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Captain E.V. Rickenbacker Swagger Stick

This wooden swagger stick was made in France for Captain E.V. Rickenbacker during his service in World War I. Spiraling up the surface of the stick is a carved wooden snake marked down the back with 26 black German Crosses-representing Rickenbacker's 26 aerial victories over his German opponents.

This wooden swagger stick was made in France for Captain E.V. Rickenbacker during his service in World War I. Spiraling up the surface of the stick is a carved wooden snake marked down the back with 26 black German Crosses-representing Rickenbacker's 26 aerial victories over his German opponents.


Note: This item is currently in storage.

This wooden swagger stick was made in France for Captain E.V. Rickenbacker during his service in World War I.  Spiraling up the surface of the stick is a carved wooden snake marked down the back with 26 black German Crosses-representing Rickenbacker's 26 aerial victories over his German opponents.

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