Kimball Sterling to sell single-owner cane collection Apr. 13
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Kimball M. Sterling auctioneers will sell the lifetime collection of antique canes of a 91-year-old Santa Monica, Calif., collector on Saturday, April 13. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
Estimates for the canes range from $200 to $7,000 each. The collection is strong on gun and sword canes. A massive Heidelberg ivory cane is the star of the auction with a 12-inch handle. The collection boasts one of the rarest Masonic canes known. Regional specialties including a gold quartz presentation and a full narwhal with a horn handle.
Many gold and silver dress canes will be included from the Victorian era to Art Deco. The collector has amassed a nice group of system canes that deal with many occupations from physicians to scientists. A nice presentation of a Civil War general’s GAR banner is within the shaft a rare cane. Included also is a large collection of different dog breeds.
Kimball M. Sterling bills himself as the world’s largest canes auction house conducting over six canes-only auctions a year. This presentation will have over 300 canes for the novice and the expert.
For details phone Kimball M. Sterling at 423-928-1471.
View the fully illustrated catalog and sign up to bid absentee or live via the Internet at www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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