Vintage tackle

Grice & Young reel found at Plough LaneOver the next few weeks I’ll be adding new images of recent finds and other items for sale.

Vintage sea floats found in Arcadia in Spitalfields Market

Vintage sea floats found in Arcadia in Spitalfields Market

Found on the internet a good quality vintage float slip case, similar to an Efgeeco.

A pike lure found at Profit Dock in SW14

Vintage Hardy Reel Case to fit a Marquis Salmon Reel

A pair of Abu Cardinal 55 spools, a spool for an Abu 44 and a spare for a Cardinal 77

A fine tench float purchased off eBay

A sturdy Mitchell 486 sea reel, I wouldn’t leave home without one. Found at a bric-a-brac sale in Wells-Next- The-Sea, Norfolk

A fine Hardy Conquest reel in fabulous condition found on the borders of the East End

A Mitchell 208-209 spare spool found at a car boot near Bath

A vintage alloy fly box by Pezon Et Michel full of May Flies made in France by Montee par Mme Veuve G. de Chamberet

Brass leger weights,an Allcocks disgorger and a lost lure

A selection of Wye weights found in an old envelope

A pair of Mitchell Reels found at Plough Lane, Mitchell 325

A belt bait tin

A fine Hardy Elerex found at Woody’s of Wembley and a spinner from Kempton

tackle finds from lofts, sheds,car boots, ebay and collectors fairs. Hardy Marquis 7 Spool with Hardy Fast Sink Line found at Wimbledon Car BootAs John Andrews would say ‘ Vintage Fishing Tackle for the Soul’.

A good condition Mitchell 386 found in a box at a boot sale in Norfolk, and the float washed ashore.


3 thoughts on “Vintage tackle”

  1. Stephen Pearce said:

    Vintage Hardy Reel Case to fit a Marquis Salmon Reel

    • Hi Stephen, are you looking for one and if so are you looking for a PVC black with gold blocking, blue with gold blocking or the old blue/grey. I do have a leather case but probably a bit small for a Marquis Salmon Reel.

      Thanks for dropping by talesbytheriverbank hope you found the blog useful.

  2. David grime said:

    Great stuff, I’m looking for bodied wagglers

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