Antique Shark Vertebrae Hallmarked Chase Silver Birmingham 1899 Swagger Stick
This unique and rare swagger stick is made from 82 visible shark vertebrae and is finished with a chase silver top and silver collar.
Silver hallmarks for -
Silver makers mark -
G & Co
The top has the initials -
Sharks have no bones, and instead, their skeleton is made from cartilage to make them lighter. Their vertebrae, in particular, are made from calcified cartilage, which is a more sturdy form of cartilage.
68cm Overall length
1cm Width of the shaft under the collar
In good usable condition
Small use marks, small dings to silver top. Expected flex