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ANTIQUE CANES AUCTION- FINE EROTIC CANES, NAUTICAL CANES, IVORY CANES, DRESS CANES. GOLD CANES, AND EVERY CATEGORY OF ANTIQUE CANE

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2009
Time:11:00 a.m. EST

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http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/18597

Antique Cane Auction -Sat.April 18th, 2009-11:00
Fine Antique Canes

" One of our best selections of antique canes "

For A free pdf. catalogue please click this link(save it to your top for quick and easy access):
http://sterlingsold.com/pdfs/kimball_sterling_catalog_3_2009_WEB.pdf (5 MB PDF)


The sale will consist of app. 150 canes. This auction will also be carried live on the net. The catalgoue and registration is at the following link:
http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/18597

Many fine ivory canes, nautical collection of whalebone, folk art canes,
early sword canes, system sticks, silver and gold, Tiffany canes and much more; This auction will consist of many fine antique canes that are being offered on the antique cane market for the first time in years.

Research after the catalogue was printed gave us this insight into this cane.
37. Rare American- Italian Assassins Folk-Art-C. 1900-A one piece carved high relief folk cane that tells the story of Italian anarchist and assassin Gaetano Bresci .The handle is a bust of King Umberto I of Italy who was assassinated by Bresci in 1900. The initials S.M. (which probably stand for Saverio Merlino Bresci's attorney or Sua Maestà His Majesty ) appear on his back. There are six full figures Adam, Eva, Spieo, Peno Bresci and a devil. There’s also a finely carved snake with brass and beaded eyes. The killer came to America and lived in Patterson, New Jersey for a short time and was a reporter for the anarchist paper La Questione Social. He then returned to Italy and committed the crime and was sentenced to life in prison. He was found dead in his cell in 1901 .The snake has pyrographic decoration, no ferrule, and original patina-OL 37”-$2,500-$2,500




You can order the catalogue at the following link:
http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback_book/antique_canes_spring_2009/6233265


Catalogues 20.00 U S and 35.00 overseas. Please email us at kimballsterling@earthlink.net, call us at 423-928-1471 or just drop us a check in the mail for the catalogue.


Preview- Friday (the day before the sale) noon until 5:00 and also morning
of the sale at 9:00. Also by appointment three weeks before the auction.

Terms are cash or check-Mastercard( We do not take paypal except from overseas bidders and we do not take American Express), 15% buyers fee in-house and 20% on the net.

Kimball M. Sterling, Inc. TFL-1915
125 W. Market Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604
423-928-1471
www.auctionauction.com

kimballsterling@earthlink.net





 

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