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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
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


Manton & Co Brass Fishing Reel FE44



Fly Tying Vice FE42
Fly Tying Vice FE42
Original, quality 1920's / 30's table mounted cast iron angler's vice used when tying fly fishing flies. This example has a cast iron body and clamp in much of the original black finish and a brass sprung vice. Cleaned and lacquered and complete and in good and working order.

4" x 3" x 1".

 
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Price: 85.00


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


Zinc Live Bait Tin FE28



Glass Minnow Trap T112
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.

 
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Price: 85.00

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