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Lot No: 001

A Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted milled nickel silver tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, faceplate stamped make and model details and with unusual spindle boss, circa 1930 (see illustration)

£250-450

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Lot No: 002

A Hardy Longstone 4 ½” sea centre pin reel,

solid Duralumin drum with twin reverse tapered ebonite handles and milled spindle tension nut, Bickerdyke line guide, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted nickel silver optional check lever and rear plate stamped make and model details, 1930’s £140-240

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Lot No: 003

A fine Hardy Silex 4 ½” wide drummed bait casting reel,

twin ivorine handles on shaped alloy cross-bar arm, caged drum with jewelled spindle bearing and spring release latch, brass bridge foot, three rim mounted casting controls, backplate stamped make and model details, reel retains much of the original lead finish, circa 1900 £160-240

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Lot No: 004

A scarce Hardy 2 ½” narrow drum brass trout winch,

cow horn handle on waisted straight crank winding arm with  domed iron locking screw, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, stamped enclosed oval logo, reel retains much of the original dark bronze patina, circa 1895 (see illustration) £250-450

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Lot No: 005

A fine and rare Hardy Birmingham 5” brass salmon fly reel,

domed cow horn handle, bridge foot, quadruple cage pillars, fixed ch3eck mechanism, faceplate with raised two screw spindle boss and stamped Rod in hand trade mark and enclosed oval logo, reel is in exceptional condition and retains virtually all the original dark bronze patina, circa 1895 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 006

A scarce Hardy brass and ebonite 3 ¼” wide drummed salmon fly reel,

horn handle, German silver rims, bridge foot, quadruple cage pillars, raised two screw spindle boss, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand and enclosed oval logo, wear from normal use only, circa 1895 £250-350

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Lot No: 007

A good Hardy Nottingham Silex Action 3 ½” centre pin reel,

walnut drum with twin horn handles and brass telephone drop locking latch, Bickerdyke line guide, rim mounted Silex action brake lever and brass cruciform stancheon foot stamped makers details, circa 1905 £200-300

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Lot No: 008

A Hardy Silex No.2 3 ¼” narrow drum bait casting reel,

slotted core drum with twin ivorine handles and three screw spring release latch, polished alloy foot, rim mounted Indian rubber casting trigger and milled tension screw, backplate make and model details, light wear from normal use, circa 1918 £150-250

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Lot No: 009

A Hardy Silex Major 4” bait casting reel,

shallow cored drum with twin ebonite handles, jewelled spindle bearing and spring release latch, brass foot, rim mounted ivorine casting trigger and rear knurled nickel silver tension regulating button, light wear from normal use, circa 1925 £150-250

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Lot No: 010

A rare Hardy St. George Multiplier 3 ¾” trout fly reel,

ebonite handle on off-set circular drive plate, ribbed brass foot, white agate line guide (no cracks), three screw drum release latch and milled nickel silver rim tension adjuster, drive plate stamped make sand model details, light wear to finish from normal use, circa 1928 (see illustration)

£500-800

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Lot No: 011

A good J.W. Young’s Purist II 2031 CL 4 ¼” centre pin reel,

bronze anodised finish, six spoke shallow cored drum with twin composition handles, pierced alloy foot, rear optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped 0161, new/unused condition and in original teak box £160-240

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Lot No: 012

A J.W. Young’s Purist II Y2071 5” centre pin trotting reel,

bronze anodised finish, six spoke shallow cored drum with twin composition handles, pierced alloy foot, B.P. line guide, rim mounted optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped 078, near new condition, in neoprene pouch and card box (see illustration)

£180-260

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Lot No: 013

A B. James “Kennet Perfection” 2 piece cane float rod,

11’6”, crimson inter-whipped, detachable handle with sliding alloy reel fittings, stand-off rings, suction joints, London transfer label, very good overall condition, later bag £240-340

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Lot No: 014

A B. James “Richard Walker Mk.IV” 2 piece cane carp rod,

10’, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, “donut” cork handle, suction joint, England transfer label, in later bag £160-240

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Lot No: 015

A fine Hardy St George 3” trout fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, white metal line guide, two screw drum latch, milled rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, in virtually unused condition and original cream card trade box, 1950’s (see illustration)

£200-300

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Lot No: 016

A good Hardy Perfect 3 3/8” trout fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, white agate line guide (no cracks), nickel silver rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, as new condition and in  original cream card box, 1950’s £160-240

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Lot No: 017

A Hardy “Phantom” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

9’, #6, black/scarlet tipped silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, 1969, very condition with plastic wrapper still to handle, in bag £180-260

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Lot No: 018

A Hardy “J.J.H. Triumph” 3 piece (2 tips) cane trout fly rod,

8’9”, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joints, 1932, very good condition, in bag

£140-240

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Lot No: 019

An H.L. Leonard 3 piece cane trout fly rod,

8’9”, scarlet silk inter-whipped, rattan bound handle with sliding nickel silver reel fittings, suction joints, swollen butt, drop rings, tip 2” short, fully restored in mahogany and brass capped tube £100-150

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Lot No: 020

A Hardy Brass Faced Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, pierced brass foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1906 calliper spring check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and nickel silver milled locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark and straight line logo, line groove to one pillar, wear to finish, in Farlow block leather case, circa 1907 (see illustration)

£350-550

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Lot No: 021

A pair of Hardy Neroda No.6 Drywet bakelite fly boxes,

tortoiseshell finish, interiors flitted chenille bars and holding a selection of trout and grayling dry flies, 1940’s £150-250

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Lot No: 022

A Malloch Sun and Planet 3 ¾” brass and alloy salmon fly reel,

large facetted wooden handle with patent sun and planet anti-reverse gearing, brass bridge foot, quadruple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, faceplate with stepped spindle boss and oval logo, light wear from normal use, circa 1910 £180-260

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Lot No: 023

An Illingworth No.3 threadline casting reel,

ebonite stepped acorn handle, exposed bronze gearing, finger pick-up line guide, nickel silver rimmed alloy spool with graduated tension adjuster with original rexine case and spare spool, circa 1915

£150-250

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Lot No: 024

A Hardy Altex No.2 Mk.V fixed spool reel,

left hand wind folding ebonite handle, full bail arm, optional check button and a Hardy Hardex No2 Mk.II threadline casting reel, turned ebonite handle, full bail arm, ebonite drum, chipped (2) £80-120

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Lot No: 025

An un-named Foster Bros. “A.1” style English wicker trout fisher’s creel

of waisted, flared fort, interior with lift out wicker upper receptacle for tackle, lunch etc., rectangular side mounted fish hole, hinged cover with brass drop hasp latch, stamped diamond registration mark, canvas and leather carry satrap, 13 ½” wide, circa 1890 (see illustration)

£250-450

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Lot No: 026

A Pezon et Michel “Parabolic Sawyer Still-Water” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

9’6”, #6, crimson silk wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, suction joint, in bag

£120-160

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Lot No: 027

A good Hardy “Phantom” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

10’, #7, black/scarlet tipped silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint, 1966, light use only, in bag

£130-180

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Lot No: 028

A Hardy “LRH Greased Line” 3 piece (2 tips) cane salmon fly rod,

13’, scarlet tipped green silk wraps, green inter-whipped, sliding screw grip reel fitting, studlock joints, 1957, in bag £150-250

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Lot No: 029

A B. James “Richard Walker Mk.IV Avon” 2 piece coarse rod,

10, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, “onion” cork handle, suction joint, London transfer label, in bag £160-240

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Lot No: 030

A fine and rare Chris Lythe “1910 Aerial” 3 ½” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with ebonite rear flange, polished alloy front flange with eight perforations, twin tapered ebonite handles and twin release and regulator forks, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding brass check button with bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped “1997 – 2 L/H” and “S.E.W.” backplate engraved make and model details, reel is in unused condition and in velvet lined block “D” leather case with gilt stamped model details to lid (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 031

An Allcock Aerial Popular 4” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin xylonite handles, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding optional check button and bar spring check mechanism, rear plate stamped Stag logo and model details, light wear from normal use only, 1930’s £140-240

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Lot No: 032

A scarce Allcock Aerial 7950 T-10 4” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin stepped xylonite handles and front flange perforated ten holes, brass stancheon foot, rim mounted optional check lever with bar spring check mechanism, backplate stamped Stag logo and make and model details, light wear from, normal use only and in block leather “D” case, circa 18940 (see illustration) £300-400

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Lot No: 033

A Hardy “Marksman Spin” 3 piece carbon salmon spinning rod,

10’, green silk wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, as new in bag, a Simms folding wading staff in neoprene pouch and a Vision folding wading staff in carry case (3) £130-180

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Lot No: 034

A Sharpe’s “Aquarex” 4 piece carbon salmon fly rod,

16’, #11, crimson/scarlet tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, light use only, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 035

A good Bo Mohlin Trophy Trout 3 3/8” wide drummed fly reel,

left hand wind model with black/gold anodised finish, multi-perforated drum and front plate, counter-balanced serpentine crank handle, bridge foot, triple cage pillars and rear mounted seven point graduated tension adjuster, backplate engraved model details and previous owners details, as new condition and in original block leather case (see illustration)

£250-450

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Lot No: 036

A Hardy Sovereign 11/12 salmon fly reel and spare spool,

gold anodised finish, counter-balanced rosewood handle, spring drum latch, rear spindle mounted milled tension adjuster and optional check button, light wear from normal use and in zip leather case and cloth pouch £160-240

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Lot No: 037

A Hardy Sovereign 8/9 light salmon fly reel and spare spool,

gold anodised finish, counter-balanced rosewood handle, spring drum latch, rear spindle mounted milled tension adjuster and optional check button, light wear from normal use, in zip cases

£140-240

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Lot No: 038

A Hardy Sovereign 2000 salmon fly reel,

black anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, rear spindle tension adjuster and optional check button, in zip case and a Bruce & Walker “Norway Spey Caster” 3 piece carbon salmon fly rod, 15’, #10/11, in bag (2)

£150-250

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Lot No: 039

A Hardy Marquis Salmon No.2 fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, rear tension adjuster, in zip case and a Bruce & Walker “Norway Spey Caster” 3 piece carbon salmon fly rod, 15’, #10/11, in bag (2) £140-240

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Lot No: 040

A Hardy Marquis Salmon No.1 fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, rear tension adjuster, in zip case and a Loomis IMX 2 piece carbon fly rod, 10’, #8, in bag and cloth covered tube (2) £130-180

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Lot No: 041

A Sharpe’s “Featherweight” 2 piece cane brook trout fly rod,

7’, #5, crimson whipped, suction joint, in bag another Sharpe’s “Featherweight” 2 piece rod, 8’, #5/6 and an Ogden Smith “Warrior” 2 piece cane spinning rod (3) £120-160

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Lot No: 042

A Thomas & Thomas “DH1711-4” 4 piece carbon salmon fly rod,

17’, #11, blue silk warps, anodised screw grip reel fitting, as new condition with plastic wrapper still to handle, in bag £180-260

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Lot No: 043

Four J.W. Young’s model 1540 salmon fly reel,

composition handle, chromed foot, rim tension screw and two Orvis carbon trout fly rods; a Performer 9’,  and an Advantage 8’6”, in tubes (6) £80-120

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Lot No: 044

A fine and rare Charlton model 8450C Configurable trout fly reel,

black anodised right hand wind model with multi-perforated drum, counter-balanced rosewood handle, push button drum release button and rear spindle mounted drag adjusting wheel, with #5/6 line rated spool, as new condition and in cloth pouch (see illustration)

£650-950

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Lot No: 045

A scarce Allcock Aerial 7950-T7 double ventilated 3” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin xylonite handles, each flange with twelve ventilation ports, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding optional check button and bar spring check mechanism (replacement nickel silver check retaining screw, backplate stamped circular trade mark and model details, circa 1930 (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 046

A pair of Hardy Princess trout fly reels,

each with ebonite handle, alloy foot, nickel silver “U” shaped two screw line guide, rim mounted screw tension adjuster and compensating check mechanism and a similar pair of Hardy St Aiden sea-trout light salmon reels, light wear to all from normal use (4) £140-240

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Lot No: 047

A Hardy Zenith 3 3/8” wide drummed trout fly reel and spare spool,

ebonite handle, alloy foot, nickel silver “U” shaped two screw line guide, rim mounted screw tension adjuster and compensating check mechanism and a similar Hardy Zenith reel with spare spool and rectangular white metal line guide (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 048

A Hardy Marquis No.3 salmon fly reel,

composition handle, ribbed brass foot, two screw drum latch, rear tension adjuster, light use only, in zip case and Hardy “Graphite Salmon” 4 piece fly rod, 18’, #12, black/scarlet tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, in bag (2)

£130-180

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Lot No: 049

A Hardy Marquis No.3 salmon fly reel,

composition handle, ribbed brass foot, two screw drum latch, rear tension adjuster, light use only, in zip case and Hardy “Graphite Salmon” 3 piece fly rod, 16’, #11, black/scarlet tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, in bag (2)

£120-160

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Lot No: 050

A very rare early S.E. Bogdan model No.1 multiplying salmon fly reel,

black champagne anodised finish right hand wind model with white composition handle on serpentine crank winding arm, 2:! Ratio gearing, black anodised foot, rear seven point graduated check adjuster, milled optional check button and early hexagonal spindle nut with hinged oil port cover, applied rectangular makers plaque and sold with the original fitted pine case, instruction leaflet and suede pouch, some light signs of wear from normal use and a very rare early example dating from circa 1952 with the distinctive rear spindle cover which was later changed to the commonly seen milled circular cap (see Hilyard G: Bogdan,….pgs.48-51) (see illustration) £2000-3000

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Lot No: 051

A Walter Dingley built 3” trout dry fly reel,

caged drum with xylonite handle and brass telephone drum locking latch, brass foot, fixed Mk.II style check mechanism, interior stamped “D.3”, light wear to lead finish only, circa 1920 £130-180

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Lot No: 052

A rare Hardy Perfect Houghton Dry Fly Perfect 2 5/8” wide drummed trout fly reel,

ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw and 1906 calliper check mechanism, slightly contracted drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped central circular logo, wear from normal use only, circa 1908 (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 053

A good Ari’t Hart tippet dispenser,

the black and gold anodised gadget holding four line spools with three circular cut-out ports to each side, milled spindle locking screw and steel vest ring, gold stamped makers logo and in little used condition £120-160

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Lot No: 054

A good Ari’t Hart Rio Orbigo F2 trout fly reel and spare spool,

right hand wind model with silver anodised finish, multi-perforated drum with counter-balanced handle and turn-key release latch, annular line guide, foot with triform stancheon, optional check button and milled rear spindle mounted tension adjuster, numbered “4259”, only very light signs of use and reel in original hide zip pouch £250-450

