Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 118

The Nov 14-15, 2020 Collectibles Auction

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Lot 461
Three (3) Fine and Unusual 19th Century, Early 20th Century Walking Sticks. A walking stick was an integral part of every well dressed man's wardrobe in the 19th Century and early 20th Century, and his collection of walking sticks were probably kept just inside the hall in a stand, sharing space with umbrellas. These were carved from many types of wood ranging from fruitwood to hickory and many boasting incredible carvings and elaborate handles. 1.) English country walking stick with deer antler carved handle having the face of a man with glass eyes. 35" in length. 2.) Briar cane terminating into the head of a boxer (dog) having glass eyes. 33" in length. (slight wood split behind left ear, likely there for nearly a century) 3.) Briar cane terminating in the head of an elephant head stained dark to contrast with rest of stick 35½" in length. Any of these canes would be welcome additions to any collection. Estimated Value $750 - UP
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Lot 462
Handsome Antique British Walking Cane with Sterling Silver (950) and Gilt Gold Eagle Shaped Handle with Faceted Red Stone Eyes. Handsome early 20th Century walking cane with a striking handle of an elongated eagle's head. Stamped 950 Britannia Silver with British makers mark, eagle boasts some fine detailing in the gold gilt feathers, the beak and around the faceted red stone eyes. Handle is secured to wood staff with a silver banded ring with a tied bow detail. In fine condition we note only minor wear to gilt atop eagle's head where gripped the most. Otherwise the ebonized wood staff and silver tip are in excellent condition. True elegance from a time long past. Length 33" and eagle grip 3" in width. Estimated Value $500 - UP
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