1933 Chicago World's Fair Souvenir Walking Stick or Cane Roosevelt Metal Handle
Origin: Purchased at an estate auction in Southeast Pennsylvania.
Size: The cane is ~37 1/8" long with the handle consisting of Roosevelt bust being ~2 3/4" long. The piece weighs ~7.5 ounces.
Marks: Unmarked as to the maker.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A great souvenir from 1933 World's Fair of Chicago - A Century of Progress with a handle in the form of the bust of one of our most beloved presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Condition: The cane or walking stick is in good overall condition given its age and function. It is intact with no break, cracks, or repairs. The handle is intact and all there with no losses to the detail. It does have a few scratches and some loss to the finish. The shaft of the cane has lost its Ferrule Heal at the bottom. In addition, the shaft has scratches, some paint loss, and dings throughout, but is still intact and solid. The metal label under the handle is worn and has lost some of its but you can still see the words "1933 A CENTURY OF PROGRESS; CHICAGO". A great collectible for the world's Fair collector or the Roosevelt or political persona collector. Please see photos for additional condition information.
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