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Lot No: 055

A good Ari’t Hart Gallatin 2 trout fly reel and spare spool,

left hand wind model, black anodised spool with gold anodised counter-balanced handle and milled drum locking cap, annular steel line guide, triform gold anodised stancheon foot with milled spindle tension adjuster and sliding optional check button, stamped model detail and numbered “446”, excellent condition, in original pouch and zip case (see illustration)

£300-400

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Lot No: 056

A good Ari’t Hart Rio Orbigo F2 trout fly reel and spare spool,

left hand wind model with black anodised finish, multi-perforated drum with counter-balanced handle and turn-key release latch, annular line guide, foot with triform stancheon, optional check button and milled rear spindle mounted tension adjuster, numbered “4043”, excellent condition and in original hide zip pouches £250-450

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Lot No: 057

A fine R.L. Winston Perfect 3 3/8” trout fly reel,

green anodised finish, ivorine handle, polished alloy foot, white metal “U” shaped line guide, milled rim tension screw and compensating check mechanism, perforated drum with milled nickel silver locking screw and faceplate stamped model details, only very light signs of use, in original velvet pouch £250-350

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Lot No: 058

An R.L. Winston “Boron IIe” 4 piece trout fly rod,

8’6”, #5, green silk wraps, elder wood reel seat and nickel silver screw grip fitting, as new condition in bag and original alloy and brass capped tube £160-240

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Lot No: 059

A Sage “ZXL 590-4” 4 piece carbon trout fly rod,

9’, #5, brown silk wraps, wooden reel seat with screw grip alloy fitting, as new condition, in bag and alloy tube

£180-260

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Lot No: 060

A Sage “X-Axis 486-4” 4 piece carbon trout fly rod,

8’6”, #4, green silk wraps, wooden reel seat with nickel silver screw grip fitting, as new condition, in bag and alloy tube

£180-260

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Lot No: 061

An R.L. Winston “LT” 5 piece carbon trout fly rod,

8’6”, #5, green silk whippings, olive wood reel seat and nickel silver screw grip fitting, spigot joints, only very light use, in bag and alloy tube £150-250

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Lot No: 062

A good R.L. Winston Vintage 5/6 limited edition trout fly reel and spare spool,

black/gold anodised model with “S” scroll counter-balanced crank handle, pierced alloy foot, multi-perforated drum and face plates, rear raised thumb tension adjuster, only very light signs of use (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 063

An Abel TR2 trout fly reel and spare spool, c

counter-balanced rosewood handle, multi-perforated drum and rear plate, spring drum release latch, fixed check mechanism, as new condition, in pouches £160-240

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Lot No: 064

A Loop 1.5 Nymph 3 ¼” wide drummed trout fly reel and three spare spools,

  black anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, triform suspension spindle rollers with milled adjuster, light use only and in original pouches £160-240

 

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Lot No: 065

A fine Giorgio Dallari briar wood 3” trout fly reel,

reverse tapered wooden handle, brass foot, one piece cage and milled spindle tension adjuster, each reel is hand made from a single piece of briarwood and is sold  with original leather case and card box, only very light signs of use (see illustration) £200-300

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Lot No: 066

A Hardy Gem Mk.II 5/6 trout fly reel,

blue anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, twin stancheon foot and rear spindle mounted milled tension adjuster, light use only, in neoprene pouch and a Hardy “Ultralite Plus” 3 piece carbon trout fly rod, 9’, #5, blue/gold tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, little used condition, in bag and cloth covered tube (2)

£180-260

 

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Lot No: 067

A Hardy Gem Mk.II 5/6 trout fly reel,

blue anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, twin stancheon foot and rear spindle mounted milled tension adjuster, light use only, in neoprene pouch and a Loomis “GL 3” 4 piece carbon trout fly rod, 9’, #5, anodised screw grip reel fitting, light use only, in bag and cloth covered tube (2) £180-260

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Lot No: 068

A Hardy LRH Lightweight trout fly reel, e

ebonite handle, alloy foot, two screw drum latch, nickel silver “U” shaped line guide, rim tension screw and compensating check mechanism and a matching Hardy Princess trout fly reel, both in as new condition and in zip cases (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 069

A Scierra 3/4 trout fly reel and spare spool,

large arbour drum with counter-balanced handle, milled locking cap and rear tension adjuster and a Michael Evans “Arrowhead” 2 piece carbon trout fly rod, 8’9”, #4/5, wooden reel seat, anodised screw grip fitting, in bag and alloy tube, both in little used condition (2) £120-180

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Lot No: 070

A Peerless 1 ½ trout fly reel,

left hand wind model with black anodised end plates, counter-balanced “S” scroll handle, pierced foot, multi-perforated face and drum plate, rear raised check adjuster, as new condition and in original leather zip case (see illustration)

£250-350

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Lot No: 071

A fine and rare Tom Moran 2 piece (2 tips) cane trout fly rod,

8’, #5, flamed cane with honey/brown tipped silk wraps, crimson/black tipped ferrule whippings, cigar handle with eucalyptus wood seat and nickel silver sliding reel fitting, swollen butt section, snake rings and pitchfork tip rings, numbered 964/3, only very light signs of use and in original bag and leather tube £700-1000

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Lot No: 072

A fine and rare Tom Moran 2 piece (2 tips) cane trout fly rod,

8’, #6, flamed cane with honey/brown tipped silk wraps, crimson/black tipped ferrule whippings, cigar handle with eucalyptus wood seat and nickel silver sliding reel fitting, swollen butt section, snake rings and pitchfork tip rings, numbered 965/10, only very light signs of use and in original bag and leather tube £700-1000

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Lot No: 073

A scarce L.A. Waldron 3” anti-reverse trout fly reel,

 black anodised finish left hand wind model with twin rose wood handles (one with rubber band grips) on “S” scroll winding arm mounted below a knurled tension regulator, one handle acts as an auxiliary drum pressure brake, ventilated drum and rear plate, excellent overall condition and in original cloth pouch £180-260

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Lot No: 074

A scarce L.A. Waldron Travel Fly-Tying Vice,

brushed steel “G” clamp table fitment with brass shaft locking nut, pressure locking rotating jaws with five point star locking nut, as new condition and with shaft extension, sight board, bobbin cradle and original block cloth carry case £250-450

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Lot No: 075

A fine Marryat Marc Petitjean MP-Vice,

contained within  rectangular fitted steel base unit with sliding cover, rotating pressure locking jaws, additional clamp fitting for table mounting, ventilated shaft, various head, bobbin cradle, shaft extension attachments etc., as new condition and in original cordura bag and card case (see illustration)

£300-400

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Lot No: 076

A Stonefly fly-tying travel hold-all

fitted various compartments and plastic cases and holding a very extensive collection of tying materials, Stonefly hook/materials wallet, hooks, dubbing, floss, silks, feathers, hairs etc. (Q) £120-180

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Lot No: 077

A good collection of trout flies

contained in an ethafoam lined double sided wooden case and various pocket boxes including Wheatley alloy and Fox plastic cases, mainly dry fly patterns but also including a good selection of nymphs and shrimp patterns (Q)

£130-180

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Lot No: 078

A fine J.W. Young’s Ray Walton Rolling Pin Mk.II 3 ¾” centre pin/turntable,

black anodised finish, shallow cored drum with six spokes, twin composition handles, twin regulator/release forks, spring locking swivelling alloy foot, rim mounted optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped “S/R 1023”, as new condition, in zip pouch (see illustration) £180-260

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Lot No: 079

A fine Hardy Marksman Specialist Float” 2 piece carbon float rod,

11’10”,   green silk wraps, anodised screw grip reel fitting, stand-off rings, new/unused with plastic wrapper still to handle, in bag and cloth covered tube £160-240

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Lot No: 080

A fine J.W. Young’s John Wilson Heritage narrow drummed 4 ½” trotting reel,

 green anodised finish, shallow cored six spoked drum with twin composition handles and twin regulator/release forks, alloy foot, wire annular line guide, rear optional check lever with bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped “JW 2090”, new/unused condition, in zip pouch (see illustration) £150-250

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Lot No: 081

A fine Hardy “Marksman Specialist Float” 3 piece carbon float rod,

13’, green silk wraps, anodised screw grip reel fitting, stand-off rings, new/unused with plastic wrapper still to handle, in bag and cloth covered tube £160-240

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Lot No: 082

A Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed alloy foot, revolving nickel silver line guide, rim mounted tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism,  drum with knurled nickel silver locking nut, light wear from normal use only, 1950’s

£250-450

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Lot No: 083

A good Hardy Perfect 4” salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, milled nickel silver drum rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, nickel silver knurled drum locking screw, light wear to lead finish from normal use only, 1940’s

£300-400

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Lot No: 084

A 19th Century pigskin salmon fly wallet,

interior fitted parchment leaves and felt dampers and holding a selection of various salmon and loch flies, lacking strap, a black japanned trout dry fly case, fitted five celluloid lidded fly compartments and felt damper, a Hardy Album cast case, an Allcock Smithson fly box and a Sharpe’s brass sea-trout gaff/priest (5) £130-180

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Lot No: 085

A good black japanned trout dry fly reservoir,

 the rectangular case with fall-front door and fitted two sliding drawers each with cream painted interior and twenty lidded compartments, twin ivorine index tabs and brass loop handle, containing a good selection of various trout dry-fly patterns, case with sliding locking pin and brass swing handle, 8 ¼” x 5 ¾” x 2 ¼”, probably made by Malloch’s, circa 1900 (see illustration)

£300-400

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Lot No: 086

A Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, nickel silver rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, drum with milled nickel silver locking screw, wear to finish from normal use only, 1930’s £250-450

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Lot No: 087

A Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

xylonite handle, alloy foot, nickel silver rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, knurled nickel silver drum locking and faceplate neatly block engraved previous owners initials “K.P.”, light wear from normal use only, 1920’s £250-450

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Lot No: 088

A scarce Holtzapffel fly tyer’s table vice,

steel sliding collar locking scissor jaws on slender adjustable shaft with brass “G” clamp table fitting having a milled brass locking screw and adjustable brass bobbin holder,  shaft stamped makers details,  circa 1900 (see illustration) £180-260

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Lot No: 089

A good collection of fly-tying materials,

contained in a large aluminum camera case, wooden chest and other boxes including various tools, hooks, threads, floss, feathers, dubbing et al and two wooden fly boxes holding a quantity of mainly still-water patterns (Q) £90-130

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Lot No: 090

A scarce Hardy No.3 Angler’s Knife,

fitted five various G. Butler, Sheffield steel tools, hinged shackle and nickel silver side plates stamped maker and model details, 1930’s (see illustration) £250-450

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Lot No: 091

A rare Hardy No.4 Angler’s Knife,

fitted seven various G. Butler, Sheffield steel tools, hinged shackle, nickel silver side plates stamped make and model details, 1930’s (see illustration) £280-480

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Lot No: 092

A scarce Hardy H.J.S. alloy bait casting reel,

black anodised finish, 4:1 ratio gearing, reverse tapered ebonite handle on off-set curved crank winding arm mounted above a four point capstan star drag adjuster, rim mounted spool release lever and milled tension screw, ribbed alloy foot, spindle cap stamped “Oil”, rear plate stamped make and model details, light wear to finish only, 1940’s (see illustration) £350-550

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Lot No: 093

A Hardy “Wanless 6lbs” 2 piece cane spinning rod,

8’, green/crimson tipped wraps, green silk inter-whippings, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, 1957, good condition, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 094

A scarce Hardy “Taupo” 3 piece cane trout fly rod,

10’, green silk wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, suction joints, 1961, light use only, in bag £150-250

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Lot No: 095

A good Hardy “Phantom” hollow built 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

8’, #5, black/scarlet tipped whippings, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint, 1963, light use only, in bag

£180-260

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Lot No: 096

A Hardy Marquis No.2 salmon fly reel and spare spool,

composition handle, ribbed brass foot, two screw drum latch and rear tension regulator, light use, in zip cases and a Hardy “Salmon Fly Deluxe” 3 piece carbon salmon fly rod, 13’9”, #9, crimson/scarlet tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, in bag (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 097

A Hardy Marquis No.1 salmon fly reel and two spare spools,

composition handle, alloy foot, two screw drum latch, nickel silver “U” shaped line guide and rear tension regulator, light use, in zip cases and a Hardy “Graphite Salmon Fly” 3 piece salmon rod, 12’, #9, black/scarlet tipped whippings, alloy screw grip reel fitting, in bag (2)

£130-180

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Lot No: 098

A pair of Hardy Marquis No.1 salmon fly reels,

each with composition handle, alloy foot, two screw drum latch, nickel silver “U” shaped line guide and rear tension regulator, light use, in zip cases and a Hardy “Graphite Salmon Fly” 3 piece salmon rod, 12’, #9, black/scarlet tipped whippings, alloy screw grip reel fitting, in bag (3)

£140-240

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Lot No: 099

A Hardy Marquis No.1 salmon fly reel and spare spool,

composition handle, alloy foot, two screw drum latch, nickel silver “U” shaped line guide and rear tension regulator, light use, in zip cases and a Hardy “Salmon Fly Deluxe” 3 piece carbon salmon fly rod, 13’9”, #9, crimson/scarlet tipped wraps, screw grip reel fitting, in bag (2) £130-180

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Lot No: 100

A very rare Hardy Cascapedia 3/0 multiplying salmon fly reel,

black anodised duralumin construction, 1.75:1 ration gearing, reverse taped ebonite handle on serpentine crank winding arm set within an anti-foul rim, ribbed alloy foot, triple cage pillars, one with nickel silver roller, rear plate with milled nickel silver milled sliding optional check adjuster and spindle mounted knurled nickel silver seven point adjuster with red heightened indicator points and hinged spindle cap stamped “Oil”, faceplate inset three circular nickel silver medallions; two with royal coats of arms and one withy model details “The Cascapedia 3/0, Made by Hardy Bros. Ltd., Alnwick, England”, the reel has light overall wear from normal use, mainly to the outer edges of the cage rims, faceplate very lightly scratched previous owners initials “R.N.H.” and is sold with an American (Vom Hofe) style “D” block leather case, lid gilt stamped “Roger N. Heald, Worcester, Mass.”, circa 1937 (see illustration) £4000-6000

** One of the rarest and most sought after collector reels in the Hardy fly range the Cascapedia was produced between1932-1939 with the Duralumin models made in the latter period between 1937-39, factory records show only 19 examples as having been produced during this later production period

