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Assorted Collectibles

Assorted Collectibles


Flies

FB74 - Dave Whitlock

Dave Whitlock tied these Grasshopper flies for the late Ted Trueblood. The purchaser will receive a copy of correspondence from Dave Whitlock to Ted Trueblood and a letter from Ted to Dave. Also includes authentication from Dave Whitlock stating he tied these flies for his friend, Ted. There are 4 available and will include documentation.  Price reduced.

FB75 - Dave Whitlock

Dave Whitlock tied these Cricket flies for the late Ted Trueblood. The purchaser will receive a copy of correspondence from Dave Whitlock to Ted Trueblood and a letter from Ted to Dave. Also includes authentication from Dave Whitlock stating he tied these flies for his friend, Ted. There are 3 available and will include documentation. Price reduced.

FB113 - Super Chief

Super Chief snelled trout flies hand tied in the U.S.A. on genuine Eagle Claw hooks. U.S. Patent No. 1657734 issued in 1928. Includes 11 Ginger Quill flies in original labeled box. New old stock.

FB114 - Super Chief

Super Chief snelled trout flies hand tied in the U.S.A. on genuine Eagle Claw hooks. U.S. Patent No. 1657734 issued in 1928. Includes 12 Black Gnat flies in original labeled box. New old stock.

FB153 - Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.

Atlantic Salmon Traditionals by Maxwell MacPherson, Jr.  Framed collage by Donmar Studio. Flys in Mount include: Sir Richard, Evening Star, Jack Scott, Silver Grey, Mar Lodge, Green Highlander, Dusty Miller, Silver Doctor, Gordon and Lady Amherst by Maxwell Mac Pherson, Jr. Bristol, N.H. and signed by this famous fly tier .The double matted frame measures 23 1/4 inches high and 20 1/4 inches width. Excellent condition. Price reduced.


Fly Boxes and Accessories

FB27 - English Unknown Maker

Early Fishing Tackle Cabinet (fly tyers cabinet), formerly part of the Property of the Rt. Hon. Lord Scarsdale, at Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire, Great Britain. Crafted in walnut, the double doors at the front open to reveal nine oak drawers of various sizes. They contain a quantity of antique tackle, including tackle winders, flies on cards (distressed), an early turned bone float, etc. The cabinet measures 20" X 13 1/2" X 12 3/4". It has brass handles on its sides. The cabinet appears to be of quite early construction, possibly late eighteenth century at the earliest. It is quite possible that this has been made by one of the cabinet makers employed at Kedleston, as perhaps were some of the contents. Much of the tackle bears the initials A.C., obviously another member of the family. The cabinet was formerly included in a sale of the contents of Kedleston Hall, one of the country's finest Palladian houses. The current owner replaced the back of this cabinet with old wood. Includes paperwork describing this cabinet when purchased by the current owner. Includes a key. Price Reduced.

FB09 - Hand Crafted Maker unknown

Hand crafted wooden fly tying box. Measuring 18 inches long, 6 1/2 high and 10 1/2 inches wide. Brass plated latches, brass handle and corner guards. Contents including Thompson vise, whip finisher, hooks, thread, feathers, etc. as shown in images.

FB011 - Wheatley

Early Wheatley Silmalloy metal with hinged interior leaf and a total of 236 clips. Box measures 6 x 3.5 inches. (Check this...The cover of the box is engraved with the Wheatley Silmalloy Metal logo and on the side of the box is the Wheatley Lozenge with made in England marking). Circa 1930. This box has had some polishing done to the exterior of it.

FB013 - Wheatley

Early Wheatley japanned metal/hinged cover compartment box measures 3.5 x 2.5 inches. This box has 51 clips; 21 on one side and 30 on the other. The cover of the box is engraved with what may be the original Owner initials and a date of 1910. "Richard Wheatley started making these around 1890 replacing the leather covered card boxes. They are made from tin plate, finished with black japanned exterior and white enamel.

FB014 - Wheatley

This is a Vintage 12 compartment and wool matt fly box, the box is in very good condition for its age and all the Isinglass windows work correctly. There is a stamp on the lip which reads "English Manufacturer", the box is almost certainly made by S.Allcocks & Sons, or Wheatley but does not have the stamp.  Box measures 5 x 3.5. Circa 1900.

