Is this the ugliest stick ever made? probably not but it must be close! I got it from my local boot fair for £5, and I only paid that because the shank, after all the thick nasty varnish has been taken off is worth a bit more than that.
Prepare to be disgusted:http://walkingstickforum.com/uploads/gallery/album_113/gallery_801_113_895297.jpg
totally agree with you its pretty awful someone hasn't any colour sense but it may look okay if stripped