166. Presentation Shipley Horse Measuring Cane
Guns International #: 100222125 Seller's Inventory #: 166
Category: Collectibles - Western -
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Seller: Brad Hastings Antique Guns
Company: Brad Hastings Antique Guns
Member Since: 7/21/09
First Name: Brad
Country: United States
Number of Active Listings: 22
Seller: FFL Dealer
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Payment Types Accepted: guaranteed funds
166. Presentation Horse Measuring Cane with ' C. P. Shipley, Kansas City, Mo.' cartouche stamped on the alligator leather. Cane is 38" tall folded up. When extended out to measure a horse at 17 Hands it is about 70" tall. The ruler portion is made of solid brass is calibrated to 1/4 hand increments. The cane is covered with alligator hide dyed black in color and is in excellent condition. There is a very attractive bamboo root bulb knob at the end of the handle. Silver presentation plaque has turned a dark patina and reads: " Given to W. E. Atkinson by E. A. Lund Sept. 5 1946". This is by far the fanciest horse measuring cane I have ever seen!