European or American, C.1700-50 or possibly earlier. 39 ¾” overall. The body of polished leather wrapped wood made in the same way as smallsword scabbards of the period. The top with a silver cap and the tip with a pierced iron mount, probably a working life replacement. 31 7/8” diamond section rapier blade concealed within. The forte with central fuller marked each side with three groups of a lenticular device flanked by circles. The blade probably reused from an earlier family rapier as often found. The leather with superficial scuffs. A rare example. The only one of its type we have seen and ranking among the earliest of concealed sword sticks.