A c.1950 William Southam (Sydney, Australia) split cane big game fishing rod, inscribed 'The No. 6 Saltwater Rod', with original chromed metal fittings, rubber grip to the base and cloth above the reel, roller head tip and four graduated eyes all with orig
The following early fishing items were the property of Morton Allport (1830-1878). He was a solicitor and a leading figure in bringing the first salmon to Tasmania. Further information on Morton Allport is to be found in the Australian Dictionary of Biogra
The following early fishing items were the property of Morton Allport (1830 -1878). He was a Solicitor and a leading figure in bringing the first salmon to Tasmania. Further information on Morton Allport is to be found in the Australian Dictionary of Biogr
An early 20th century Hardy Bros. 'The 'Silex Major' 4 inch alloy reel, the check with four adjustable positions, maker's details, model and patent numbers marked to side, curved applied pinned panel with retailer's details 'For W.H. Tisdale Ltd....', with
A Hardy Princess fly fishing reel with two screw U-shape line guide, with a Hardy vinyl case. Together with 15 Vince Marinaro size 28 midge hooks. Together with a Kingfisher-floating 7 ft flyline. Together with 30 yards of bean's floating nylon fly line.
A collection of angling equipment, including reels by Allcock, Anderson of Edinburgh, the 'Silex Major' by Hardy Brothers, Eton Sun and others, and rods by Hardy Brothers, 'Perfection' and 'The Wye rod', C. Farlow & Co, Madein, a net and two tackle boxes
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