This walking stick dates from 1890 to 1905 and is in very good condition. The top of the cane is sterling silver , (2 long) and hallmarked with the Birmingham anchor hallmark. There also are two other marks (that are worn) and the sterling mark. The shaft is 7/8 in diameter at the top and it tapers down to the original silver and brass ferrule.
The shaft is Chestnut hardwood, and has a few nicks at the bottom. It has no cracks and is very sturdy for its thin appearance. Some very minor dings in the Sterling top do not diminish the elegance of this walking stick.This cane was the height of fashion at the turn of the century. The item "Antique English Sterling Silver & Chestnut Walking Stick/Cane-35 1/2/hallmarked" is in sale since Wednesday, September 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Canes & Walking Sticks". The seller is "marilynz" and is located in Peoria, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.