Lot 254REEL & ROD: Extremely rare John Osborne, Norwich...

Auction Date: 19/03/2016 at 10:30 am

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REEL & ROD: Extremely rare John Osborne, Norwich 1876 all brass crank wind winch, 3” diameter, 1.75” width, curved crank arm with polished rosewood handle, single action, wooden drum core, 3 pillars and 2 pin riveted foot, completely original throughout, c/w a Benetfink & Co., Cheapside, London 12’ 3 piece + spare tip, polished greenheart fly rod, snake guides, bronze push ferrules, lacking 3 rings to spare tip otherwise fine, c/w early brass screw in butt spear and later cloth bag. NOTE: This rod and reel feature in book, Kewley & Farrar

Hammer Price: £1100.00

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