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814: Andrew Jackson Presentation Walking Stick, 1843, w

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Description

Andrew Jackson Presentation Walking Stick, 1843, with engraved gold-plated cap inscribed "Hermitage, May 1843," and a small gold-plated plaque on the hickory shaft engraved "Selected by Andrew Jackson for T. Hartley Crawford," lg. 36 1/4 in.

Note: Thomas Hartley Crawford (November 14, 1786-January 27, 1863) was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1833 and 1834. President Andrew Jackson, nicknamed "Old Hickory," may have presented this stick on Crawford's visit to Jackson's Nashville, Tennessee, home "The Hermitage," in May of 1843.

Condition



Condition: Small dent on gold-plated cap which shows some tarnishing. There is a small triangular patch at the top edge of the wood shaft under the cap, next to an old 3/4 in. fairly tight crack in the wood.

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Estimate $800 – $1,200
Starting Bid $400
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