At Still Fishing our website is about collecting old tackle.
I have been collecting and appraising tackle for over 20 years with a particular interest in brass reels, Aerial reels and anything made by Hardy.
If you have any pre 1960’s tacke that you wish to sell or trade please contact us.
I always have reels available for trade or sale, let me know what you’re looking for.
Specifically required and paying top prices for the following;
All HARDY tackle pre 1960’s, I can generally match or exceed achieved auction prices for most of the scarce or rare Hardy fly reels in top condition such as:
- Hardy all brass Perfects, 1st model, transitionals, brass face Perfects (usually with rod in hand trademark)
- Special order uncatalogued reels, esp Perfect variants
- Other models like; Barton, Bougle, Cascapedia, St. Georges (esp red agate line guard models), Fortuna fly, Davy, Hercules, Birmingham style, Field, Auxillary brake models, Tournament fly or casting
- All other older Hardy reels; Silex, Jock Scott, Fortuna, Zane Grey, Alma, Pomeroy, White Wickham, Longstone, Silex multipliers, Silex Rex etc etc
Of special interest also:
- Allcock Aerial reels, Illingworth casting reels, Chippendale by Miller of Leeds both multiplying or single action, Anything by Percy Wadham or Slater of Newark
- Older brass reels named or unamed including clamp or spike fitting winches
- Ancient brass by Ustonson, Barth, Herro, Higginbotham, Aldred, Alfred, Blacker, Dann, Evatt, J.K.Farlow, Kirby, Little, Tanner and lots more
- Any tackle from exhibition or presentation, such as 1851 Great Exhibition, 1883 Fisheries Exhibition, including silver or silver plated reels/rods
- Old lures and baits, especially anything by GREGORY such as Cleopatra, Wheeldon, Acme, Buckingham, Paragon, Windsor Bee, Maybug, Gresham, Colorado etc
- Old gut eye salmon flies
- Fly cabinets such as Unique and Roxborough by Hardys
- Carved painted fish from the Fochabers studio , Hardy , Farlow and Malloch
- Cased fish by Cooper, Homer, Malloch and others
- Anything old of quality
I look forward to hearing from you!
Roger Still, tackle appraiser
01359 234 440
07860 313 646
For international callers:
+441359 234 440
+447860 313 646