popular cap and ball cane. This cane 35" x 3" x 1". The handle that screws in measures 4" x 12" x1". The insert that fits into the end (the ferrule end) measures 3 1/4", the ferrule by itself me ...click for details
This is a very nice ivory lion head walking stick. The lion features some pretty carving and he has clear glass eyes. The shaft is ebony and the ferrule is also ivory. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 2" x 1". The handle is 3 1/4" x 2" x 1". The ferrule measures 3/4".
This is a unique bulldog walking stick. The handle of the stick is ivory and the bulldog on the end is metal. There is a very thin silver collar that separates the shaft from the ivory. There is a good amount of detail on this dog and the rosewood shaft is in good condition. The ferrule is ivory as well. This stick measures 35 1/4" x 5" x 1 1/4". The handle measures 1 1/2" x 5" x 1 1/4". The ferrule measures 1" and the collar 1/16".
This is an amazing detailed walking stick featuring several dogs carved into the handle. Note all the details on the dogs, such as the fur, eyes and mouths. This stick is in excellent condition. It measures 36" x 4 1/4" x 1". The handle is 3" x 4 1/4" x 1". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 1". The shaft is rosewood and the collar is marked sterling.
Professional walking sticks were designed for professionals such as doctors (Doctor Canes) who wanted to carry a small assortment of medical supplies or tools. This particular cane has a filter on the end that screws off and scents can be added to the small sponge in the chamber. This stick was used for smelling in the sick ward in hospitals. Also, aromatic powders could be inhaled as a method of preventing contagion while treating patients at hospitals as well. This is an amazing stick and a pi ...click for details
This is a heavy silver-plated hound handle white metal collar, attached to the handle is a 15" Billy club, in the top compartment, the center of the cane pulls apart to expose an 11 1/2" 4 sided blade. This stick features exotic wood, brass shaft and horn ferrule. Overall the cane measures 36" x 3 1/2" x 1". The handle itself measures 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 1". The collar measures 3/4", the ferrule 1". The billy club with handle measures 16 3/4" ...click for details
This is a great Lucite Art Deco bird walking stick. The body of the bird is a blue color with an amber beak. There is some intricate carving on the bird to accentuate its features. The shaft is maple and it has a metal ferrule. This is a very unique stick that looks very basic, but is really very cool. This stick measures 37" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/4". The bird itself measures 4" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/4". The ferrule measures 1".
This is a very pretty Child's walking stick circa, 1920. The name Maude Allan is inscribed onto the handle. The stick measures 23 3/4" long. The handle measures 3" x 3" x .5". The very long ferrule measures 4". There is a small sterling collar about 1/4" of the way down that measures just under an inch. This stick is in very good condition. Take note of the intricate carving design on the handle. Marked sterling on the bottom of the handle.