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2.5″ Brass Spike winch

2.5″ Brass Spike winch£ 200.00 Sold Out

This unnamed spike winch (used as a line store rather than a reel) dates from around 1850. In overall good condition the horn handle has a deep crack (see photo) and a portion of the butterfly retaining nut is missing. A great reel to add to any collection.

4″ Horton (Glasgow) Salmon reel with raised check housing

4″ Horton (Glasgow) Salmon reel with raised check housing£ 60.00

This famous Scottish maker was longer lived than most – trading between 1865 and 1910 – and this is a fine example of their output. With blackened brass finish (almost all of this original finish is still intact) the reel has a horn handle in brass cup, pillared construction, raised check housing and typical pierced […]

3.75″  Charles Farlow brass salmon reel

3.75″ Charles Farlow brass salmon reel£ 100.00 Sold Out

Bearing the 191 The Strand address dates this reel to the period 1852-84 (probably more like 1852-70) and is a fine example by this famous maker. Of wide drum construction (1.75″ between the plates), the reel has no check mechanism, brass pillared construction and crank wind operation. The handle is turned ivory (one vertical crack, […]

RARE 3.75″ A & G Wilson (Edinburgh) brass narrow drum winch with folding handle

RARE 3.75″ A & G Wilson (Edinburgh) brass narrow drum winch with folding handle£ 250.00

A scarce reel by this respected Scottish maker dating from around 1850-60, and marked with their usual boast “Fishing and Tackle Makers to HRHPA” (Prince Albert) alongside the makers’ engraved details to the face plate. Of crank wind construction the reel is of very high quality – with the lovely detail of a fold away […]

1.75″ Brass collar winch

1.75″ Brass collar winch£ 135.00 Sold Out

This small unnamed brass collar winch probably dates from around 1850. With a turned bone handle, pierced collar (for attachment to leather pad) and 5 brass pillar construction this is a well made reel and a good example of its type. Perhaps its most unusual feature is its plate wind construction (most being crank wind) […]

REDUCED: Charles Farlow 2 1/4″  brass trout winch

REDUCED: Charles Farlow 2 1/4″ brass trout winch£ 90.00 Sold Out

Marked with the makers name and address – 191 The Strand – this reel dates from pre 1884 (when “& Co” was added). With a raised check housing (constant check)¬†and turned ivory handle (2 cracks – but holding firm!) and slightly curved handle arm (retaining screw top damaged – see photo). Overall this reel is […]