System walking stick: customs officer’s stick for goods inspection, Germany, second part of the 19th century.

Germany second half of 19th century.

1200 EURO

System walking stick: Probing stick, used by customs officials to push bales of cotton or other goods, looking for items on which a duty was to be paid. Bamboo wood barrel, silver knob, iron tip. By extracting the knob, a square-section iron rod comes out, with a concave blade tip with knurled walls at the end, to be able to core the materials. Germany second half of the 19th century.

30,75” – 78 CM H 1,25” – 3 CM L 1,25” – 3 CM D

REF: M6018

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