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Lot No: 101

A rare early model Hardy Field 2 7/8” trout fly reel,

lipped alloy drum with brass ivorine handle and raised brass spindle boss with domed iron locking screw, brass drum with enlarged core (see Drewett J.: Hardy Brothers.,…. Pg.166), triple brass drum pillars a, bridge foot, fixed check mechanism, backplate stamped enclosed oval and straight line logos and, faceplate stamped model name, light overall wear as you would expect for a reel of this age, circa 1895/6 (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 102

A Hardy “Wye” 3 piece (2 tips) cane salmon fly rod,

12’6”, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy screw grip reel fitting, lockfast joints, some minor re-whips, 1934, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 103

A Hardy “LRH Salmon” 3 piece (2 tips) cane salmon fly rod,

14’, crimson/green tipped silk wraps and green inter-whippings, sliding alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joints, 1934, some crazing, in bag £120-160

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Lot No: 104

A Hardy “No.2 LRH Spinning” 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod,

9’6”, green/scarlet tipped wraps, green inter-whippings, alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joint, 1961, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 105

A scarce Allcock Aerial model 7950-T2 4” narrow drummed centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin ivorine handles and ebonite rear flange, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding optional check button and  calliper spring check mechanism, backplate block engraved make and model details, good overall condition, circa 1915 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 106

A fine Allcock Aerial model 7950-T2 4 ½” wide drummed centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin ivorine handles, front flange stamped “patent”, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding brass optional check adjuster and calliper spring check mechanism, backplate with script engraved make and model details, excellent overall condition, circa 1920 (see illustration) £500-700

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Lot No: 107

A Dingley built 2 ¾” trout fly reel,

solid drum with ivorine handle, brass bridge foot, fixed calliper spring check mechanism,, brass drum locking screw, interior stamped “D.11”, circa 1920 and another Dingley built 3 3/8” trout fly reel, xylonite handle, spring drum latch, red agate line guide (no cracks), adjustable Mk.I style check mechanism, interior stamped “D.6”, circa 1925 both reels in excellent overall condition (2)

` £160-240

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Lot No: 108

A scarce Hardy ebonite 2” trout winch,

tapered horn handle on curved brass crank winding arm with domed steel locking screw, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, handle stamped makers details, a rarely seen model circa 1895 (see illustration) £250-350

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Lot No: 109

A scarce Haywood brass multiplying wide drummed winch,

turned bone handle on off-set curved crank winding arm, rim mounted drum locking lever, riveted block foot pierced two securing holes, triple cage pillars, faceplate stamped makers details, circa 1850

£200-300

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Lot No: 110

A Hardy Brass Faced Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

ex-Hardy museum display item with domed ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and early calliper spring check mechanism, slightly dished drum with four rim cusps and brass locking screw, faceplate stamped open oval and straight line logo’s, light general wear to finish and with museum detail plaque, circa 1900 (see illustration)

£500-800

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Lot No: 111

A Hardy Super Silex 4” bait casting reel,

drum with twin ebonite handles, jewelled bearing and spring release latch, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted ivorine casting trigger and milled nickel silver tension screw with rear quadrant weight indicator, wear from norm

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Lot No: 112

A scarce Ing J. Holm 4 3/8” wide drummed salmon casting reel,

polished alloy drum with recessed faceplate, twin composition handles and telephone release latch, black painted frame, rim casting lever and two further tension controls, backplate stamped patent and makers details, face engraved previous owners details, circa 1930

£160-240

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Lot No: 113

A good Hardy Eureka 3 ½” trotting reel,

shallow cored drum with multi-perforated front plate, twin ebonite handles and nickel silver telephone drum latch, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted nickel silver optional check lever and backplate stamped make and model details, light wear only, 1930’s £180-260

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Lot No: 114

A scarce Malloch left hand wind 3 3/8” alloy side casting reel,

horn handle, swivelling brass foot with integral line guide and spring locking latch, reversible drum, rim mounted optional check lever, faceplate stamped oval logo, circa 1920 £130-180

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Lot No: 115

A rare Coxon Aerial model 4104-T2 3 ½” four spoke centre pin reel,

caged drum with twin ivorine handles and twin regulator/release forks, walnut backplate, brass starback foot, rear sliding optional check button and calliper spring check mechanism, front flange stamped “patent”, wear from normal use, circa 1905 (see illustration)

£600-900

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Lot No: 116

A rare Bob Southwell built “Kennet Perfection” 2 piece cane float rod,

11’6”, crimson inter-whipped, detachable cork handle with sliding alloy reel fittings (lacking rubber butt cap), suction joints, stand-off rings, ink inscribed “Made by Bob Southwell, Kennet Perfection”, very good overall condition, in bag £400-600

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Lot No: 117

A rare Bob Southwell built “Mk.IV Avon” 2 piece cane coarse rod,

10’, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint, twin armed agate lined butt ring, ink inscribed “Bob Southwell Mk.IV Avon”, good condition, in bag £300-500

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Lot No: 118

A rare Bob Southwell built(?) “Richard Walker Mk.IV Carp” 2 piece cane carp rod,

10’, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, “onion” cork handle (minor damage to handle top, spigot joint, ink inscribed “Richard Walker Mk.IV Carp”, although not named as Southwell built the rod has all indication of originating from Captains of Croydon, in bag £250-450

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Lot No: 119

A set of three Daiwa 5500 T Emblem-Z fixed spool “gravel-pit” carp reels,

blue anodised finish, folding wooden handles, full auto-bail arm, rear optional backwind lever and a set of three Fox “Trek” 5 piece carbon travel carp rods, 12’, 2 3/4lbs t/c, screw grip fitting, in bags and plastic tubes, all items in very good overall condition (6)

£200-300

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Lot No: 120

Three Shimano 6010 bait runner reels

and four spare spools, three further Shimao 4000 bait casting reels and six spools and a quantity of various other fixed spool/bait runner reels with spare spools and four multiplier sea reels (Q) £130-230

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Lot No: 121

Twelve various carbon and carp, sea, coarse and game cane rods,

various makers and models including Shimano, Greys, a Mitchell pole et al (12) £100-150

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Lot No: 122

A Hardy LRH Lightweight trout fly reel and spare spool,

brown/gold anodised finish, brass foot, spring drum latch and rim tension regulator, a Hardy St. George 3 3/8” trout fly reel, worn finish, three Hardy Marquis 7 trout reels and two spare spools, worn finish and various other reels and other items including a Farlow Sextile line winder (Q)

£140-180

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Lot No: 123

A good Hardy St George 3” trout fly reel,

ebonite handle, alloy foot, whit3e agate line guide (one hairline crack), two screw drum latch, rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, very light wear to finish only and in original cream card box (see illustration)

£180-260

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Lot No: 124

A Hardy Birmingham 2 ¼” brass trout fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, faceplate with raised two screw spindle boss and stamped early shaded Rod in hand trade mark and enclosed oval logo, light overall wear to finish, circa 1895 £160-240

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Lot No: 125

A Hardy Brass Faced Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel and block leather case,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1906 calliper spring check mechanism, factory fitted brass flange to rim edge (alloy rim with fine hairline crack), drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark and straight line logo , reel retains much of the original lead finish and bronze patina, circa 1906 (see illustration) £450-650

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Lot No: 126

A scarce Hardy Silex Major 3” bait casting reel,

shallow cored drum with twin ebonite handles, jewelled spindle bearing and spring release latch, brass foot, rim mounted ivorine casting bar, milled nickel silver tensions crew and rear ivorine quadrant weight indicator, good overall condition, circa 1930 £180-260

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Lot No: 127

A scarce Heaton brass 2 ½” plate wind trout fly reel,

side plates with relief decoration of angling scenes, horn handle, block foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, circa 1920, more commonly seen as a crank wind version £100-150

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Lot No: 128

A good Abu Ambassadeur 5000c Deluxe bait casting reel,

black/gold plated finish, grooved rims, counter-balanced crank handle, in fitted teak case with spare spool and gold lapel pin, as new condition (see illustration) £280-360

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Lot No: 129

An Abu Ambassadeur 6500-C3 bait casting reel,

graphite finish, twin power handles, as new, in card box and two further Abu Ambassadeur reels; an 8500, blue finish and a 9000, in used condition (3) £80-120

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Lot No: 130

A fine Hardy Fortuna 7” sea centre pin reel,

polished alloy drum, twin reverse tapered ebonite handles on bronze cross-bar winding arm mounted above a six point capstan star drag wheel, brass block foot, Andreas patent anti-reverse mechanism, fixed check, reel is in excellent overall condition and seems in unused condition, 1950’s (see illustration)

£600-900

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Lot No: 131

A good Hardy “No.2 Saltwater” big game cane rod,

6’9”, crimson whippings, detachable handle with brass screw grip reel fitting and greenheart butt, stand-off rings, roller tip eye, studlock joint, 1957, light use only, in bag £200-300

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Lot No: 132

A Hardy “Knockabout” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

9’6”, green inter-whipped, alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joint, 1941, restored, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 133

A Hardy “Crown Houghton” 3 piece (2 tips) cane trout fly rod,

10’, green silk inter-whipped, alloy screw grip reel fitting, reversible butt spear, lockfast joints, 1921, good overall condition, in later Hardy bag £120-180

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Lot No: 134

A Holland & Wilkinson 4 ¾” alloy centre pin trotting reel,

brown enameled finish, shallow cored drum with twin rosewood handles and milled spindle locking nut, stancheon foot and twin rear optional check levers with bar spring check mechanisms, as new condition in silk lined fitted mahogany box £140-240

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Lot No: 135

A scarce Fred Crouch Platinum limited edition 4 ½” wide drummed centre pin reel,

platinum anodised finish, caged and six spoked drum with twin composition handles and twin regulator/release forks, chrome stancheon foot, rear optional check button and bar spring check mechanism, as new condition and in teak box, with Certificate of Authenticity no. 112 (see illustration) £150-250

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Lot No: 136

A J.W. Young Purist II 2041 4” narrow drum trotting reel,

bronze anodised finish, caged and six spoked shallow cored drum with twin composition handles, B.P. line guide, stancheon foot, rear optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped S/R 1124, as new condition and in fitted teak box £160-240

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Lot No: 137

A fine Sharpe’s “Carp” 2 piece carp rod,

10’, scarlet inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, onion” cork handle, suction joint, new/unused condition with plastic wrapper still to handle, in bag £140-180

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Lot No: 138

An Aspindale “Trudale Deluxe” 3 piece cane float rod,

12’, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joints, stand-off rings, excellent condition, in bag

£100-150

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Lot No: 139

A fine and rare Edward Barder “Chris Yates Carp Crawler” 2 piece cane carp stalking rod,

8’3”, scarlet/black tipped silk wraps, nickel silver screw grip reel fitting with rosewood seat, full open bridge rings, suction joint, made in 1994 and with previous owners detail ink inscribed, superb overall condition and a most sought after model by the UK’s leading rod maker, in bag £800-1200

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Lot No: 140

A rare Allcock Aerial Match model 9053-T1 4” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked polished light alloy drum with perforated front flange (ten holes), twin composition handles and twin release/regulator forks, B.P. line guide, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding brass optional check button and bar spring check mechanism, black painted backplate stamped Stag trade mark, make and model details, painted finish with some wear, rare reel made 1939-40 only (see illustration) £700-1000

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Lot No: 141

A fine collection of sixteen hand-made floats

by various makers; four by Andrew Field, four by Paul Cook, two by Andy Batchelor, four initialed “B.J.” and painted angling scenes and two unnamed quill floats, various models including avons, wagglers, grayling bobs and quills, fourteen contained in a wooden box (16) £200-300

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Lot No: 142

A pair of Hardy Marquis No.3 salmon fly reels and spare spool,

each with composition handle, ribbed brass foot, two screw drum latch and rear tension regulator and a similar Marquis No.2 salmon fly reel, light wear from normal use, in zip cases (3)

£130-180

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Lot No: 143

Four Abu Ambassadeur bait casting reels,

6500c with spare spool, 6000c with spare spool, 5500c with spare spool, worn  and a 2500c, in original black rexine cases (4) £120-160

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Lot No: 144

A collection of various tackle

including a cantilevered lure caser holding a good collection of devons and other baits and terminal tackle, various other baits in various boxes, a Hardy salmon gaff, floats, a Mitchell 300 fixed spool reel and spare spool, A “Dover” greenheart boat rod, in bag and various other items (Q) £100-150

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Lot No: 145

A Hardy “No.1 LRH Spinning” 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod,

9’6”, green/crimson tipped wraps, green inter-whipped, alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joint, 1956, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 146

A Hardy “No.2 LRH Spinning” 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod,

9’6”,  green/crimson tipped wraps, green inter-whipped, alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joint, 1962, in bag

£100-150

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Lot No: 147

A set of three Lt. Col. Oborne “AJC Nocturnal” 2 piece cane sea-trout fly rods,

10’, gold/black tipped silk wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, suction joint, all in very good condition, in bags (3) £150-250

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Lot No: 148

A Hardy No.1 Corbett” 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod,

9’6”, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy screw grip reel fitting, studlock joint, 1946 and A Sharpe’s 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod, 9’6”, crimson wraps, in bags (2) £120-160

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Lot No: 149

A Sharpe’s “Eighty Five” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

8’5”, gold/crimson tipped wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, staggered ferrule, a Sharpe’s  2 piece (2 tips) cane trout fly rod, 9’ and two further cane trout fly rods by Walker Bampton, in bags (4) £140-180

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Lot No: 150

A fine and rare Hardy Barton 3 ¼” trout fly reel and block leather case,

reverse tapered ebonite handle, off-set ribbed brass foot, three screw drum release latch, white metal rectangular line guide, milled nickel silver rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, reel interior stamped “J.S. (Jimmy Smith), the reel is in exceptionally fine condition, retaining all the original dark leaded finish and with no trace of a line ever having been placed on the drum, a superb example of this scarce collectors fly reel made 1935-39 only (see illustration) £2000-3000

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Lot No: 151

A scarce Hardy Houghton Dry Fly Perfect 2 5/8” wide drummed trout fly reel,

ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw and early calliper check mechanism, slightly contracted drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark, open oval and straight line logos, wear to finish from normal use, circa 1900 (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 152

A Farlow Regal 3 ½” wide drummed alloy salmon fly reel,

 xylonite handle, brass foot, rim strapped tension screw and unusual twin pressure braking mechanism, fixed check, faceplate stamped Holdfast logo, make and model details, light wear, 1920’s