FB015 - Wheatley

Early Wheatley japanned metal, four hinged Isinglass covers over 12 compartments. Box measures 5 x 3.5 inches Richard Wheatley started making these around 1890 replacing the leather covered card boxes. They are made from tin plate, finished with black japanned exterior and white enamel interior. Earliest boxes have no markings, made by outworkers and assembled in Wheatley's factory. By 1906 Wheatley's had registered the Wheatley Lozenge which was embossed on left hand side xylonite plate." This box has no markings, which helps to confirm it's circa 1900.

FB018 - Hardy Bros.

Early Wheatley Silmalloy metal/hinged cover compartment box measures 3.5 x 2.5. This box has 51 clips; 21 on one side and 30 on the other. The cover of the box is engraved with the large Wheatley Silmalloy Metal logo; inside the lip is stamped with Made in England. Twenty one (21) classic dry flies are included and are ready to fish or display. Circa 1935.

FB19 - Hardy Bros.

Early Hardy metal fly box measures 6 x 3.5. The box is marked on the exterior with the Hardy makers mark. Inside the box are cork inserts. Circa 1945.

FB20 - Hardy Bros.

Early Hardy (circa 1920) japanned metal fly box measures 5 x 3.5 The box is marked on the exterior with the Hardy makers mark on an applied plate. This vintage box has 12 compartments covered by 4 Isinglass sliding windows.

FB21 - Wheatley

Early Wheatley (circa 1940) metal clip box measures 4.75 x 3.5. This is an 85 clip box with an assortment of salmon flies. The box has the Wheatley Silmalloy Metal marking on the exterior along with the made in England mark and Wheatley Lozenge.

FB125 - Wheatley

Wheatley fly box. Silmalloy metal. There are 12 compartments and on the opposite side is a pigskin leather cast holder .  The box measures 4 3/4 inches X 3 1/2 inches. The condition is very good. There are no tweezers. One of the rivets is missing.

FB45 - Wheatley

Wheatley Kilroy fly box, measuring 6" by 1" with 9 spiral springs  to hold hooks in place. Wheatley - Kilroy patent fly boxes was the best salmon fly box invented. This box has the small Made in England, the lozenge is on it's side.  The Wheatley Kilroy patent logo comes into use around 1935 and disappears between 1966 and 1977.

FB130 - Lyon and Coulson

Lyon & Coulson, Buffalo, N.Y. Leather fly wallet. Original owner's name scratched on case.

FB152 - Mark Rutledge

Mark Rutledge's Fly Box. Cedar storage chest, hand crafted, dovetailed construction, with brass plated hardware and lift out tray. Great for reels, fly tying. This fly box measures 19 inches in width, 8 1/2 inches high and 13 inches in depth. Very good condition.


Other Fishing Collectibles

FB101 - Unknown

Wiper skin fish mount on large piece of drift wood. Measuring approximately 36 by 24 inches. Good condition.


Tackle Boxes

FB30 - Unknown

Japanned metal bait pail. Pot-belly, coffin shaped, swelled Bombay chest style. Perforated hinged lid with wooden handle, replaced brass knob on lid. The lid has been pop riveted to the base. Measuring 12" x 8 " and 7 1/2 inches high. This could be a custom design circa 1890. It has been happily used.

Vintage Fishing Lines - Linen

FB106 - Shannon

Shannon Tuna - Tarpon - Bass Irish linen genuine Cuttyhunk. Western Auto Supply Co. Size 18, 50 yards, wet test 63 lbs. Includes two attached wooden spools of linen line. New old stock.

FB104 - Crusader

Crusader U.S.L. Brand.  Bass & Tarpon Irish linen Cuttyhunk, 2 attached spools of 50 yards each. Line. No. 18, Test 36.  New old stock.

FB105 - Crusader

Crusader U.S.L. Brand.  Bass & Tarpon Irish linen Cuttyhunk, 1 spool of 50 yards. Line No. 18, Test 36 pounds. New old stock.

FB107 - Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb Genuine Cuttyhunk linen line. Two lines on card, 30 feet each. New old stock.


Vintage Leather Goods

FB67 - Riverman South Africa

Riverman Handmade South Africa buffalo leather sheep lined. Reel case. Mid zipper closer. Fits 2 to 5 weight mid arbor reels. As new condition.

FB128 - Abercrombie and Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch leather shotgun shell belt. Skeet shooter's belt. New un-used. Price reduced.

FB163 - Hardy

Hardy of Alnwick leather reel case. Made in England. This case will hold a Hardy Featherweight reel.