A rare Sambok walking cane.
This defensive cane measures just under 94cms long.
It is entirely encased in thick leather and is very well stitched to one side.
Within the leather casing would be a flexible steel rod, likely wrapped in twine and then encased in leather.
Designed to be used like a whip, 20cms up from the bottom of the cane is a raised ring, obviously placed to inflict further pain.
The ferrule is a long brass type that carries a steel tip.
A wrist lanyard is present but detached on one side, something that a simple stitch could restore.
A rare defensive cane, likely from Colonial South Africa.