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4 wood mallets, 8 steel hoops, 4 wood balls, 2 wood pegs. 32 inches H (80cms).
English. Mid 20C. 2 metal and wood putters, 2 plastic balls, 9 metal ‘holes’ red and white painted. 24 inches L (61cms) x 2.75 inches Dia (11cms).
English. 1956. ‘Ocobo. Putting Improver’. ‘Made in England’. 8 hinged steel flaps trap ball. 7.25 inches (18.3cms).
English. Early 20C. Walking Stick Weed Extractor with cutter at tip and ejection slot. Ref: Similar in Wm Wood Catalogue 1938. 35 inches (89cms).
English. Early 20C. Walking Stick Flower Gatherer. Non original end cap. Aluminium metal parts with ash stick and finest steel blades. Sold as ‘Out of Reach’ Flower Gatherer by Holtzapffel 1931. p3. This ‘Crook’ handle was an option over the ‘Knob’ handle. Cherry wood was another option. Holtzapffel 1794 – 1938. 37.5 inches (95cms).
20C. Faux tortoishell cane Walking Stick with demountable saw blade hinged at the bottom above a brass stud and able to be screwed into shaft by brass butterfly bolt. When mounted the blade may be fixed with another butterfly bolt and tensioned with a decorative brass knob. Maker and country of manufacture unknown. 35.6 inches (95.5cms).
English. C1880. ‘Cowens’ Walking Stick Saw and Slasher. Steel head of Saw/Slasher slides up into leather covered steel lined wooden cradle that acts as handle. In this case the mahogany handle is banded with a wide sterling silver band embossed H. Watson. The leather covering the stem of the handle is embossed with ‘SAW’ on either side and the Cowen’s logo. The fastening strap is a later replacement. The slasher/saw is engraved ‘Cowens’ and the logo. The stick is polished birch with brass upper ring and a brass end mount with a pointed steel cap.
English. C1925. ‘The Niblick’ Thistle Slasher by Holtzapffel. London. Ref: 1925 Holtzapffel Catalogue. Hand forged high grade steel and hickory. Stamped ‘Holtzapffel’ on steel stem. Missing leather sheath. 40.5 inches (102cms). This item appears to be a larger ‘Gents’ model. Holtzapffel’s 1931 catalogue lists 2 sizes; 38 inches and a larger size. Holtzapffel 1794 – 1938.
Ref: Carters blue book 1931,1935 and 1940, Bentleys catalogue 1939.