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Eel Spear ES13
Eel Spear ES13
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century blacksmith made wrought iron eel spear which came with a tatty 12ft long wooden pole. These were originally fitted with long wooden shafts often 20ft or longer and were used to catch eels in the sand from bridges over the river. A good example, cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good order.

22.5" x 7" x 1".

 
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Price: 285.00




C. Farlow Fishing Tackle Catalogue FE46
C. Farlow Fishing Tackle Catalogue FE46
Original, quality late 19th century soft bound fishing catalogue from "C. Farlow & Co Ltd, The Angling Specialists". This very clean example is not dated but I suspect it is 1920's or 1930's and a mine of information of the time. Complete and in good order.

8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75".

 
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Price: 115.00




Game Fishing Leather Rod Harness FE45
Game Fishing Leather Rod Harness FE45
Original, quality late 19th century all leather game fishing harness to hold the rod steady for the larger fish. Good clean stitching, supple leather, a brass buckle and complete and in good and working order.

Backplate 11" x 4.75".

Strap 37" x 1".

 
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Price: 115.00




Manton & Co Brass Fishing Reel FE44
Manton & Co Brass Fishing Reel FE44
Original, quality late 19th century all brass plate wind salmon fishing reel with a cow horn grip to the plate and engraved for the maker "Manton & Co Calcutta". Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and complete and in good and working order.

Plate 4" diam.

Total 4" tall x 4" wide.

2" wide.

3" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 185.00




Zinc Live Bait Tin FE28
Zinc Live Bait Tin FE28
Original, quality, late 19th century, oval shaped "Anglers" zinc 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: 95.00


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