£120-160

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Lot No: 153

A Hardy rectangular oak Spintac lure box,

interior fitted various compartments and with twin cast compartments to lid interior, applied oval nickel silver trade plaque, hasp lock and another similar Hardy Spintac case, both holding a selection of various baits, mounts and weights, 1950’s (2) £140-240

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Lot No: 154

An un-named angler’s knife,

fitted nine Ibberson of Sheffield stainless steel tools, , hinged shackle and one side plate stamped Limerick hook gauge and another angler’s knife, fitted five tools, hinged shackle and side plates stamped hook gauge and inch measure (2) £130-160

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Lot No: 155

A very rare Allcock 1 ¾” glass bait,

the fish shaped lure with double sided facet cut glass panels claw mounted to nickel silver plate with twin head spinning vanes and head and tail loops, excellent condition, circa 1880 (see illustration) £1500-2500

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Lot No: 156

A rare James Ogden gilt metal 1 ½” bait,

the fish shaped lure with open spiral body and triple tail mounted spinning vanes, stamped Ogden’s Premier Registered”, two sided mounted and one rear fly treble hook and swivel eye head, circa 1900

£350-550

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Lot No: 157

A rare un-named Gregory 3 ½” nickel silver fish shaped lure,

the half bodied bait with amber/black spot glass eye and incised fin/tail decoration mounted on weighted revolving spindle with rear treble hook and spring loop swivel attachment, body interior stamped Reg. 4235921, circa 1880 (see illustration) £1200-1600

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Lot No: 158

A Hardy Uniqua 3 3/8” trout fly reel,

ivorine handle, brass foot, nickel silver horseshoe drum latch and fixed calliper spring check mechanism, faceplate stamped make and model details, circa 1910 and a Hardy Uniqua 3 1/8” reel, ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, two screw latch, Mk.II fixed check, 1950’s in cream card box (2) £160-240

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Lot No: 159

A Forrest, Kelso patent drag 4 ¼” salmon fly reel,

winding plate with domed ivorine handle and spindle mounted milled tension adjusting screw, , pierced bridge foot, quadruple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, faceplate stamped make and model details, circa 1895 £130-180

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Lot No: 160

A rectangular oak salmon fly reservoir,

interior fitted six lift-out trays, each with nickel silver spring fly clips and holding a good selection of 174 fully dressed salmon irons including large, low water flies and 24 gut-eyed examples, case with recessed brass swing handle and lid interior with (later) inset ivorine Forrest of Kelso trade plaque, 13” x 10” x 6” (see illustration)  £1300-1800

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Lot No: 161

A Robertson, Glasgow 4” Perfect style salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, brass foot, , milled rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism,1920’s and a Farlow’s “Cairnton” 3 piece (2 tips) cane salmon fly rod, 12’, blue silk wraps, Sliding alloy reel fitting, lockfast joints, in bag (2) £140-240

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Lot No: 162

A Hardy Exalta Mk.II fixed spool reel and spare spool,

turned ebonite handle, swivelling alloy foot, sliding anti-reverse button and full bail arm, a Hardy “Featherweight trout fly reel, two screw latch, alloy foot, adjustable compensating check mechanism, as new condition, in card box and a Hardy nickel silvered oil bottle, screw cap (3)

£150-250

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Lot No: 163

A Hardy Bouglé Centenary Lightweight Mk.V 3 ¼” trout fly reel,

multi-perforated drum and fac3eplate, treen handle, green anodised cage, triple raised pillars (one roller), pierced alloy foot, adjustable compensating check mechanism, milled nickel silver drum screw, new2/unused condition, in pouch and card box (see illustration)

£200-300

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Lot No: 164

An Abu Ambassadeur 30 big game multiplier reel,

black composition end plates, stainless steel cage, “T” bar crank winding arm, sliding drag adjuster, rear optional check lever and milled drum tension regulator, as new condition, in original black rexine case, case a.f. £130-180

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Lot No: 165

A scarce Hardy Brass faced Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1906 calliper check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark and straight line logo, polished finish, circa 1906 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 166

A collection of various reels

including; a Young’s 3 ¾” Windex centre pin reel, a Dam Quick 3000 fixed spool reel, another 2000 model, an Allcock Delmatic fixed spool reel, a Mitchell 330 Otomatic fixed spool reel, four various other Mitchell reels, two brass reels, lacking winding knobs and various other items including a Hardy Fibalite 7/8lbs spinning rod, 8’, a Hardy gaff, tailer and trout net (Q) £130-180

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Lot No: 167

A Davenport & Fordham Farstrike “MK.IV Carp” 2 piece cane carp rod,

10’, crimson/gold tipped silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint and a Chapman “500” 2 piece cane coarse rod, 10’, crimson whippings, detachable cork handle, both in good condition, in bags (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 168

A Cambrian Fly Fisher’s 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

8’9” , #7, black/scarlet tipped silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint (Hardy Koh-i-Noor blank) and a Greys “Supreme” 2 piece cane trout fly rod, 9’, #6, black/scarlet tipped wraps, alloy sliding reel fittings,  both in excellent condition, in bags (2) £140-240

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Lot No: 169

A Hardy Sea Silex 5” sea centre pin reel,

solid drum (no perforations) with twin reverse tapered ebonite handles and nickel silver telephone release latch, brass foot, rim mounted ivorine brake lever, three further casting controls and rear ivorine quadrant weight indicator, backplate stamped make and model details, circa 1930 £350-550

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Lot No: 170

A scarce Hardy Fortuna 5” big game centre pin reel,

twin reverse tapered ebonite handles on brass cross-bar winding arm mounted below a milled tension wheel, brass block foot, rear nickel silver optional check lever, Andreas patent anti-reverse mechanism, backplate stamped make and model details, good overall condition, circa 1930 (see illustration) £500-800

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Lot No: 171

A scarce Hardy Coquet 5” sea centre pin reel,

walnut drum with twin horn handles and milled nickel silver spindle tension adjuster with domed locking screw, brass stancheon foot, stamped enclosed oval logo, very good condition, circa 1911 £300-400

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Lot No: 172

A Hardy Hercules 2 ¾” brass trout fly reel,

 ivorine handle on raised faceplate, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, faceplate stamped open oval logo, light wear from normal use only, circa 1895 £200-300

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Lot No: 173

A rare Hardy Bethune line winder,

four brass flared and threaded arms mounted onto spring loaded spindle with horn handle on curved brass crank winding arm, ogee shaped support and tapered wooden handle with brass “W” reel fitting, handle stamped makers details, good condition, circa 1900 (see illustration) £200-300

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Lot No: 174

A Hardy Nottingham 4” walnut centre pin reel,

drum with twin domed horn handles, dished recess and brass telephone drum latch, Bickerdyke line guide, brass starback foot with sliding optional check button and stamped makers details, circa 1900

£200-300

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Lot No: 175

A fine Bambridge rectangular oak salmon fly reservoir,

burgundy velvet lined interior with two lift-out trays and base fitted bars of nickel silver spring clips and holding a selection of 130 fully dressed salmon irons including 19 Hardy(?) Ce-brit reticulated flies, lid interior with applied oval brass trade plaque, 11” x 8 ½” x 4”, circa 1910 (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 176

An Abel Super 6 trout fly reel,

black anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, ventilated spool and cage, pieced foot, rear spindle mounted tension adjuster, as new condition, in pouch and original card box £160-240

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Lot No: 177

A Bogdan style 3 ¼” alloy trout fly reel,

black/champagne anodised finish, multi-perforated face and drum plates, counter-balanced “S” scroll crank winding arm, pierced foot, rear tension regulator and milled spindle cap, light wear from normal use (see illustration) £200-300

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Lot No: 178

A fine Tom Moran No. 847/10 2 piece cane brook trout fly rod,

7’, honey silk wraps, olive wood reel seat with nickel silver fittings, suction joint, swollen butt section, snake eyes, hayfork tip ring, as new condition in bag, alloy tube and with additional leather travel tube £600-900

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Lot No: 179

A fine and rare R.W. Summer model 856 2 piece (2 tips) flamed cane trout fly rod,

8’, #5/6, mid –tan/black tipped silk wraps, wooden reel seat with screw grip  nickel silver fittings, suction ferrule, only very light use and in original bag and brass capped alloy tube, (r.r.p. $2245) £800-1200

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Lot No: 180

A good Bill Ballan Classic Trout fly reel,

black/gold anodised finish, counter-balanced handle on serpentine crank winding arm,. Set with an anti-foul rim, triple raised drum pillars, block foot, fixed check mechanism, rear milled spindle cap stamped makers details, light wear only, in fitted teak case and with additional leather “D” case (see illustration)

£200-300

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Lot No: 181

A Hardy Marquis No.3 salmon fly reel,

composition handle, alloy foot, two screw drum latch, rear tension regulator, as new condition in box and zip case and a David Norwich 3 piece carbon salmon fly rod, 15’9”, #10/11, crimson whippings, detachable handle, in bag and tube (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 182

A pair of Hardy Featherweight trout fly reels,

each with composition handle, two screw latch, alloy foot, nickel silver “U” line guide, rim tension screw and compensating check mechanism, only very light signs of use, in neoprene pouches and card boxes (2)

` £140-180

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Lot No: 183

A Hardy Marquis Disc #5 trout fly reel,

composition handle, two screw latch, alloy foot, rear tension regulator, as new condition, in zip case and card box and a Sage “RPL+” 2 piece carbon trout fly rod, 9’6”, #6, anodised screw grip reel fitting, only very light use, in bag and alloy tube (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 184

A Waterworks Lamson Litespeed 3 trout fly reel,

grey anodised finish, large arboured drum with composition handle, pierced foot and rear spindle mounted tension regulator, as new condition in pouch and card box and a Marcus Warwick “Diplomat” 2 piece carbon trout fly rod, 9’6”, #7, in bag and tube (2) £150-250

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Lot No: 185

A Waterworks Lamson Litespeed 3 trout fly reel,

grey anodised finish, large arboured drum with composition handle, pierced foot and rear spindle mounted tension regulator, as new condition in pouch and card box and a Sage “”GFL 7100RP” 2 piece carbon trout fly rod, 10’, #7, wooden reel seat, screw grip alloy fitting, in bag and alloy tube (2)

£150-250

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Lot No: 186

A Hardy Ultralite 6000 DD #6/7 trout fly reel and spare spool,

large arboured reel with graphite anodised finish, counter-balanced handle, skeletal cage and drum, rear spindle mounted tension adjuster, as new condition, both in pouch and card box

£140-240

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Lot No: 187

A quantity of various trout and salmon flies

contained in various Wheatley, Fox and other boxes, a small quantity of fly tying materials, a table clamp vice, various fly lines and other fly related items (Q) £120-160

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Lot No: 188

A pair of Simms gortex chest waders,

size L, a pair of Simms felt soled wading boots, 11, a Simms fishing vest X/XL, a pair of Gybe chest waders, a Hardy canvas and leather trimmed bag, an Orvis scoop net and various other items (Q) £120-160

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Lot No: 189

An Orvis CFO III trout fly reel and spare spool,

composition handle, two screw drum latch, alloy foot, fixed check mechanism and a Thomas & Thomas “VE 863-3” 3 piece carbon trout fly rod, 8’6”, #3, anodised screw grip reel fitting, in bag and alloy tube (2)

£160-240

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Lot No: 190

A Hardy LRH Lightweight trout fly reel, e

composition handle, two screw latch, alloy foot, nickel silver “U” shaped line guide, rim tension screw and compensating check mechanism, light use only in zip case and a Marcus Warwick “Superlight” 2 piece carbon trout fly rod, 8’6”, #4/5, wooden reel seat, nickel silver screw grip fitting, in bag and tube (2) £130-180

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Lot No: 191

A Nautilus FWX 7/8 trout fly reel,

large arbour drum with counter-balanced handle, spring release latch and rear mounted spindle tension adjuster, as new in pouch and card box and a Marshall “Stillwater Trout” 2 piece carbon fly rod, 9’, #8, light use, in bag (2)

£100-150

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Lot No: 192

A Hardy Marquis 7 multiplier reel and four spare spools,

composition handle on circular drive plate, alloy foot, nickel silver “U” line guide and rear tension regulator and a Sage “Z-Axis” 4 piece carbon trout fly rod, 9’6”, #7, anodised screw grip reel fitting, light use only, in bag and alloy tube (2) £180-260

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Lot No: 193

A rare Orvis 1874 Patent 2 7/8” nickel silvered narrow drummed trout fly winch,

  turned ebonite handle on tapered straight crank winding arm, multi-perforated end plates and drum, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, backplate stamped makers details, circa 1890 (see illustration) £300-400

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Lot No: 194

A Hardy Uniqua 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

ivorine handle, brass foot, nickel silver oval drum release latch stamped “Oil”, fixed calliper spring check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and stamped makers details, circa 1910 and a Hardy Uniqua 3 1/8” trout fly reel, ebonite handle, brass foot, nickel silver horseshoe drum latch and adjustable Mk.II check mechanism, 1920’s, light wear only to both (2) £150-250

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Lot No: 195

A fine Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” 1912 salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tensions crew with Turk’s head locking nut and 1912 check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped central circular logo, excellent overall condition,  circa 1912 (see illustration)

£500-800

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Lot No: 196

A Hardy Silex 4 ½” wide drummed bait casting reel, caged

drum with twin ivorine handles on shaped alloy cross-bar arm and spring release latch, brass bridge foot, cut-away rim section, rim mounted casting trigger, optional check lever and milled nickel silver tension screw, rear plate stamped make and model details, only light wear to lead finish, circa 1899 £150-250

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Lot No: 197

A rare Hardy Fortuna 4 ¼” fly/centre pin big game reel,

twin reverse tapered ebonite handles on brass cross-bar arm mounted below a milled tension wheel with domed brass drum locking screw, brass block foot, rear nickel silver optional check lever, Andreas patent anti-reverse mechanism, rear plate stamped make and model details, wear to finish from normal use and a rarely seen model, circa 1928 (see illustration)

£2000-3000

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Lot No: 198

A rare Hardy Patent Farne Ebona 5 ¼” sea centre pin reel,

solid ebonite drum with twin bulbous ivorine handles on nickel silver elliptical mounts and brass telephone release latch, nickel silver Bickerdyke line guide, rim mounted ivorine Silex action brake lever and optional check lever, nickel silvered cruciform foot stamped makers details and backplate stamped model name, very good overall condition, circa 1910 (see illustration)

£450-650

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Lot No: 199

A Hardy Perfect 3 ½ salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, ribbed brass foot, rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, drum with knurled nickel silver locking nut and reel interior with applied alloy retailers trade plaque for W.H. Tisdall of New Zealand, light wear to lead finish only, circa 1930 £300-400

