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Canes and Walking Sticks47 of 105carved wood walking stick?Shillelagh Walking Stick Cane
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    Posted 4 years ago

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    This is a gold top for a walking cane that was found years ago in some junk. Trying to find who made these and how old it may be.

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    1. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 4 years ago
      The most logical question is what markings are on it to establish it is gold?
    2. surfdub66 surfdub66, 4 years ago
      Actually looks guilded silver ;-) very nice ;-)
    3. solver solver, 4 years ago
      I agree, fhrjr2 and surfdub66, since many of these walking stick handles were rolled gold (thin sheets of less than 5% gold that is fused to a base metal) or gold-filled. Sometimes the ones that are gold-filled are marked accordingly.

      Look at the underside, from the side, to see if you can distinguish where the thin gold sheet is bonded to the base metal.

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