Emperor Bokassa's Sword Cane: This rare walking stick was once owned by Jean-Bédel Bokassa, also known as Bokassa I of Central Africa, one of the most controversial leaders in modern African history. Hewn of bamboo, this modest walking stick actually hides a deadly secret. Simply pull on the handle to reveal the lethal sword blade hidden within the cane's shaft. Crafted of fine steel, the blade's unusual shape makes it difficult to adequately stitch a wound.
Custom walking sticks Ruby Slippers by Shawn Cipa ~Woodcarver (a Wizard of Oz themed cane) Made for therapeutic use, the handle was carved of black walnut and was attached to a carved polychromed shaft of basswood.
Continental ivory-handled walking stick, late 19th century. Cockatoo-head-shaped handle with blue glass inlaid eyes, a sterling silver collar on an ebonized shaft, ending in a white metal ferrule and a steel tip