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Lot No: 200

An extremely rare Hardy 1894 Brass Perfect 4” salmon fly reel,

faceplate with very rarely seen domed drum locking screw, ivory handle and the most unusual and previously unseen stamping of the Rod in Hand trade mark set within the circular 612 patent details, twin stancheon foot pierced with five holes, full nickel silver wire line guide with four pillars, strapped rim tension screw and early calliper spring check mechanism, open ball race with phosphor bronze bearings, slightly dished drum with large and small perforations and central recessed well, reel is in excellent overall condition and retains much of the original bronze patina, for details of the rarely seen faceplate locking screw see Drewett J: Hardy Brothers… pgs.126/7, where this actual example is illustrated at the top of the pages, reel is in a later Farlow block leather case (see illustration) £8000-12000

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Lot No: 201

A good Hardy Brass Faced Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, nickel silver line guide, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1906 calliper spring check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark and straight line logo, light wear from normal use only, circa 1906, in Hardy Selvyt reel bag (see illustration)

£600-900

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Lot No: 202

A collection of approximately 120 examples of Halford’s New Development Pattern trout dry flies,

tied by Hardy ‘s circa 1900, contained in two plastic fly boxes with pattern names and numbers to each compartment and four Hardy metal edge card fly boxes advertising Halford 1904 Patter flies £150-250

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Lot No: 203

A fine collection of thirty eight Kelson “Land and Water Salmon Flies” cards,

dating from 1886-1902, each card with hand coloured named fly pattern comprising 10 cards from first series, 6 from second series, 4 from third series and 18 from fourth series, contained within a modern album and sold with the 1993 Fly Fisher’s Classic Library copy of the book £800-1200

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Lot No: 204

A rectangular oak salmon fly reservoir holding a fine collection of 105 Hardy fully dressed salmon flies,

various patterns and sizes, the majority from c.1927 including Popham, Duncalfe, Inky Boy, Childers, Captain, Colonel, Black Doctor, Black Goldfinch, Black Dog, Childers et al, also included are a small number of earlier gut eyed examples, the case having eight lift out compartmentalised trays, each with applied printed name plate and some with cutting illustrations of the fly patterns from the Hardy 1927 Angler’s Guide, case with hinged cover and brass swing carrying handle £350-550

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Lot No: 205

A scarce Hardy Silex Multiplier 2 ¾” bait casting reel,

ebonite handle on off-set circular winding plate, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted ivorine casting bar trigger, milled tension screw and rear mounted ivorine quadrant weight indicator, faceplate stamped make and model details, light wear from normal use only, circa 1928 (see illustration)

£600-900

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Lot No: 206

A scarce Hardy Perfect 3 3/8” trout fly reel,

 ivorine handle, brass foot, milled nickel silver rim tension screw and 1912 check mechanism, contracted drum with four rim cusps and knurled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped central circular logo, light wear to finish from normal use, circa 1915 £300-500

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Lot No: 207

A good Hardy Perfect 3 ¾” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1912 heavy duty check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and knurled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped central circular logo, light wear to finish from normal use only, circa 1912

£300-500

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Lot No: 208

A rare S.F. Bogdan model 300 multiplying salmon fly reel and spare spool,

black anodised right hand wind model, 2:1 ratio gearing, counter-balanced serpentine crank handle, alloy foot, rear milled optional check button and nine point tension regulator, applied rectangular trade plaque, wear to finish from normal use (see illustration)

£1200-1800

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Lot No: 209

A scarce Hardy Waistcoat Pocket Fly Oil Bottle,

the lozenge shaped bottle with relief maker’s details, bakelite capped cork stopper and brush applicator, in original Hardy card box, circa 1925 £140-240

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Lot No: 210

the glass cylindrical bottle with yew wood stopper,

the glass cylindrical bottle with yew wood stopper, leather button tab and spring operated sponge applicator, with original Farlow (retailer) card box and paper instruction slip, circa 1920 (see illustration) £150-250

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Lot No: 211

A C. Farlow leather trout fly wallet,

fitted parchment leaves, felt dampers and end pouch pockets and holding a good selection of trout flies to gut, hasp latch, circa 1885 and another similar, smaller un-named wallet also holding a selection of trout flies to gut casts (2) £90-130

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Lot No: 212

A scarce F.M. Walbran May-Fly black japanned rectangular fly box,

interior fitted felt fly pads and tweezer holder, lid with applied oval brass trade label, holding a small section of mayflies and a large rectangular black japanned dry-fly box, cream piante3d interior fitted forty lidded compartments, probably by Malloch’s, (2)

£150-250

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Lot No: 213

An extremely rare Francis Francis companion wallet

to the book A Book on Angling (1867),  the Farlow (retailers) black leather tooled wallet with six double side fly and cast pages, each with facing text page printed with months March – September and pattern details and how best to fish them for each of the opposing fly pouches, holding a selection of the original flies to gut casts, end pouch cast pockets, two felt damper pads, title page with a printed Introduction giving advice and detail on fishing of the accompanying flies, with a few words of advice for the young Angler, the last paragraph details “.. If the angler wants to know any more about the list of flies I have given, or to learn how I recommend them to be dressed, he must consult my “Book of Angling”, rear parchment page stamped retailers details, wrap-around strap, circa 1885 £600-900

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Lot No: 214

A scarce Meryweather’s Companion Wallet

to the Fly-Fisher’s Entomology by Alfred Ronalds, the tan leather wallet with wrap-around strap and fitted 47 stitched velum fly pockets with pattern detail and best time to fish printed on opposing parchment leaves, twin felt dampers and end pouch cast pocket, wallet contains an excellent selection of the original flies to gut casts, lacking only section 42, the Whirling Blue Dun, circa 1890

£200-400

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Lot No: 215

A scarce Foster’s Spiral 1 ¾” spinning bait,

Indian rubber open spiral body painted brown trout decoration, rear mounted treble hook and box swivel head mount, circa 1895 (see illustration) £200-300

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Lot No: 216

A Fishing Gazette Spinner mounted on 3 ¼” Allcock mahseer spoon,

the six blade spinning propeller head with box swivel mount, spoon with rear treble and single head mounted hook, spoon stamped makers details, circa 1900 (see illustration)

£400-600

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Lot No: 218

An un-named Gregory 2 ¼” nickel silvered lure,

the hollow fish shaped bait with incised scale decorations, twin head spinning vanes, relief fins, rear gimp mounted flying treble hook and box swivel head mount, retailed through A.B. Leidesdorffska as the model 114/1 Dubbla Metall-Fiskar (Double Metal Fish), a rarely seen lure, circa 1880 (see illustration) £700-1000

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Lot No: 219

An Allcock Fishing Gazette Spinner spoon bait,

the 2” blade with mounted six blade propeller head, revolving weighted spindle, rear treble hook, loop eye with clear glass stop bead, circa 1900 £300-500

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Lot No: 220

A fine and rare S. Allcock & Co. salesman’s lure display case and contents,

the rectangular oak case with double sided display of thirty eight early baits stitch mounted on white paper printed trade boards with feint ink inscribed pattern detail and including XX Gregory baits; a 3” white metal Flexible Jointed; 3 ½” Paragon with amber/black spot glass eyes; a 2 ¼” Cleopatra and an unusual one sided 2 ½” Clipper bait (made for display purposes); a 3 ¼” gutta percha Caledonia bait, a  2 ½” Colorado spoon, a 2” weighted spoon, Hearder 1 ¾” Angel minnow; a 2 ¼” Protean curved bait; a 1 ¾” Allies Pectoral bait, two Livesey metal curved baits, three silk Phantom minnows (one a.f.), various horn, split metal and Soleskin minnow baits, a rubber frog bait, a Carswell rubber worm and ten various insect baits including hoppers, cockchafer, ladybird, wasp et el, one lure (a Protean?) is lacking from the display though the hooks, mount and tail remain, the case measures 13” x 10 ¼” x 1 ½” overall, circa 1890 (see illustration) £6000-9000

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Lot No: 221

A scarce McCririck of Ayr Victorian folding handle salmon gaff,

long Firth steel gaff head with collared spring locking knuckle and turned rosewood handle with point recess, collar stamped makers details, circa 1880 £120-160

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Lot No: 222

A good Hardy Neroda bakelite waistcoat trout fly box,

tortoiseshell finish, interior fitted chenille bars and holding a good selection of trout and grayling flies and a similar oxblood Neroda box also holding a good selection of flies, 1940’s (2) £140-180

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Lot No: 223

A fine 19th Century rosewood float and line winder,

turned bone spindles, in original leather case circa 1840, a collection of twelve various early floats, including a Zephyr, a wooden float case and a Wanless tackle releaser (Q) £150-250

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Lot No: 224

A good Ari’t Hart tippet dispenser,

the black and gold anodised gadget holding four line spools with three circular cut-out ports to each side, milled spindle locking screw, gold stamped makers logo and in original suedette pouch and an Ari’t Hart, rectangular burgundy anodised receiver with flip-up lid and central grease well, face red stamped ATH logo, nylon mesh strap (2) £130-180

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Lot No: 225

A fine S.E. Bogdan 3 ¼” Trout #5 fly reel,

black/champagne anodised finish, right hand wind model with multi-perorated front drum and faceplate, serpentine crank winding arm with counter-balanced composition handle, fixed check mechanism, pierced foot, rear plate with milled alloy spindle cap and applied alloy rectangular trade plaque, reel in overall little used condition (see illustration) £900-1300

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Lot No: 226

A fine P. Blakeley “Lee Wulff Midge” 2 piece cane trout rod,

6’, #7, blue silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, only very lightly used, in bag and alloy tube £150-250

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Lot No: 227

A good J.K. Wheeldon “Col.1” 2 piece flamed cane brook trout,

6’6”, #5, crimson silk wraps, wooden reel seat and sliding alloy fitting, suction joint, swollen butt section, made 1992, only very light use, in bag and alloy tube £150-250

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Lot No: 228

A fine Partridge “ST 188F2” 2 piece cane brook trout fly rod,

5’, #4, with spare shorter tip to make a 4’6” rod, brown/gold tipped wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, staggered ferrule, as new condition, in bag £130-180

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Lot No: 229

A 19th century steel weed cutter,

twin folding tines, one barbed and one bladed, screw fitting and on Hardy bamboo and brass mounted handle, a 19th Century folding steel salmon gaff head on flamed bamboo handle and a Hardy bamboo and brass capped gaff/net handle (3) £130-180

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Lot No: 230

A fine Edwardian rectangular oak fly dresser’s box,

interior fitted compartmentalised lift out tray and lower materials section holding twenty nine ink inscribed white card boxes of miscellaneous feathers and dubbings including blue chatterer, bustard, Indian crow, jungle cock et al, upper section holding various tools, silks, tinsels, hooks etc., brass carrying handle to top and lock with brass shield escutcheon, 20” x 6” x 4” overall, circa 1910 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 231

A highly impressive Victorian salmon fly dressers wallet of large proportions,

the 11” x 9” x 6” hide case gilt stamped “J.W.” and fitted with 43 double sided parchment leaves holding an extraordinarily large collection of tying materials including rare feathers; blue chatterer, cottinga, quetzal, Indian crow, toucan, golden dove, jungle cock, parrot (various), flamingo, bustard, bull bull and many, many other feathers from various species, the rear of the wallet has twenty four pockets for tinsel/ribbing spools and holds three turned ivory and ten boxwood spools holding various silver, gold and other ribbing materials, all spools ink inscribed “J.W.”, to the front of the wallet are further sections holding hanks of various silks and a comprehensive range of various mohair and seals fur dubbings, leather end panels with stitched leather tool holders, wrap-around securing strap, circa 1860 (see illustration) £3000-4000

** As the above originated from the Scottish border region, it is a possibility that this comprehensively stocked wallet was formerly the property of James Wright of Sprouston on Tweed, inventor of the Silver Doctor

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Lot No: 232

A Hardy Perfect 3 1/8” trout fly reel,

ivorine handle, alloy foot, white gate line guide (hairline cracks), milled rim tension screw and Mk.I check mechanism, faceplate stamped early Duplicated Mk.II details and central circular logo, drum engraved previous owners initials, light wear from normal use, circa 1920 £180-260

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Lot No: 233

A Hardy Silex No.2 4” bait casting reel,

slotted core drum with twin ivorine handles, three screw spring latch, cut-away rim section, brass foot, ivorine rim mounted casting trigger and knurled tension screw, circa 1913 and another Hardy Silex No.2 3 ½” bait casting reel, spring release latch, twin ivorine handles, strapped rim tension screw and ivorine casting trigger, circa 1920 (2) £180-260

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Lot No: 234

A Julius Vom Hofe 3” raised pillar trout fly reel,

ebonite and nickel silver construction, counter-balanced handle on “S” scroll winding arm, bridge foot, triple raised drum pillars, fixed check mechanism, reel is in overall used condition, 1920’s

£160-240

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Lot No: 235

A very rare David Plowman Royal Aerial 4 ½” wide drummed centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin tapered ivorine handles and ventilated flanges, pierced brass stancheon foot, rim mounted ivorine handled optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, backplate stamped model name and “Plowman No.32”, reel is in as new condition and one of the most sought after modern centre pin reels on the market today (see illustration) £1500-2500

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Lot No: 236

A fine Edward Barder “The No.7 Bishop Carp Rod” 2 piece hand built cane carp rod,

11’, green silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, agate lined tip and butt eyes and full-open bridge rings throughout, ink inscribed previous owners name, excellent overall condition, in original bag £700-1000

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Lot No: 237

A B. James “Kennet Perfection” 2 piece cane float rod,

11’6”, crimson silk intern-whipped, detachable cork handle with sliding alloy reel fittings and “onion” final”, suction joints, stand-off rings, London transfer label, excellent overall condition, in bag

£200-300

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Lot No: 238

A Hardy “No.1 Wallis Avon” 3 piece (2 tips) whole and built cane float rod,

11’, broad green/crimson tipped silk inter-whipped, sliding alloy screw grip reel fittings, studlock joints, good overall condition, in bag £140-240

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Lot No: 239

A J.W. Young’s Bob James model 2080 4 ½” wide drummed centre pin reel,

 grey anodised finish, caged and six spoked drum with twin composition handles and twin release/regulator forks, pierced alloy stancheon foot, rim mounted optional check lever and bar spring check mechanism, interior stamped “BJ 0362”, new/unused condition and in original card box £160-240

