Ca. 1866-1888- Small dog head handle with the shaft encased in gutta perch veneer. The cane unscrews to load a 22 caliber rim-fire cartridge. The breech can open with a straight pull for cocking and aiming through a pop-up sight. Very fine, professionally restored and refreshed condition.working consition. H.- 2 3/4" x 2 7/8" O.L.- 33 1/2"
You would never know this cane had some restoration. The work was done by the best in the business, Some of the Gutta Percha has been repaired with Gutta Percha near the ferrule, Also the collar needed repair.Then over the years the shaft had faded and a professional color match was done. This cane would appear to the eye as near mint if we had not told you what has been done. Bid with confidence . This is a very rare and fine example. and the best restoration in the business.