Lot 777Superb Collection of 60x Edward Kublin Hand Tied...

Auction Date: 20/10/2018 at 10:30 am

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Superb Collection of 60x Edward Kublin Hand Tied Fully Dressed Salmon Flies: comprising the most popular patterns that were fished in the late 18th C and 19th C – the flies are mounted on 5x cards with hand written details and signed by Kublin 12”x 19”– and are ready for framing - this must be the ultimate collection of Salmon flies and offers a great opportunity for the serious collector to acquire this unique collection of flies Note: The majority of the flies offered are made from materials from Megan Boyd's Fly dressing materials which came into the possession of Edward via Mr Richard Millington- Jefferies (proprietor of the Gun and Tackle shop in Rothes at the time) who purchased them from a gillie on the River Brora to whom Megan Boyd had left them. Edward Kublin – Master Fly tier and member of The Fly Dressers Guild – entered only one fly dressing competition in 2002 and won the Open Salmon Class – and like Megan Boyd was self-taught using the same book as Megan Boyd namely the book by Pryce-Tannatt on How to Dress Salmon Flies. Kublin also tied the flies for Colin Innes's book- The Lost Salmon Flies of Balmoral.Edward now 81 years young has been dressing classic salmon flies for over 60 years and has gained a reputation worldwide for producing high quality salmon flies

Hammer Price: £1300.00

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