Lot 4 ROD: Hardy The Tourney 9? 2 piece Palakona trout fly rod, No.H13204, fine condition, burgundy whipped guides, no intermediate whips, bronze ferrule, wood stopper, 10? shaped cork handle with light alloy fittings, in MOB with hang tags.
Lot 8 ROD: Scarce Hardy The Surestrike Thames Model coarse fishing rod,c 1936-53, 13.75? 3 piece, whole cane butt/middle, greenheart tip, dark green whipped low bridge guides for centre pin fishing, bronze ferrules, wood stoppers, 24? cork handle, bronze reel fittings, maker?s details to butt and SB Saunders of Sunnycroft Road, Hounslow revarnished but generally good, in MOB.
Lot 9 RODS: (2) Hardy Richard Walker Reservoir Superlite 9?3? 2 piece hollow glass trout fly rod, fine condition, line rate 7/8 and a Hardy Carbon fibre West Country by Lance Nicholson, 9?6? 2 piece, line rate 8/9/10, lined guides, good, both in MOB?s.
Lot 11 REEL: JJS Walker Bampton 3 7/8? alloy fly reel, copper O ring line guide, 2 screw latch, rim tension regulator, twin internal check, stamped ?TP2? to inner backplate, correct smooth brass foot, retains virtually all original finish.
Lot 12 REELS: (2) Alex Martin of Glasgow, Thistle 3? alloy trout fly reel, Perfect style, black handle, rim tension regulator, smooth brass foot, retaining virtually all dark lead finish and a Cummins of Bishop Auckland 3? alloy trout fly reel by Dingley, 2 screw latch, black handle, correct foot, partial finish, good.
Lot 14 REEL: Early J Jones Maker brass folding handle winch, 3? diameter with raised check housing, scratch with initials ?G.O?, and straight crank arm engraved ?Registered 20th. March, 1843?, revolving handle lock disc with Victorian kite mark and ivory handle knob, correct brass foot, smooth check, good finish.
Lot 15 FLY BOXES: (3) Hardy Neroda brown tortoiseshell fly box, 6.25?x4?, deep model, stainless internal plates, holding collection of steel eyed single, double and treble hook salmon flies and a pair of Hardy black japanned salmon fly boxes with flies, a/f.
Lot 16 FLY BOXES: (4) Scarce Wheatley copper slim pocket fly box 6?x3.5?x0.5?, containing collection of salmon flies up to 3.25? long, a Wheatley black japanned box with ivorine internal plates, holding small single, double and treble hook flies, a Malloch black japanned box with flies up to 2.75? and one other.
Lot 18 ACCESSORIES: (Qty) Scarce Hardy Brothers, Alnwick gut gauge by Chesterman of Sheffield, with maker?s leather slip pouch, a Robertson lock joint tool, 4 x plastic boxes of dry and Mayflies, some with paper tags, a hook stone and a card fly scale by Trout & Salmon.
Lot 19 FLIES: Collection of approx. 200 modern salmon flies in single, double and treble hook styles, various patterns and lengths, the majority tied to black hooks, in leather covered wood case 11?x8?x2?.
Lot 20 ACCESSORIES: (3) Vintage nickel plated tubular weigh scale by Salter with flat measure scale to front, 0-40lbs, oval handle and hook, an angler?s knife with scissors, spike, disgorger file, tapered blade and screwdriver and an unusual brass horn/bone skinning knife with 5? hinged blade, decorative carving, interesting lot.
Lot 22 ACCESSORIES: (6) Collection of fly tins and flies, incl. an early Wheatley Loch Leven eyed fly box with decorative lid, a Farlow black japanned pocket box with dry flies, 2 x similar small Wheatley pocket boxes, a medium size clip box with flies and a fly/safe tube/lure fly box with contents.
Lot 28 RODS: (2) Pair of Sharpe?s of Aberdeen spliced joint salmon fly rods, a 13? with spare tip for line rate 9 and a 15? with spare tip, line rate 11, both need some TLC mainly guides rewhipped, one lacking butt cap, good fishable rods, in MOBs.
Lot 29 ROD: Early Charles Farlow 13? 3 piece spliced joint greenheart salmon fly rod + spare tip, spliced joint pegs with brass locating rings, black whipped guides, 22? sheet cork handle with brass fittings, red button, generally good, c/w decorative bamboo tip tube with brass removable cap.
Lot 33 FLY BOXES: (2) Pair of Hardy Halford dry fly boxes each 6?x4?, nickel logo to lid, one with after-market fly cutter, each internally fitted with 5 x hinged and 4 x sliding celluloid compartment covers, filled with good selection of dry flies.
Lot 34 FLY BOXES: (2) Early Hardy The Halford Mayfly box, 5.5?x4?, cream interior, 6 compartment base, 3 sliding celluloid covers stamped with fly names and a Hardy black japanned salmon fly box, 7?x4.25?, cream interior, gut cast compartment filled with single/double hook salmon flies.
Lot 39 ACCESSORIES: (7) Collection of 3 Hardy Cerolene tins with burgundy and blue labels plus 4 Hardy Wanless Controller?s for salmon flies (used to float and release flies), all stamped with maker?s details, 6F, 2 x 8F and 10 dram models, all fine ,in little used condition.
Lot 40 HARDY LEADS: Collection of Hardy leads incl. 2 x St. Leonard 6oz sea leads with metal booms and swivels, Hardy The Anchor casting lead 6oz, 5 x LRH anti-kink leads and an unnamed coffin weight with twin loops.
Lot 43 ACCESSORIES: (3) Hardy Girodon Pralon dry fly box, 5.75?x3.5?, polished exterior, felt pad underside of lid with flies, 15 x hinged lid compartments with flies and tweezers and a pair of Hardy nickel water thermometers.
Lot 46 ACCESSORIES: (Qty) A Kewell of London The Fly Fisher?s Companion For All The Season, entomology style wallet, 47 printed listed fly descriptions, generally clean, holding some Prickman cast packets, the parchment booklet detached from leather wallet, a leather fly tyer?s wallet containing hand held fly vice, tweezers, hackle pliers and scissors, within internal box with parchment envelopes within ...
Lot 50 LEAD WEIGHT COLLECTION 3: Fine collection of named vintage fishing weights mainly by Hardy a Capta, assorted patters including anti-kink, sliding, triangular Capta and others, various casting weights by Abu & others, alloy and steel butt spears, a good varied vintage collection on board 14? x14?.