"Ben Akiba" camera cane with silver-plated crutch handle containing the mechanism and spare rolls of film, the winder for advancing the film, and the shutter.
A. Lehman, Berlin, early 20th century (patented in 1902). Bibliography: C. Dike, "Les cannes à système", éd. de l'Amateur, Paris, 1982, p. 94, ill. 10/9; P. Gutknecht et al, catalogue of the exhibition "La canne et ses mystères", Musée de Carouge, Geneva, 18 March - 31 May 1998, p. 103, cat. no. 70.