When not used the sampling rod slides back into the shaft of the cane. The collar providing a turn locking system to ensure the lower length, does not, move from the upper walking stick shaft.
The pommel and collars, base ferrule made from brass and copper.
The wording on the upper collar being: SOUTHGATE HOUSE
The lower locking collar holding the wording V.R GLOUCESTER
Top Shaft Diameter:21mm
Condition: Excellent condition throughout free from breaks throughout yet showing appropriate wear for age.