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 battle club weighs 660g and is lead loaded. It is 22" in length and has a shaft diameter of 1.2" at its narrowest point and 1.75" at its widest. It is finished in matt varnish bringing out the rich natural hues of the wood. The head has a 9.5" circumference.
The shaft has been hewn down leaving a section of bark at the butt end as a textured easy-to-grip handle.
91A - SOLD.
This unique lead weighted battle club weighing 870 grams, is 31" long and has a shaft diameter of 1.2" to 1.5" The head is approx 9.75" in circumference.
It features an impressive array of thorn stubs along its length which is extremely rare to find. It has a matt varnish finish.
A wonderful and special addition to any collection,
This rugged cudgel is 18.5" in length. It weighs 540g and is lead loaded. It has a 1.2" shaft diameter.
It has been carefully restored and is re-finished in a low lustre matt finish.
91C - SOLD
This fighting club with its unusually formed head measures 24" in length, weighs 550g 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.
91D - SOLD
This stout extra long fighting clubs is 34.5" in length and really means business!
It weighs 1240g and is lead loaded. The head circumference is 11".
The 1.5" shaft has a lovely textured matt varnish finish.
Makes a unique weapon and a great conversation piece.
This unique staff with its unusual formed head stick is 55" in length and weighs 1515g.
It has a 1.5 "+ shaft diameter which features a series of thorn stubs.
It is lead loaded and finished in a low lustre matt varnish.
91F - SOLD
This unique headed staff is 1245g in weight and is lead loaded.
It is 51.5" long with a 1.2" shaft diameter, tapering to 1"
It is finished in a low maintenance matt varnish finish.
Makes a great conversation piece as well as a practical walking companion.
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.
Favored Hand Lead Loaded Shipping Other/USA
92A 37"-38.5" 755g 1.2" Left Yes $195 plus $38/$50 shipping
92B SOLD 470g 1" Right Yes $170 plus $38/$50 shipping
92C 37"-39.5" 570g 1" + Left Yes $185 plus $38/$50 shipping
92D 37"-39.5" 575g 1" Right Yes $195 plus $38/$50 shipping
92E SOLD 455g 1" Both Yes $165 plus $38/$50 shipping
92F 37"-39" 690g 1"+ Right Yes $195 plus $38/$50 shipping
92G 35"-37" 400g 1" Both No $140 plus $38/$50 shipping
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