Slater of Newark Brass Salmon Reel FE40 Original, quality late 19th century, 5" brass salmon fishing reel in the original unpolished finish. This superb example is in exceptional near mint condition with the maker's name stamped to the front and a permanent ratchet. The cowhorn knob has a couple of mice nibbles and the rod mount plate has been trimmed to 3" long, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order and a very smooth runner.
5" diam of plates.
2" body width plus knob 1".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £350.00 Brass Cranked Handle Fly Fishing Reel FE39 Original, quality late 19th century brass fly fishing reel with a cranked handle wind and 3 3/8" diam plates to the body, all in the unpolished patinated finish. Complete and in good and working order.
2.75" wide including grip.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £115.00 Brass Plate Fly Fishing Reel FE38 Original, quality circa 1900 / 1920's brass plate Wind Fly Fishing Reel with a 3.25" diam plate with a composition grip and in the unpolished finish. Complete and in good and working order.
2.25" wide including grip.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £85.00 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".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £38.00 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".
Click on photo for larger and other view. 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.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £145.00 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".
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £265.00 Brown Trout in Bow Front Glass Case T213 Original, quality superb late 19th century large Brown Trout, caught at Sunbury on Thames in 1864 and mounted in a bow fronted glazed case by Cooper. This great example, larger than average for a Thames Trout, has all the good groundwork as expected for a Cooper mount, with a paper label to the top inner left corner detailing "Preserved by J. Cooper, 28 Radnor Street, St Luke London EC". The front of the bowed glass has gilt lines around and "Caught by Mr Lamport at Sunbury June 1864 Weight 6 ¼lbs". The case has been cleaned and repainted black to the reverse and has two hanging loops to the top. Complete and in good order.
15.5" tall + loops 1".
30.5" long and 7.5" front to back at centre.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £1,000.00 Glass Minnow Trap T112 Original, quality late 19th century freeblown glass minnow trap. These were used in fresh water to trap minnows and other small fish, to be used for live bait to catch pike or perch. This example has a deep hole to the base and a good applied top collar to the neck. Complete and in good and working order.
12" x 5" base diam.
Click on photo for larger and other views. Price: £85.00