From the antique compass cane to the modern GPS cane, here are ten canes that would be cool to own.
A cane that serves a dual or hidden purpose is called a system cane or gadget cane. These gadget canes are some of the coolest types of walking canes for sale.
You probably heard of walking canes that also function as an umbrella (also known as an umbrella cane), but have you heard of these other dual-purpose canes and walking sticks?
1. Seat canes
This walking cane doubles up as a handy seat for those times you just can’t stand anymore – but have nowhere to sit. For instant relief, simply unfold and take a seat.
2. Bag canes
Life gets easier when you can keep your second hand free for other purposes. This innovative walking aid serves as a dual-purpose folding cane and handbag.
3. Sword canes
These classic walking canes were used as self-defense in days gone by.
4. Light canes
Light up the way with a cane that also functions as a flashlight.
5. Cigarette lighter canes
…And here’s another way to ‘light up’ using a cane!
6. GPS canes
Most walking canes are used for support – and so is this one; yet it’s also used to give directions, with a useful, built-in GPS system.
7. Compass canes
Canes that show the way aren’t a new thing; this antique compass cane was used to help its user stay on track.
8. Pen canes
This is another collector’s walking cane that offers the added benefit of having a pen at the ready all the time.
9. Fan canes
This 1880 cane with a secret fold-out fan is a great way to stay cool on the go. Simply snap open the hidden fan and wave away the heat!
10. Fishing pole canes
And last, but not least: the perfect retirement gift.