Lot 792Rare and early Blacker 54 Dean St Soho...

Auction Date: 12/06/2020 at 10:30 am

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Rare and early Blacker 54 Dean St Soho London brass crank wind salmon fly reel c.1842-1857– 4” dia with slightly curved crank arm fitted with horn handle –slight anti-foul rim – foot remarkably straight – devoid any check – Nevertheless a rare reel made by one of the most notable rod maker of his day. Note see Graham Turner A Collectors Guide p. 48 for an extract from 1858 Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports giving details of the best manufacturers. Note From the Late John Snelson Collection

Hammer Price: £620.00

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