Auction Date: 19/07/2014 at 10:30 am
VINTAGE FLY TYING KIT: The fly tying kit of Shiela MacDonald, comprising of a good selection of early black salmon irons, sizes ranging from 1 - 6/0, mainly singles with up turned eyes in various old paper packets assorted materials including a Jungle Cock Cape, various wildfowl & game birds, small pack Indian Crow Sub feathers etc. assorted threads, tools, Farlow Hardy and other paper hook scales for trout and salmon sizes, Ogden Smith small card boxes, Hardy Box, good historical assortment, c/w provenance. Note: “Shiela MacDonald was the first female Ghillie in the UK; she worked big estates in the Scottish and Northumbrian borders in the late 30s and 40s. See image for complete extract”.