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Sword-Stick by Thomas Brigg & Sons

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A fine bamboo cane and silver sword-stick with a heavy silver pommel top and collar at the closure; the silver mounts hallmarked for Charles Cooke, London, 1912 and for the maker/retailer,  Thomas Brigg & Sons. The blade acid-etched 'T.BRIGG & SONS 23 ST. JAMES ST. S.W.'  

 

37 inches long.

 

Thomas Brigg & Sons, the prestigious makers and retailers of canes, sticks and umbrellas, was established in 1836, received their first Royal Appointment from Her Majesty Queen Victoria and became the first umbrella maker ever to be honored with an appointment. Further Royal Appointments were also bestowed by His Majesty King Edward VII and successive Monarchs. The firm merged in 1943 with Swaine & Adeney, and were afterwards know as Swaine, Adeney, Brigg & Sons.

The workshop of Charles Cooke was first established in Frith Street, London, and was there until 1899 after which date they worked from various London addresses. They were listed as suppliers of stick mounts etc. to Thomas Brigg & Sons.

 

Item Code: 4284

£ 1150

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