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Anglers Fly Line Box FE36
Anglers Fly Line Box FE36
Original, quality 1920's circular tin box with a hinged lid and remains of the original cream paint to the inside and the japanned black to the exterior. This well-made box was used to store fly fishing leader lines with a fly loaded. Some minor dents otherwise complete and in good and working order. 4.75" diam x 0.75". 
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Price: 38.00


Anglers' Fly Box FE31
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped tin, with rounded corners, a hinged lid and inner lidded compartments for flies and casts and leader lines. The interior has retained much of its cream gloss finish and the original tweezers, but the outside shows a well worn originally japanned finish. All has been cleaned and waxed and is complete and in good order otherwise. 6.25" x 3.75" x 1 1/8" front to back.  
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Price: 85.00


Anglers' Fly Box FE31



Angler's Fly Box FE30
Angler's Fly Box FE30
Original, quality 1920's rectangular shaped tin with rounded corners , a hinged lid and inner lidded compartments for flies and casts and leader lines. The interior has retained much of its cream gloss finish but the outside, originally japanned black, has lost its finish and has been cleaned and lacquered, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. 6" x 3.5" x 1".  
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Price: 85.00


Galvanised Live Bait Tin FE28
Original, quality, late 19th century, oval shaped "Anglers" galvanised live bait tin. This example has tapered sides, a pierced hinged lid and a swing over wire handle. The shaped hasp to the front and the hinge to the rear are in copper, and all has been cleaned and lacquered. A most unusual bait tin, complete and in good order. Base 10.5" x 7.5" + 6.25" tall with handle down.  
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Price: 185.00


Galvanised Live Bait Tin   FE28



Eel Spear   ES10
Eel Spear ES10
Original, quality, late 18th or early 19th century, blacksmith made wrought iron eel spear. These were originally fitted to 20 foot and longer wooden shafts and used to catch eels in the sand from bridges over the river. A great example, cleaned and lacquered, complete and in good and working order. 23.5" long x 8.5" and 1.75". 
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Price: 265.00


Glass Minnow Trap T101
Original, quality, late 19th century, freeblown clear glass large 'bottle' minnow trap. The narrow end would be stuffed with a cork and the minnow would enter through the funnel base. Minnow were used for live bait to catch larger fish. The first we have seen of this size. Complete and in good and working order. 14.5" long x 5.5" diameter.  
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Price: 135.00


Glass Minnow Trap   T101

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