Below are a few of our more unusual or spectacular pieces that we have on display in our store and at exhibitions, and are not for general sale. However as new sticks are being made everyday it may be possible to let some pieces go, once a suitable replacement is available. Items now for sale have prices listed and an Order Reference Number (in Red)
Unique and very substantial, it is very rare to discover such an incredible item in
Blackthorn. 4 feet long, it is too large for practical stick fighting and on the heavy side for a walking staff. A style brandished by tribal chiefs in times gone by for ceremonial purposes and to signify prestige
Display centerpiece in our store in Shillelagh since 2007. Not currently for sale.
Awesome blackthorn stick, carefully seasoned and prepared before being fashioned into a walking stick on January 1st, 2000 giving it the unique status of
being the first stick made in Shillelagh in the Third Millennium. Inscribed as such, it bears the auspicious date and the stick makers signature.
Not currently for sale.
Beautiful Shillelagh fighting stick with a uniquely formed head resembling the shape of the shamrock. Discovered in an abandoned farmhouse, it has been lovingly refurbished in our workshop. More than 100 years old, and bearing the scars of a rumbustious past, it now sedately adorns our showroom.
Beautifully balanced and weighted example of the ancient battle club. Fashioned in 1998, it remains the stick makers Home Security System.
Classic Blackthorn staff, fashioned from the root up, to resemble that famous staff wielded by Gandalf in Lord Of The Rings
This old restored and blackened club is 22.5" in length, weighs 875g and is lead loaded. The oval shaft diameter measures from 1.2"- 2"".
This unique club is 24" in length, weighs 720g and is lead loaded. The shaft diameter is 1"+ at its narrowest and 1.2" at its widest point. It is finished in a low lustre matt varnish.
It features a distinctive and quaint frog like head which has a circumference of 11.75" . The distinctive curved handle is well balanced.
91B - SOLD
This chunky fighting stick is 39.5" in length. It weighs a formidable 1125g and is lead loaded. It has a 1.5" - 1.75" " shaft diameter.
It is finished in a low lustre matt finish.
91C - $165 plus $45 shipping
This fighting club with its unusually formed trefoil head club measures 31" in length, weighs 725g and has a shaft diameter of 1"+. It is lead loaded and finished in low lustre matt varnish.
A great conversation piece which packs a huge punch though not balanced for
martial arts stick fighting.
91D - $175 plus $38 shipping
This restored staff is 54.5" in length, weighs 915g and is lead loaded.
The shaft diameter is 1"
It has a very distinctive multifaceted head and makes a
unique walking companion and great conversation piece.
91E -$225 plus $45 shipping
This multipurpose stick is 37.5" in length, weighs 750g grams and has a 1 " - 1.2" shaft diameter. It is lead loaded and finished in a low lustre matt varnish.
This stick is the type commonly used by the country squire, for support crossing rough ground or streams, pushing aside brambles, controlling animals and not least for personal protection. Designed to be carried by holding the shaft about a third of the way down.
91F - SOLD
This restored cudgel is 505g in weight and is lead loaded.
It is 13" long with a 1.2" shaft diameter and a 10.75" head circumference
It is finished in a low maintenance matt varnish finish.
A little cudgel with a big impact.
A selection of natural blackthorn fighting style walking sticks is presented.
Where there is a range of lengths given, the stick may be finished to suit the height of a potential buyer, without disturbing the balance of the item.
92A 36" 370g 1" Right Loaded $150 plus $38 shipping
92B SOLD 380g 7/8" Right Loaded $160 plus $38 shipping
92C 34"-37.5" 305g 3/4" Right Not Loaded $135 plus $38 shipping
92D SOLD 405g 1" Right Not Loaded $140 plus $38 shipping
92E 35"-38" 290g 3/4"+ Right Not Loaded $135 plus $38 shipping
92F 37"-41.5" 335g 3/4"+ Left Loaded $135 plus $38 shipping
92G SOLD 535g 1" Left Loaded $175 plus $38 shipping
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