Each piece is one of a kind, hand crafted from steel, copper, brass and wood. All are very sturdy and fully functional for occasional or everyday use.
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Steam component canes and walking sticks designed by Bernard V. Maets.
Discovery and recovery continues at the shop complex in southeast Wisconsin used by Bernard V. Maets from 1878 to 1907. Many crates of miscellaneous parts have been obtained by the foundation. The canes and walking sticks have been put together by the principal investigator at the Maets Foundation from these parts. Some other items come from additional locations.
This object has been recovered, studied and restored by Ed Kidera. Note from Mr Kidera: Some of these items probably had a different original use. Discover the reality