A good one-piece whaler-made whalebone walking cane - of thick natural form, with an octagonal sectional shaft and a handle looped into a crook or fishing gaff - a gaff is used to stab a large fish under the backbone and hook it in if there is concern its weight is too great for the fishing line or pole
Date circa: 1860
~ length of handle 6.5cm / 2.5in, overall length 89.3cm / 34.8in
price: £1400.00 / $1687.00
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