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Lot No: 240

A very rare Hardy Brass faced Perfect 3 7/8” trout/light salmon fly reel,

very early example with waisted drum pillars, ivorine handle, brass foot (neatly reduced), strapped nickel silver rim tension screw and early calliper spring check mechanism, contracted drum with eight rim cusps and unusual nickel silver split locking screw, the drum also has two rows of large and small perforations, it is possible that both the locking screw and ventilation ports are later factory amendments, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark, enclosed oval and straight line logos, reel is in a used condition but an extremely early example of the brass face Perfect reel, circa 1896 (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 241

A Farlow & Co. Ltd. Patent Lever 4 ¼” brass salmon fly reel and block leather case,

waisted horn handle, block foot (neatly shaped), quadruple cage pillars, rear raised disc tension adjuster, faceplate with two screw spindle boss, backplate engraved makers details, reel retains much of the original dark bronze patina, circa 1910 £140-180

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Lot No: 242

A Hardy “Gold Medal” 3 piece (2 tips) steel centred can salmon fly rod,

14’, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy screw grip reel fitting, lockfast joints, spare tip short, 1937, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 243

A Hardy “Hollolight” 3 piece hollow built cane salmon fly rod,

12’6”, gold/black tipped wraps, gold silk inter-whipped, gold anodised sliding screw grip reel fitting, studlock joints, 1960, in bag £160-240

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Lot No: 244

A good Hardy “No.2 LRH Spinning” 2 piece cane salmon spinning rod,

9’6”, green/crimson tippe3d silk wraps, alloy screw grip reel fitting, suction joint, 1967, light use only, in bag £100-150

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Lot No: 245

A fine Abel Super 4 trout fly reel,

limited edition left hand wind model with James Prosek brown trout pattern, large arbour drum with counter-balanced rosewood handle, black anodised foot, rear spindle mounted milled tension adjuster, signed by Prosek to backplate, as new in pouch and card box, foot numbered 17/100 (see illustration)

£300-400

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Lot No: 246

A fine Abel; #3N AR trout fly reel,

left hand wind anti-reverse model with anodised green/red abstract spider pattern, gold anodised winding arm with red handle, mounted above a milled tension regulating wheel, brass foot, ventilated back plate, as new condition, in pouch and card box £250-350

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Lot No: 247

A fine Abel SD #5/6 Sealed Drag trout fly reel and spare spool,

custom dark green anodised finish, left hand wind model, large arbour drum with gold anodised counter-balanced handle and spindle mounted knurled tension adjuster, as new condition, in pouches and card boxes (see illustration) £350-550

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Lot No: 248

A Hardy Swift 975 Mk.II trout fly reel,

skeletal cage and drum, counter-balanced handle, twin support bridge foot, spring drum latch and rear spindle mounted tension regulator, light use only, in Hardy teak box and a Loomis “Native Run” 4 piece carbon light salmon/trout fly rod, 11’, #7, anodised screw grip reel fitting, light use only, in bag and cloth covered tube (2) £180-260

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Lot No: 249

A Hardy Duchess 3” trout fly reel,

graphite anodised finish, multi-perforated drum and backplate, wooden handle, three screw drum latch, rim tension screw and twin nickel silver “U” shaped line guides, as new, in neoprene pouch and card box and a Loomis “Whisper Creek” 4 piece carbon trout fly rod, 8’8”, #3, anodised screw grip reel fitting, light use only in cloth covered tube (2) £180-260

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Lot No: 250

A very rare Hardy Ferris 3 ¾” alloy light salmon fly reel,

ebonite handle, brass foot, three screw drum latch, revolving nickel silver line guide, milled rim tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, backplate stamped maker’s details, no model name (see Drewett J: Hardy Brothers…. pg. 196), light wear from normal use and a very rarely seen model which has caused much debate amongst Hardy collectors, factory records show only 57  reels being produced between 1925-32 only (see illustration) £2500-3500

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Lot No: 251

A scarce Hardy St George Multiplier 3 3/8” trout fly reel,

reverse tapered ebonite handle on off-set winding plate, ribbed brass foot, three screw drum release latch, white agate line guide (no cracks), rim mounted nickel silver tension screw and faceplate and drum back both stamped make and model details, wear from normal use, 1930’s (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 252

A very rare Hardy Davy 3 ½” narrow drummed trout fly reel,

 drum with multi-perforated faceplate, twin ebonite handles and nickel silver telephone drum locking latch, ribbed brass foot, rim mounted milled tension screw and Mk.II check mechanism, interior stamped “J.S.” (Jimmy Smith), light war from normal use and a rarely seen model produced 1930-39 only (see illustration) £1600-2400

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Lot No: 253

A scarce Farlow (retailer) Compleat Angler’s Lamp,

black metal rectangular casing, folding lens magnifier and swivelling hook hanger, in original leather case, patented 1928

£80-120

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Lot No: 254

An interesting collection of eleven early bait additives and baits,

all in original, tins, boxes and packets and including; two tins of Allcock’s stewed wheat; Dauntless hempseed bait; Gordon’s paste bait; two King’s natural bait et al, various dates but mainly from the 1930’-40’s (11) £120-180

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Lot No: 255

A scarce Holtzapffel “Hawksley” fly tyer’s table vice,

steel sliding collar locking scissor jaws on slender adjustable shaft with brass “G” clamp table fitting having a milled brass locking screw, jaws stamped makers details, circa 1900 and a copy of McClelland H.G.: The Trout Fly Dresser’s Cabinet of Devices or How to Tie Flies for Trout and Grayling Fishing, 1899 1st ed. contained within a bespoke fitted rexine case (see illustration)

£200-300

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Lot No: 256

An English wicker trout fisher’s creel

of pot-bellied form, wooden lid with spring lock, wooden base, canvas strap, 15 ½” wide, circa 1900 and a steamed wooden trout fisher’s creel of demi-lune form, hinged lid and brass belt loops, circa 1850 (2)

£140-240

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Lot No: 257

A good 19th Century French wicker and leather bound salmon fisher’s creel

of flared form, sloping lid with rectangular fish hole, leather hinge, strap fastener, very good overall condition, 18 ½” wide, circa 1880 (see illustration) £180-260

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Lot No: 258

A good collection of vintage trout flies

contained in thirty one glass topped gilt metal tins, various patterns and makes including a Wadham Grass Hopper on trade card, and various bug baits, two boxes of Allcock Quality Trout Flies to casts, a packet of 12 Hardy Carey Special no.6 flies, a boxed Allcock Silver Doctor salmon fly and five boxes of Supreme double winged trout flies, various patterns (Q) £180-260

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Lot No: 259

A scarce Allcock tradesman trout fly folio,

the black rexine folding rectangular folio with five panels displaying so various patterns with printed detail and mounted on red bordered card panels, case gilt stamped Stag logo, circa 1915 and a smaller Allcock red rexine rectangular salesman’s fly folio displaying 19 American streamer patterns on orange printed board, circa 1915 (2) £200-300

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Lot No: 260

A highly important display of twenty Geo. M. Kelson fully dressed salmon flies and H.L. Rolfe painting,

the oak framed and glazed display showing twenty Kelson classic gut eyed fly patterns set within recessed gilt edged diamond and oval panels surrounding an oval oil on board study of a hooked salmon in river landscape, signed H.L. Rolfe and dated 1880, mounted to the lower left corner of the frame is the carte de visite of George Mortimer Kelson, the gut eyed salmon flies are of varying sizes and are indexed in a lower printed panel, listed as follows; My Queen, Greengage, The Champion, Harlequin, Maid of Athens, Excelsior, The Creeper, The Comet, Gloworm, Bonnie Dundee, Daily News, The Evening Pet, Cinderella, The Sultan, Canadian Wonder, Colonel Rock, Sylvia, Mignon, King Fisher and Don Giovani, painting dimensions 6 ½” x 9 ¼”, overall frame dimensions 23 ½” x 29 ½” (see illustration) £4000-6000

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Lot No: 261

A very rare early Hardy black japanned rectangular salmon fly reservoir,

interior fitted with cork fly bars to base and chamois leather bordered rectangular felt pad to lid interior, holding a collection of fifty two Victorian gut eyed salmon irons including many large examples and eleven eagle patterns, the case with two sliding locking pins, swing brass carrying handle and applied oval relief brass trade label to top, 18” x 8 ¼” x 1 ¾”, a previously unseen box dating from circa 1885-90 (see illustration) £1500-2000

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Lot No: 262

A rare pair of Hardy leather cased “Loch-Fly” and “Wet Fly” japanned fly boxes

originally sold for inclusion in the Landrow leather tackle case, each japanned box with cream painted interior and nine lidded fly compartment, Loch Fly box with ivorine index panel to lid and applied nickel silver trade plaque, both containing a selection of various flies, outer leather cases with stud fastener and black stamped detail, excellent condition, circa 1900 (see illustration) £600-800

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Lot No: 263

Three framed fly displays

showing twenty five various trout and salmon flies tied by mainly American notable tyer’s including one frame of eleven David J. Collyer flies, Dave Whitlock, Ted Niemeyer, Art Flick, Preston Jennings, Paulk Jorgensen et al, each fly with pattern detail and tyer name, some signed, cases with gilt slips and black boxwood frames, 8 ½” x 12 ¾” x 1 ¾” (3) £150-250

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Lot No: 264

Four teak and ethafoam lined fly boxes

holding an extensive collection of wet, dry, still-water and nymph patterns and various Wheatley and other fly boxes holding various trout, bug and salmon patterns, including some gut eyed and a framed Jock Scott fully dressed gut eyed 8/0 salmon fly tied by Stuart Canham (Q) £140-240

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Lot No: 265

A black rexine cased fly tying outfit

 interior fitted lift out trays and fitted compartments for tools and holding a collection of various tying materials, silks, hooks etc. and Veniard table vice and a very large collection of various miscellaneous, mainly salmon fly tying materials including Partridge blind eyed salmon hooks, florican bustard, kingfisher, macaw et al (Q) £120-180

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Lot No: 266

A large collection of trout fly materials

and tools, including many feathers, capes, hair, dubbings, synthetics, large quantity of miscellaneous tying tools, vices, hooks etc. (Q)

£100-150

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Lot No: 267

An English wicker trout fisher’s creel,

hinged lid with rectangular fish hole, a quantity of various fly, fixed spool and centre pin reels by various makers, a Farlow Sextile line winder, various, floats, baits, two hand built 10’ Richard Walker style cane carp rods and five various other rods (Q) £130-180

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Lot No: 268

A fine Tom Moran hand built 2 piece (2 tips) cane brook trout fly rod,

7’9”, #5, mid tan/brown tipped silk wraps, wooden reel seat with sliding nickel silver fitting, suction joint, rod is in excellent overall condition, in bag £600-900

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Lot No: 269

A fine and rare Hardy “Marvel” 3 piece (2 tips) cane brook trout fly rod,

7’6”, tan silk wraps, green silk ferrule whippings, sliding alloy reel fitting, fixed collar engraved previous owners initials, suction joints, 1926, fully factory refurbished and in as new condition, in bag and alloy tube £400-600

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Lot No: 270

A scarce C. Farlow & Co. rectangular oak salmon fly reservoir,

interior fitted six lift-out wooden trays each fitted bars of nickel silver spring fly clips and holding a very good selection of 207 fully dressed salmon flies, mainly large examples, lid interior with applied rectangular ivorine trade plaque, recessed white metal carrying handle, fine hairline crack to lid otherwise good overall condition, 13 ½” x 10 ¼” x 5 ½”, circa 1890 (see illustration)

£1400-1800

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Lot No: 271

A Hardy “C.C. de France” 2 piece cane trout fly rod,

8’6”, tan silk inter-whippings, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint, 1939, very good condition, in bag

£160-240

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Lot No: 272

A scare J.K. Wheeldon “Quadrate No.5” square built cane 2 piece trout fly rod,

8’, #6/7, crimson silk wraps, wooden reel seat with sliding nickel silver fittings, built suction joint, dated 1991, only very light use and in Hardy bag £130-180

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Lot No: 273

A scarce J.K. Wheeldon “Model Q.1” 2 piece square built cane trout fly rod,

7’9”, #5, mid-brown silk wraps, wooden reel seat with sliding nickel silver fitting, butt section ink inscribed 16” measure, suction joint, refurbished by Wheeldon in 1997, only very light wear and in Hardy bag £130-180

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Lot No: 274

A Hardy black japanned rectangular lure/float case,

cream painted interior with one lidded and one open compartment, lid with applied nickel silver oval trade plaque, holding a small selection of floats, winders and terminal tackle, a 19th century double sided japanned salmon cast case with leather carrying strap, a horn gentle chute with perforated zinc base and an oval zinc mayfly/bait box (4) £120-160

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Lot No: 275

A fine Giorgio Dallari briar wood 2 ¾” trout fly reel,

reverse tapered wooden handle, brass foot, one piece cage and milled spindle tension adjuster, each reel is hand made from a single piece of briarwood and is sold  with original leather case and card box, new/unused condition  (see illustration) £200-300

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Lot No: 276

An American automatic salmon/musky steel gaff,

spring locking twin barbed spring jaws, hollow taper handle pierced to take two securing screws, 1920’s

£60-90

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Lot No: 277

A pair of Sorley, Glasgow, Scottish silver presentation spoons,

bowls relief decorated with relief leaping salmon motif, handle engraved presentation details for Loch Ard and Loch Leven competitions and dated 1938 and v1939, in fitted cases, a 9ct gold fishing medal, dated 1929, another silver medal and a woven brass and copper lidded ink well in the form of a creel (5) £90-130

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Lot No: 278

A fine Oliver’s of Knebworth “Mk.V Avon” 2 piece cane coarse rod,

10’, crimson/scarlet tipped wraps, crimson silk inert-whippings, sliding alloy reel fitting, suction joint, in excellent overall condition, in bag £200-300

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Lot No: 279

A scarce B. James “Grebe” 2 piece cane carp stalking rod,

8’6”, crimson inter-whipped, sliding alloy reel fittings, suction joint, gold transfer labelled Built to Endure logo, make and model details, possibly re-wrapped at some time and in very good ove4rall condition, in bag £200-300

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Lot No: 280

A very rare B. James “Richard Walker” carp net,

the bamboo folding “V” 36” arms with brass mounts and alloy ferrule bracket, Tufnell spacer block,  and original cable laid net, brass mounted 62” whole bamboo handle with Ealing transfer label, excellent overall condition, 1950’s £400-600

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Lot No: 281

A good Pezon et Michel “Telebolic BB3” 2 piece (2 tips) cane spinning rod,

6’1”, green silk wraps, sliding alloy reel fittings, staggered ferrule, suction joint, only very light use only, in bag £140-180

