Sword cane with guard, Signed Adam Paris, Toledo blade
Antique sword cane with guard. The two arms of the guard open by a spring placed on the blade. This blade is engraved and marked “Tolèdo”, it is also signed O.Adam et Cie, 113 Boulevard Sébastopol, Paris. We find the traces of this manufacturer like: Armuriers, arquebusiers, gunners. “Adam (O) and Co., succes. By E.Gourdin, boul. Sevastopol. 113: Armed canes. Cane-guns. Canes-sword with guard. ” Catherine Dike’s canes à systeme, page 261. It was common for sword-canes makers to bring blades from others country to France. The knob is in silver engraved with flowers and foliage. The stick is made of Malacca rush. Metal ferrule. The cane is 35″ long, the blade measures 26,57″ long. Opening by friction system. Condition: Slight slits on the top of the stick, as well as a small lack on the silver knob. France and Spain, late nineteenth century.
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