Featured Horse head walking cane

Discussion in 'Antique Discussion' started by ilzho, May 14, 2021.

  1. ilzho

    ilzho New Member

    IMG_4967.jpg I found this walking cane this afternoon and thought it was cool.
    I don't know if this an antique, but I thought I would post as I do not know much about canes.
    The head is heavy, not sure it's solid brass, but maybe brass plated or another alloy. It is non magnetic.
    No markings, but if I had to guess maybe made in India??...
    Anyway, I'll put it to use....
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  2. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BORED!

    Make a nice 'carry' cane when walking alone anyway!!!:rolleyes::rolleyes::smuggrin:
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  3. Pattywithay

    Pattywithay Well-Known Member

    Canes can sometimes be more accurately dated by the bottom in my limited experience. Is the bottom metal, rubber, plain wood? This does look like a newer reproduction from this photo.
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  4. ilzho

    ilzho New Member

    There's a rubber stopper, but no glue so I took it off....
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  5. Pattywithay

    Pattywithay Well-Known Member

    Don’t know if you’re as old as me but if you’re going to use it you might want to keep it on .
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  6. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    that casting makes it look really new.....or just poorly done..
    or both!
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  7. ilzho

    ilzho New Member

    Thanks... yeah I figured it might be new which is fine.
    I do love the old true vintage ones with the beautifully engraved tops...... just can't really find them.....
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  8. ilzho

    ilzho New Member

    Yes I put the rubber stopper back on the bottom...
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  9. KSW

    KSW Well-Known Member

    I’ve seen a few of these for sale on eBay and I think they are mostly new. I like them though :)
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