Category: Antique Cane World

The Art Of Collecting

What is it that makes a collectable valuable?  This question is something that collectors of all ages will debate heavily into the foreseeable future.  Take my son for example.  In his short life of only thirteen years he has had several different collections that have been near and dear to him.  At two he collected..

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Satisfying Nostalgic Needs Through Collecting

Collectors are often searching for a way to satisfy a nostalgic craving.  Collections range from antique canes to baseball cards.  The difference in items that collectors seek out is all part of the adventure.  For some collecting is about investing their money in something that will bring in a return while for others it is..

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Collectable System Canes

In this installment on antique collectable canes we will take a more extensive look into system canes.  Of all canes, the system cane is the most popular type for collectors because there are a ton of styles to choose from.  The system canes, often referred to as weapon canes, were created to serve a dual..

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Decorative Canes and Walking Sticks

There are three types of walking sticks and canes: decorative, folk art and system.  As the name implies a decorative cane is an accessory used for fashion and their main purpose is purely aesthetic.  Folk art canes were designed to be more about the carver then the individual who used them.  They are most often..

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Top Vintage items To Purchase

Antiques have increased in popularity within the last couple of years.  The interior design industry shabby-chic movement encourages the use of vintage items in decoration to add character to any space.  Not everyone has caught on to the phenomenon but this article may just change your opinion.  Continue on if you haven’t yet fallen in..

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Deciphering Antique Cane Condition Descriptions

Vintage cane prices vary significantly depending on a number of aspects.  Antique cane prices differ due to the condition of the cane, the canes materials and the age of the cane.  When you are purchasing a classical cane it is important inspect these three things before committing to purchase an antique cane for your collection…

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What To Look For When Purchasing A Cane

When looking to purchase a cane there are several factors to consider.  The styles and materials used in cane making differ a great deal.  Consumers need to understand about basic cane varieties before looking to make a purchase.  Vintage canes can be found for sale in several locations such as online outlets, antique shops and..

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Common Collectible Canes

Collectors of canes, walking sticks, are mainly interested in the types of canes that were used as accessories in fashion over those used as orthopedic supports.  Traditionally, individuals would choose to accessorize their wardrobe with the use of a cane.  The canes quality was representative of the person’s social standings, wealth and level of power..

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The Wonderful World Of Antique Canes

Antique canes, traditional walking sticks and old-fashion umbrellas are all items that were integral in history.  They were all used as a symbol of an individual’s status from presidential candidates to celebrities.  Below you will find some interesting facts surrounding walking sticks, canes, umbrellas and more. In pictures of magicians from the twentieth century you..

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Collecting Antique Canes

When it comes to collections it is possible that antique canes, walking sticks and gadget umbrellas might just be the most interesting collections of all.  There was a time in history where you the streets were lined with well dressed ladies and gentlemen all carrying a cane, umbrella or walking stick of one kind or..

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