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Rare Gun Cane Patented by Dr. Roger Lambert,
Manufactured by Ethan Allen, Circa 1832
A Complete, Fully Functional Lambert Rifle Cane Gun in Excellent Condition The cane gun measures 31.75” in length. - SOLD

Physician Roger N. Lambert was from Upton, Massachusetts and Lyme, New Hampshire. He obtained a patent in 1832 for the cane gun with E. Allen making the earliest examples. No records remain. This is the best rifle cane gun example we have seen. Amazingly the tip is absolutely original to the gun; color and surfaces patinas of the tip assembly brass parts are perfectly congruent. It is interesting to note that the tips are almost always broken, bent, replaced, or compromised by someone who has no idea how they work. Again, this rare example features the original tip with original hard teat at the point; designed to absorb shock and wear of cane use protecting the action from damage. There are a couple expected tight fissures to grip that were glued, else fine and original. The wood shaft retains more than 95% of the original finish with no cracks or repairs. Mechanically this wild and complicated design works perfectly… best specimen we have seen.


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