Very Rare and Unusual Walking Stick. Antique Bamboo Oriental Carved Walking Stick With Concealed Fishing Rod with carvings Of Oriental Ladies, and Traditional Flowers.
This walking / fishing stick is part of fishing history and is defintely a collectors item! The hollow walking stick has three poles nested inside to make a telescopic fishing rod. Apparently, these are known as'Sunday Sticks' or'Poacher's Canes' in the UK, and are a fascinating part of fishing history!This bamboo walking stick / fishing rod would easily be a great talking pont! Definitely a great addition to a collection or an unusual walking stick! The hand carvings covering the shaft are traditional and elegant and the shaft is very sturdy despite being hollow.
The cane is in excellent antique condition. It has a magnificent brass ferrule.
Please see photographs for full condition of this item. There are no obvious maker's marks, but this is a really interesting piece to use or display regardless - own your own little piece of fishing history today!Complete length of Walking Stick and fully extended fishing rod is 8 feet 3.5 inches (253cm) approx. Complete length of just Bamboo Walking Stick is 35 inches (89 cm) approx. I have other walking sticks available for sale on other adverts. The item "Antique Bamboo Oriental Carved Walking Stick With Concealed Fishing Rod. Rare" is in sale since Sunday, December 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Walking Sticks/Canes".
The seller is "spontaneous-good-will" and is located in Knutsford. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.