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Finally got one

Post by KenSowerbutts » Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:25 pm

Not exactly fishing but related , for years I have been searching for another item apart from poles and rods made by the Sowerbutts family and today have finally got in my possession a gentleman's cane made by my great grandfather in 1921 , he was the last of the family to work in cane from his Old Ford premises in Bow ,East London . Will still keep searching for the elusive umbrella that the family also made . The cane has taken pride of place alongside the families rods and pole .
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Re: Finally got one

Post by Jeremy Croxall » Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:42 pm

How about a photo Ken.....be nice to see it?
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Re: Finally got one

Post by KenSowerbutts » Mon Aug 01, 2016 7:49 pm

Will try but I have never managed to get a picture on the forum yet lol , give me time and I will try .
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Re: Finally got one

Post by AshbyCut » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:16 pm

Well done on your acquisition, Sir. :Hat:
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Re: Finally got one

Post by Wallys-Cast » Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:43 am

Yes please try and upload a picture or two Ken, it would be great to see it. If you cant manage the pictures, is it whole cane or built cane and what is the handle made of ?

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Re: Finally got one

Post by KenSowerbutts » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:42 pm

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Hi Wal think I have managed to upload the photo but just in case the cane is approx 15mm Ida made with whole cane having a bent handle with silver collar and silver end with hallmark ,the tip has a brass cap . I think its purely a dress cane because of its thickness
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Re: Finally got one

Post by Stick » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:53 pm

I always wondered what Aladdin's cave looked like :)

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Re: Finally got one

Post by Wallys-Cast » Tue Aug 02, 2016 6:58 pm

That looks a quality stick Ken, I would half expect it to hold a fine blade inside.

The (man cave) backdrop by the way looks very inviting, I imagine some very good tales being told in there, "another drop sir" "oh don't mind if I do" chink.. :cheers:

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Re: Finally got one

Post by Paul D » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:05 pm

What a fine looking cane Ken, lovely man cave too. :Hat:
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Re: Finally got one

Post by KenSowerbutts » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:17 pm

:Thumb: Hi yes took a few years to persuade the good lady but in the end it was a relief to her to get me out there , always changing it around but it does keep me busy .
Ken
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