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Lot No: 282

A Horton, Glasgow, 3 piece (2 tips) greenheart trout fly rod,

10’, brass reel fittings, one piece tapered handle, drop rings, spigot joints and another similar 19th Century un-named 4 piece (2 tips) trout fly rod, both in very good condition, in bags (2)

£140-240

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Lot No: 283

Four Bellwood Bait Co. Bell Bait Sinker lures,

each with coloured spherical wooden body, twin head spinning vanes and rear twin flying single hooks, in original packets and on cards, typed model details and limited edition numbers and four various Percy Wadham stone loach celluloid baits, one in original box (8) £80-120

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Lot No: 284

A 19th Century horn 2 ¾” fish shaped bait,

the striated horn lure with threaded gimp trace with rear treble and two double side mounted hooks, a Hardy 2” HJS Wiggler bait, in card box, a Wm. Brown 2 ½” Wagtail Phantom bait, in card box, a Bartleet bait mount, in card box and a collection of seven various other small minnow baits (11)

£140-240

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Lot No: 285

A rare pair of Percy Wadham “Captain Hugo Millais” 6” extra-large spinning/trolling baits,

the hollow Flexaloid bodies with painted mackerel decoration, celluloid head fitted twin spinning vanes, revolving spindle with rear 10/0 single hook, a very rarely seen lure, made circa 1928 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 286

A 19th Century 2 ¼” horn bait,

the fish shaped solid horn lure with painted brown trout decoration, twin white metal spinning vanes, rear gut mounted treble hook and box head swivel, circa 1860 £400-600

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Lot No: 287

A rare early 19th Century flat metal 2” bait,

the slightly open spiraled fish shaped lure with incised scale decoration, gut mounted rear and two side mounted flying treble hooks, box head swivel and original twisted gut cast, circa 1840 (see illustration)

£600-800

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Lot No: 288

A collection of 19th Century horsehair fishing line hanks,

the hair and flax woven straight tapered sections requiring splicing £80-120

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Lot No: 289

A very rare Hardy brass extending handle salmon tailer,

 copper curved tailer arms with nickel silver spring clip wire holders and brass threaded mount, stamped makers name, on two drawer extending shaft with turned wooden handle, a previously unseen gadget dating from circa 1890 (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 290

A very rare Hardy 1896 Transitional Brass Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel

with special order aluminium drum, domed ivorine handle, foot pierced seven holes, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and early calliper spring check mechanism, open ball race with phosphor bronze bearings, slightly dishes alloy drum with large and small ventilation holes and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark, enclosed oval and straight line logos and the number “4”, good overall condition a rarely seen variant model circa 1897 (see illustration) £4000-6000

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Lot No: 291

A scarce Hardy 2 ½” brass trout crank winch,

horn handle on waisted straight crank winding arm with domed iron locking screw, bridge foot, triple cage pillars, fixed check mechanism, handle stamped makers details, reel retains much of the original dark bronze patina, circa 1890 £200-300

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Lot No: 292

A rare Allcock Aerial model 7950-T1 4 ½” centre pin reel,

caged and six spoked drum with twin tapered horn handles, ebonite rear flange, lacquered alloy front flange pierced eight holes and stamped “Patent”, brass stancheon foot, rear sliding brass optional check button and calliper spring check mechanism, only light wear from normal use and a very rarely seen model made1901-1914 only (see illustration) £700-1000

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Lot No: 293

A good Hardy Triumph 4” centre pin trotting reel,

solid drum with twin ebonite handles and brass locking nut, alloy Bickerdyke line guide, stancheon foot and rear sliding brass optional check button, only very light wear to finish, 1930’s £200-300

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Lot No: 294

A rare J.E. Miller Chippindale threadline casting reel,

turned ebonite handle on off-set curved crank winding arm, lacquered alloy gear housing, stancheon foot with wire twin line pick up, rosewood spool with milled brass locking nut, unusually the reel is stamped with the make, model and patent details on the inside spool plate rather than the gear housing, very good overall condition, circa 1910 (see illustration) £350-550

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Lot No: 295

An exceptionally rare Stanley patent 276,861 prototype threadline casting reel,

alloy construction with circular drive plate having a milled rim to friction drive drum, ebonite handle and rear of plate cut with off-set groove to operate the oscillating wire line guide via a nickel silver crank arm mounted onto a curved stancheon foot, waisted cylindrical drum with rear indian rubber friction band and brass locking nut, faceplate with applied oval brass patent plaque, reel is in very good overall condition and is sold with a spare brass drive arm, made circa 1926 – John Stephenson, in his book Understanding Threadlines both illustrates and details this exact model as having been one of only nine having been produced for distribution amongst Stanley’s friends, see pgs. 154/5 (see illustration) £1300-1800

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Lot No: 296

A good Hardy Brass Faced Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, brass foot, nickel silver line guide, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking nut and 1906 calliper spring check mechanism, drum with four rim cusps and milled nickel silver locking screw, faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark and straight line logo, light wear from normal use only, circa 1906 £500-800

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Lot No: 297

A very rare Hardy 1896 Brass Perfect 4 ¼” salmon fly reel,

domed ivorine handle, pierced brass block foot, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking and early calliper spring check mechanism, open ball race with phosphor bronze bearings, slightly dished drum with bands of large and small perforations and milled nickel silver locking screw and faceplate stamped Rod in Hand trade mark, enclosed oval and straight line logos and fine engraved previous owners initials, only light wear to bronze patina, in Hardy Selvyt reel bag, circa 1896 (see illustration) £3500-5500

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Lot No: 298

A rare Hardy Silex Major J.J. Hardy 1924 Model 3 ¾” bait casting reel,

shallow cored drum with twin ebonite handles, jewelled spindle bearing and spring release latch, half cut away rim section, nickel silver drum pillar, brass foot, rim mounted brass drum release leaver and ivorine handled casting trigger, rear milled nickel silver tension regulating button, interior stamped “A.H.W.” (Arthur Wall), good overall condition and a rarel

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Lot No: 299

A Silex Major wide drummed 4 ½” bait casting reel,

drum with twin ebonite handles, jewelled spindle bearing and spring release latch, brass foot, rim mounted ivorine casting trigger and rear milled nickel silver tension regulating button, light wear from normal use only, circa 1925 £180-260

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Lot No: 300

An exceptionally fine and rare Hardy Cascapedia 2/0 multiplying salmon fly reel,

ebonite and nickel silver construction with 2.5:1 ratio gearing, counter-balanced serpentine crank handle set within an anti-foul rim, bridge foot stamped “24”, quadruple drum pillars, rear sliding optional check button and spindle mounted seven point graduated tension adjuster with red heightened indicator marks, hinged spindle cover stamped “Oil” and with indicator arrow, faceplate inset three nickel silver medallions; “The Cascapedia Size 2/0, Made by Hardy Bros. Ltd. Alnwick, England”, and two further royal appointment medallions, the reel is in superb overall condition and one of only 36 reels to have been produced between 1931-39 (see illustration) £8000-12000

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Lot No: 301

Fred Buller caught Irish Pike,

mounted in a naturalistic setting within gilt liners and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Lough Mask, Pike, 25lbs 8ozsw, Caught by F.H.E. Buller, Nov.; ‘77”, blue backboard with painted reed decoration and Eric Hare, Taxidermy label, 44” wide, fish is sold with the letter of provenance from F.B. to the present owner and a copy of F.B.’s book Pike and the Pike Angler, 1981 p.b. ed., in which this fish is pictured on page 211 (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 302

A Perch by J.E. Shelbourne

mounted in riverbed setting within a picture showcase, taxidermists label to right side panel, 16” wide £150-250

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Lot No: 303

A Brown Trout

 in river bed setting and mounted in flat fronted showcase, blue painted backboard, 28” wide £180-240

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Lot No: 304

A Petersen style wooden fish decoy,

painted brown/red pattern, metal fins, two belly weights, brass stud eyes, 11” long and a Pitcairn Islands wooden wall mount shark carving by Christie Warren, tail repaired 21” long (2) £90-130

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Lot No: 305

A J.W. Young’s reproduction tin plate advertising plaque,

the rectangular enamel sign with white background and black images and text, 20” x 12”, a Three Nuns Tobacco advertising plaque, polychrome card, depicting a still life bank scene, framed and a small quantity of angling related ceramic items including a Royal Worcester cup and saucer (Q)

£80-120

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Lot No: 306

Three sets of angling related cigarette cards;

John Player Sea Fishes; Black Cat Sport Fishes; Brook Bond Freshwater Fishes, six framed coloured prints of freshwater species from The Angler magazine, a monochrome print after Douglas Adams of anglers landing a fish, a watercolour of a Kashmir brown trout, signed and dated 1923 and a small quantity of unframed angling cigarette cards, first day covers and postcards (Q) £90-130

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Lot No: 307

A Pike attacking two Rudd by John Evans of Bourn

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt slipped flat fronted showcase, legend plate to blue painted backboard “Pike chasing Rudd, Hornsea Mere 1910” 48” wide £160-240

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Lot No: 308

An extremely rare J. Cooper case of two Irish Brown Trout

mounted in a most unusual limestone lough setting of an “overhanging” bankside i.e. case has base, back and lid interior with applied rock aquatic plant decoration, gilt lined wrap around case, gilt inscribed “Trout, Caught by J. Cooper Ashton in Lough Conn, Co. Mayo, Ireland, may 1914”, 37” wide (see illustration) £2000-2500

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Lot No: 309

A Chub by G. Partridge

mounted in naturalistic setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Chub, Caught by W. Howlett at Temple Weir, Marlow”, blue painted backboard with trade label to top left corner , 25” wide (see illustration)

£400-600

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Lot No: 310

A very rare case of seven Tench by J. Cooper,

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Tench, Total weight 23lbs 7ozs, Taken by Reverend T.W. Fowle, President of the Islip A.S. at Englefield Water, 3rd July 1891”, blue painted backboard with Radnor St. trade label to top left corner, 52 ¼” wide, (see illustration) £2600-3400

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Lot No: 311

A good Brown Trout by W.F. Homer,

mounted in naturalistic setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Brown Trout, 5lbs, Caught in River Tavy at Denham Bridge, 1928”, green backboard with painted reed decoration, trade label to top right corner, 30 ½” wide (see illustration) £400-600

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Lot No: 312

A Chub by J. Cooper

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined bow fronted case, shadow gilt inscribed “Chub, Caught by H. Crosswaithe at Cowthorne, July 5th 1908” blue painted backboard with applied trade label for J. Horner, Tackle Dealer, Leeds, 26” wide

£300-500

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Lot No: 313

Richard Smith: study of a Barbel,

watercolour, pencil signed, framed and glazed, circa 1984, used as an illustration in the Specialist Angler magazine, in which the image was reversed to fit the article layout, copy attached verso, image 7 ¼” x 15 ¼” £200-300

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Lot No: 314

Richard Smith: study of a Common Carp,

watercolour, pencil signed, framed and glazed, circa 1984, used as an illustration in the Specialist Angler magazine, 1985, copy attached verso, image 8” x 16” £200-300

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Lot No: 315

A fine and rare Pike head by J. Cooper,

set in a gilt lined half wrap-around display case and mounted amongst aquatic vegetation, blue backboard with applied hand-written legend plate “Taken by W.H. Best in the River Kennet, 2nd Aug. 1879”, blue painted backboard, pike would have weighed approx. 20-25lbs, 12 ¼” wide (see illustration)

£900-1300

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Lot No: 316

A fine and rare Bass mounted by by Wm. Gibson

in a marine bed setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Bass, Caught by T.W. Gomm at Margate, 10th July 1900, Wgt. 15 ¼    lbs.”, verso applied trade label for F.T. Williams, Gt. Queen St. London W.C. and paper Margate shipping label , 36” wide (see illustration)

£2600-3400

** Although we are unable to ascertain confirmation or any documentary evidence, a Bass of this substantial size was likely to have been the then British record at the time of capture

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Lot No: 317

A superb cast of a 42lbs Irish Pike by Barry Williams,

number two of a limited edition of 10 casts from the original J. Cooper and Sons mount, the specimen fish set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed ”Pike, 42lbs, Taken by John Bourne, Lough Arrow, 28th May 1908, Length 48 ½”, Girth 25 ½””, blue painted backboard with verso limited edition details, no.2/10, signed by Barry Williams and dated April ’17, 52 ½” wide (see illustration) £1400-1800

** The original fish was the largest pike ever mounted J. Cooper & Sons. The story of its capture and subsequent mounting and display is documented in The Domesday Book of Mammoth Pike by Fred Buller (pg. 172), for many years the original fish was on display in the Crown Inn. Cope St. Birmingham

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Lot No: 318

A Chub by J. Cooper

mounted in naturalistic setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted display case, gilt inscribed “Chub, 4lbsd 12ozs, Caught by H. Fell, in the Wye at Whitney-on-Wye, Nov. 22nd 1931”, blue painted backboard, trade label to top left lid interior, 28 ¾” wide £450-650

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Lot No: 319

A.F. Rolfe (fl. 1839-1871): Salmon Fishing on the Wye,

depicting an angler fishing with figures on the bankside, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1849, in gilt frame, 8 ¾” x 11 ½” (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 320

H.L. Rolfe: Still life study of a Salmon and two Brown Trout

in rocky riverbank setting, oil on canvas, signed and dated, 1878, in gilt frame,  15 ½” x 23 ¼” (see illustration)

£2000-3000

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Lot No: 321

After H. Alken: Salmon Fishing,

coloured aquatint, originally produced for a folio of 50 for inclusion in The National Sports of Great Britain, framed and glazed, image 9 ½” x 13 ¼” £60-90

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Lot No: 322

A. Roland Knight: “Hooked!” study of a Brown Trout

in wooded river setting, signed, oil on canvas, gilt frame, 9 ¾” x 11 ¾” (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 323

A. Roland Knight: “Coming to the Net” study of a Salmon

in rocky river setting, signed, oil on canvas, 9 ¾” x 11 ¾” (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 324

A fine Continental silver model of a Broadbill,

reticulated body with engraved decoration, red glass eyes, 10” long overall £160-240

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Lot No: 325

An highly important W.B. Griggs case of two Perch and a Rudd,

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined, flat fronted showcase, blue backboard with makers London W. trade label to top left corner and applied hand-written legend plaque to top right “Perch and Rudd, caught by Aldborough M. Bourne at Stanford Waters, Norfolk, Aug. 1928”, 31 ½” wide (see illustration) £2500-3500

** Cases by Griggs are very rarely seen on the market and this case is interesting as Griggs and The Rev. E.C. Alston (captor of the British record Rudd and tench) were acquaintances and both likely to have fished together and known the above, both Alston and Bourne having served in the Royal Flying Corps. and lived in Suffolk. The Stanford Water was also where Alston caught Burbot from the outflow stream, one of which was cased for him by Griggs and presently resides at the Norwich Museum

