Lot 400REELS & CASES (6) Stunning set of 3...

Auction Date: 8/11/2014 at 10am

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REELS & CASES (6) Stunning set of 3 early Scottish pattern (Edinburgh) brass and ebonite crank wind fly reels, removed from a Scottish estate, 2x 5” salmon examples and 1 x 3.25” trout size, brass ring plates to front and rear, brass pillars, visible end screws, serpent crank handles with turned rosewood knobs, inner edges of ebonite plates bevelled, all correct brass foot assemblies, smooth ratchet check clickers, all in superb original condition, showing no visible cracks, fractures or alterations, good original bronzing to brass, each reel fitted in custom leather cases with handle, 2 lacking full straps, reels date c1850 ?, (trout reel handle screw broken in situ).

Hammer Price: £1000.00

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