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Antique Porcelain, Antique Glass, and Canes
Inventory ID: 14885
A fabulous 19th century silver mounted presentation walking stick dated Jan. 2, 1860 with rosewood shaft
"Presented to J M Leonard, Agent, Mount Hope Iron Co., as a mark of esteem by William P. Hood, Somerset, Jan.2, 1860." The top of the knob is also engraved with a barrel inscribed "Mt. Hope Nails." The massive and heavy silver mounted knob measures 4 1/2" and has many ounces of silver in it. Length: 36" HISTORICAL NOTE: The company was located in Morris County, New Jersey, and was founded in 1710. The company made cannon balls during the Revolutionary War and was one of the largest iron mines in the U S.
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