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Lot No: 326

Hayman A.: First Cast,

ltd. ed. col. print 157/850 depicting a figure in rocky river setting, pencil signed framed and glazed and a limited edition monochrome print Salmo Salar, no. 43/300, framed and glazed (2) £70-100

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Lot No: 327

Sandstrom H.; Salmon Safely Grassed,

pencil signed limited edition lithograph to accompany Salmon-Salmon by Joseph P. Hubert, border pencil inscribed “Authors copy, Miss Megan Boyd, Thank you for your contribution to Salmon-Salmon, Joseph P. Hubert, 4/17/79”, framed and glazed, 21” x 25 ½” overall £200-300

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Lot No: 328

Milton C. Weiler: Atlantic Salmon Fishing on the Matapedia,

coloured un-numbered first proof edition print from the ltd. ed. of 375 and used as the frontispiece to Joseph D. Bates Atlantic Salmon Flies & Fishing, limited edition publication, the print is sold with the accompanying information sheet, ink inscribed “This First Proof is for my good friend Jimmy Younger – with Best wishes from Joseph D. Bates” and a further folding advert for the print, 28 ½” x 35 ½” overall (see lot 360 in this sale) £150-250

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Lot No: 329

A P. D. Malloch carved wooden River Dee Salmon,

the half block fish naturalistically painted and mounted on graduated green/grey backboard with painted legend “Culter, 10th Oct. 1905, Weight 23 ½lbs., C.G.C.”, makers name to top left backboard, set within an oak frame, some minor damage, mainly toward the ventral fin, a rarely seen example of Malloch’s carving, 48 ½” wide (see illustration) £1300-1800

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Lot No: 330

A fine J. Cooper case of five Roach,

in naturalistic setting within a gilt lined bow front case, gilt inscribed “Roach, caught by Mr F.W., Shephard at Wilton Reservoir, Birmingham, July 1906”, blue painted backboard, 38 ½” wide (see illustration)

£1200-1600

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Lot No: 331

A good W.F. Homer Pike,

mounted in naturalistic riverbed setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Pike 16lbs, Caught by Chas. Folkes, 12th Jan. 1935”,  paper trade label to top left corner, backboard with painted reed decoration, 44” wide £700-1000

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Lot No: 332

A W.F. Homer case of two Bream

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined bow front showcase, gilt inscribed “Bream, Caught at Blunham by E.F. & D. Blow, 10th Aug 1915, Wgt. 6lbs 2ozs & 5lbs 2ozs” graduated blue/green backboard with painted reed decoration and with applied trade label to top right corner, 43” wide (see illustration)

£800-1000

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Lot No: 333

Watkins-Pitchford D. (B.B.): Clive Sanger fishing for pike at Bob Gents’s farm, river Nene,

with fish in foreground, acrylic on canvas, signed, framed and glazed, 17 ½” x 21 ½” £400-600

** Clive Sanger was B.B.’s chauffeur and friend,

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Lot No: 334

Watkins-Pitchford D. (B.B.): Redmire Pool, study of a figure fishing Pitchfords Pit swim,

acrylic on canvas, signed and dated ’81, framed, 15 ½” x 19 ½” (see illustration)

£1800-2600

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Lot No: 335

A P.D. Malloch Ferox Trout plaster case,

mounted in oak framed barrel front glazed case, naturalistically painted, graduated blue backboard with painted legend “Salmon Ferox 6lbs, Caught in Loch Laggan by R.B.T., May 1892”, makers name to top left, some minor flaking to paint on backboard, 30 ¾” wide (see illustration) £1300-1800

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Lot No: 336

A W.F. Homer Chub,

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, hand written legend plate to top left corner “Chub, Caught by W. Howell at Denham Fishery, Feb. 3rd 1906, Wgt. 3lbs 8ozs”, blue green graduated backboard with painted reed decoration and applied paper trade label to top left corner, 24 ¾” wide

£400-600

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Lot No: 337

A good J. Cooper Brown Trout,

 mounted in riverbed setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Trout, Taken by W.W. Weaven from the Colne, nr. Long Bridge, May 16th 1911, Wgt. 6lbs”, blue painted backboard with applied trade label to top right corner, 30 ½” wide (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 338

Charles Jardine: Once Bitten,

pencil study of a salmon coming to the fly, signed and dated 20.4.87, verso with part painted watercolour pencil study and four limited edition printed by Charles Jardine; The Art of Fishing 21/80; The Moment of Decision 173/250; Evening Deception – Sea-Trout, un-numbered and Missed Opportunities – Brown Trout, un-numbered, all signed and with margin pencil annotations and drawings (5)

£200-300

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Lot No: 338a

Canning A.: Flies for Bewl,

set of three framed original watercourse depicting forty two patterns, signed, image 7” x 9 ½” (3) £120-180

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Lot No: 339

Canning A.: Flies of Oliver Edwards,

four colour prints, 550/1800, signed, another set 553/1800, signed, unframed, a set of Canning A.: Trout Flies of Bewl Water, 93/100 and 90/100, signed, Armstrong R.: Brown Trout, artists proof, signed and dated, Tasmanian Brown Trout, 184/600 and a litho print entitled “The Fly Fisher” (7)

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Lot No: 339a

Leyzen R.: Study of a fly wallet and casts,

watercolour, signed, framed and glazed, a framed water colour of a salmon fly by Jan Huyghe, signed, framed and glazed, and four further unframed watercolours of flies and fish by various artists (6)

£100-150

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Lot No: 340

The Welsh shore caught record Bass, 16lb 15oz 8drm,

mounted in naturalistic sea bed setting within a picture show case, verso taxidermy label for N.R. Wood, 41 ½”  and sold with the record certificate detailing the capture by  Donald G. Cook on 13th July 1980 (see illustration) £600-900

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Lot No: 341

A good W.F. Homer Irish Brown Trout

mounted in naturalistic setting within a gilt lined and bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Trout 10lbs, Caught in Lough Mask by GT. Wathen, June 1931”, green backboard with painted reed decoration and with applied trade label to top left corner,  35 ½” wide (see illustration) £800-1200

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Lot No: 342

A good J. Cooper case of two Irish Brown Trout

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined and bow fronted display case, gilt inscribed “Trout, Caught by Thos. Phillips in Lough Arrow, Ireland, Feb. 1910, Wgts. 6lbs 4ozs & 5lbs 6ozs”, blue painted backboard with applied Radnor St. trade label to top left corner, 37” wide (see illustration)

£1000-1500

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Lot No: 343

Thelwell N.: two limited edition prints; The Salmon Leap,

738/850; Down by the River, 636/850 and another During the Rise, un-numbered, all pencil signed and a 19th Century watercolour of figures fishing by a bridge, unsigned, all framed and glazed (4)

£80-120

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Lot No: 344

A case of two Pike,

set amongst reeds and rushes within a flat fronted display case, applied legend plate to front panel “Clumber Lake, 18lb and 28lb, Caught in same day”, green painted backboard, frame a.f., 49 ½” wide £200-300

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Lot No: 345

A case of four Rainbow Trout mounted by Peter Stone,

set amongst aquatic vegetation within a gilt lined bow fronted case, gilt inscribed “Rainbow Trout, 17lb 10oz, 15lb, 12lb 10oz, 9lb 12oz, Caught by Graham Tuck, Aveley Lakes, March 7th 1992, Fishery Bag Limit Record”, blue painted backboard with applied trade label to top right corner, 65” wide

£150-250

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Lot No: 346

Schwiebert E.: Trout,

2 vols, 1984v 2nd ed., col. plts. of flies, text illust., in slip case £60-90

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Lot No: 347

Keane M.J.: Classic Rods and Rod Makers,

1976, h.b. signed by the author, phot illust., d.w.; Garrison E. & Carmichael H.B.: Building a Bamboo Fly rod, 1985 , 2nd ed., h.b. d.w. and quantity of modern hard and soft back book, mainly fly fishing and tackle collecting related vols. (Q) £80-120

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Lot No: 348

A Hardy Anger’s Guide,

48th ed., 1928, another 55th Coronation ed., 1937, two further guide, 1957 and 1961 and a Hardy Big game Tackle guide, 1937 (5)

£120-160

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Lot No: 349

Downs-Baird D.: Weavings Round the Creel,

limited edition 115/150, signed by the author, pub. Creel Press 1991, b/w text illust. tan clo. in slip case, insert newspaper cuttings and note from the author to buyer and Downs-Baird D.: By Bramble, Burn and Brae, limited edition 115/150, signed by the author, pub. Creel Press 2001, b/w text illust., brown clo. in slip case (2) £250-450

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Lot No: 350

Elder Frank: The Book of the Hackle,

deluxe edition, pencil numbered 1/85, pub. Scottish Academic Press, 1979, five col. plts. of hackles and five leaves of actual hackle feathers tipped into rear with gilt details, maroon morr. bdg. by A.W. Lumsden, ribbed spine, slip case £500-800

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Lot No: 351

Richard Walker: a collection of six letters,

four hand-written, two typed, all ink signed and dating between 30.4.63 – 31.7.63 covering various subject matter including R.W.’s views on K.P. Morritt reels and centre pin sizes, Chapman rods, roach fishing with Peter Stone and Fred. J. Taylor, Redmire Pool and Bob Richards, R.W.’s views on private invitations and “privileged” fishing following an invitation to fish Clifton Hampden Club water, night fishing, writing articles et al and a small collection of newspaper cuttings relating to R.W. (6) £250-450

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Lot No: 352

A collection of various ephemera relating to Richard Walker, Jim Gibbinson and Ian Watson,

including five typed letters from R.W. to Ian Watson between 1967-69 various subject matter including tackle, carp fishing et al, other related ephemera including a letter to I.W. from Pat Walker (R.W.’s widow), a hand-written memory of R.W. by I.W. , cuttings and Fishing Gazette extracts and two Goldstrike hook samples (discussed in R.W. letter), a further collection of correspondence between J.G. and I.W, other related ephemera, a copy of Carp Sense by Gibbinson, 1992 with personal inscription to I.W., a copy of From an Angler’s Journal by Watson, 2009 ltd. ed. of 500 copies and a collection of five framed photographs of the three anglers (Q) £400-600

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Lot No: 353

An interesting historical collection of sixty two bookplates

including important figures from angling writing and collecting; A.H.E Wood, Thos. Best, H.T. Sheringham, J. Arthur Hutton, Sidney Spencer, Chas. Wetzel, Alfred Harmsworth, John G. Hecksher et al, all in good overall condition (62) £250-350

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Lot No: 353a

Six Army & Navy tackle catalogues;

1897, 1924, 1929, 1937 and two from 1950’s, soft covers with printed detail (6) £130-180

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Lot No: 354

Thirteen early Allcock’s Wholesale catalogues,

including one c.1890 re-print; No.31 Price Key, 1925; No.32 Wholesale with revised price list; 1938 Wholesale No.35 and price list; 1938 Wholesale No.37 with corrective Supplement et al (13) £150-250

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Lot No: 354a

Twenty six Allcock tackle catalogues

sequential run dating from 1935 to c.1969, soft covers (26) £120-180

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Lot No: 355

A Hardy Angler’s Guide,

48th ed., 1928, pict. covers and three further angling vols (4) £50-80

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Lot No: 356

Macky J.: The Diary of an Irish Water Bailiff,

deluxe edition of sixty copies of which this is VII/X from a special run of ten copies, signed by the author, Peter Kealey (tyer) and E.J. Malone (ed), a Judge pattern gut eyed salmon fly tied by Kealey in sunken mount to inside front board, marbled end papers, gilt edged, red goatskin bdg., in brown clo. and goatskin edged slip case £200-300

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Lot No: 356a

Downs-Baird D.: By Bramble, Burn and Brae,

Creel Press, 2001, limited edition of 150 copies, this being an un-numbered copy presented to Terry Griffiths (ed. of the Fly Dressers Guild magazine) by the publisher for review and with accompanying letter, a further letter from the author to T.G., b/w text illust, brown clo. in slip case and Veniard J.: Fly Dressing Materials, ltd. ed. 5/100, signed by the author and Donald Downs (illustrator), photo plts and b/w text illust, hf. cf. bdg with gilt feather emblem to cover, in slip case (2)

£180-260

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Lot No: 356b

Watson J.N.: The Forgotten Flies of Roger Woolley,

limited edition 3/35, 2012, signed by the author and with trout fly in sunken mount to inside front board, with ink inscription “Un-named Loch or Lake style fly to gut, taken from Roger Wooley’s personal fly book”, col. plts and text illust., gilt edged, brown cf. bdg. in slip case, a paperback copy of the same title and Woolley R.: Modern Trout Fly Dressing1950, 3rd ed., rear b/w folding plt. of flies, green soft cover (3) £180-260

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Lot No: 357

Hills J. Waller: River Keeper,

1st ed., 1934, photo frontis of Wm. Lunn, blue clo.; Ronalds A.: Fly Fisher’s Entomology (ed. H.T. Sheringham)1921; Skues G.E.M.: Nymph Fishing for Chalk Stream trout, 1939 and a collection of various other mainly trout/chalk stream related vols (Q) £90-130

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Lot No: 358

Hayter T.: The Way of a Man with a Nymph – The Nymph Dressings of G.E.M. Skues,

Deluxe edition 28/55, 2005 Creel Press, signed by the publisher, 2 vols, volume II being twenty of Skues’ nymph patterns tied by Jim Nice and set in four sunken mounts, vol. I with gilt edges, blue goatskin bdg., ribbed spine, in slip case £500-800

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Lot No: 358a

Scrope Wm.: Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed,

1843 1st ed., 13 full pg. tinted litho plts., 9 vignette engs., re-bound in half green cf. orig. boards with gilt emblems, ribbed spine £350-550

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Lot No: 358b

Ronalds A.: Fly-Fisher’s Entomology,

1877 8th ed., 20 hand col. plts., green clo.; Barton E.A.: An Album of the Chalk Streams, 1946, 47 photo plts., hf. red. cf. bdg, ribbed spine and The Flyfishers’ Club 1884-1984, Rodger McPhail illust., green clo. (3)

£120-160

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Lot No: 359

Skues G.E.M.: Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream,

1910 1st ed., col. frontis of flies, orig. brown clo.; Skues G.E.M.: The Way of a Trout with a Fly, 1921 1st ed., 3 plts., brown clo. and Skues G.E.M.: Itchen Memoires, 1951, h.b., d.w. (3) £120-180

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