Picnic Cane: This exceptionally rare picnic cane is the perfect accompaniment to dining al fresco. The dark horn T-handle doubles as the handle of a corkscrew, while two upper chambers unscrew to reveal a knife and fork. Similar walking sticks are featured in Cane Curiosa: From Gun to Gadget by Catherine Dike. Excellent condition.
A fine horn handle accentuates this intriguing percussion cap gun cane. In earlier times, many men wanted the advantage over a possible aggressor by possessing a secret weapon. Therefore, this gun cane was designed to be fairly inconspicuous. These types of canes continue to fascinate collectors today because of their novel ingenuity. 19th Century