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Auction Description for gardiner: Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns
Viewing Notes:
At Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA: Tuesday 11th December 2012, 9am to 4.30pm; & Wednesday 12th December 9am to 1pm.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/gavingardiner

Modern & Vintage Sporting Guns

by Gavin Gardiner Limited

Platinum House

316 lots with images

December 12, 2012

Live Auction

Saleroom Location: Sotheby's

Upper Grosvenor Gallery, 34-35 New Bond Street

London, W1A 2AA United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1798 875300

Fax: +44 (0)1798 875300

Email: gavin@gavingardiner.com

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A GROUP OF GUNMAKERS OIL BOTTLES comprising: 8

Lot 101: A GROUP OF GUNMAKERS OIL BOTTLES comprising: 8

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Description: A GROUP OF GUNMAKERS OIL BOTTLES comprising: 8 bottles of various patterns, some named, together with an oil can and 3 further oilers (12)

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A GROUP OF VINTAGE RELOADING TOOLS including: 4

Lot 102: A GROUP OF VINTAGE RELOADING TOOLS including: 4

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Description: A GROUP OF VINTAGE RELOADING TOOLS including: 4 capper/de-capper tools and 2 rolled turnover machine (6)

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REHWAPPEN A GERMAN ORIGINAL BOWIE KNIFE 10-inch

Lot 103: REHWAPPEN A GERMAN ORIGINAL BOWIE KNIFE 10-inch

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Description: REHWAPPEN A GERMAN ORIGINAL BOWIE KNIFE 10-inch stainless steel blade with nickel crosspiece and stag horn handle, it its leather sheath

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A LEATHER TAKE-DOWN GUN SLIP with suede lining and

Lot 104: A LEATHER TAKE-DOWN GUN SLIP with suede lining and

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Description: A LEATHER TAKE-DOWN GUN SLIP with suede lining and individual pouches for action and barrels

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A PAIR OF NORMANDY HIDE AND LEATHER GUNSLIPS AND

Lot 105: A PAIR OF NORMANDY HIDE AND LEATHER GUNSLIPS AND

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Description: A PAIR OF NORMANDY HIDE AND LEATHER GUNSLIPS AND MATCHING CARTRIDGE BAG with leatther straps, the bag for about 150 cartridges

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J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER

Lot 106: J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER

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Description: J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE with leather straps and oak dividers, for about 250 cases

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JOHN RIGBY & CO. A FOLDING HUNTING KNIFE 3

Lot 107: JOHN RIGBY & CO. A FOLDING HUNTING KNIFE 3

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Description: JOHN RIGBY & CO. A FOLDING HUNTING KNIFE 3 1/2-inch single edge blade etched with Rigby motifs, the reverse etched S. Mackrill, Maker, horn grips, in its leather sheath

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A BARREL WALL THICKNESS GAUGE the heavy base with

Lot 108: A BARREL WALL THICKNESS GAUGE the heavy base with

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Description: A BARREL WALL THICKNESS GAUGE the heavy base with four interchangeable rods to measure different calibres

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J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER GUN

Lot 109: J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER GUN

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Description: J. PURDEY & SONS A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment blocked for 29-inch barrels (will take 30-inch)

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STEPHEN GRANT & JOSEPH LANG A LEATHER GUN CASE

Lot 110: STEPHEN GRANT & JOSEPH LANG A LEATHER GUN CASE

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Description: STEPHEN GRANT & JOSEPH LANG A LEATHER GUN CASE with compartment for 30-inch barrels; together with an ARmy & Navy leather gun case, with compartment for 28-inch barrels; and a Stephen Grant rifle case, with compartment for 27-inch barrels, all with damp damage (3)

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A LARGE GAME REGISTER of a military gentleman,

Lot 111: A LARGE GAME REGISTER of a military gentleman,

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Description: A LARGE GAME REGISTER of a military gentleman, covering the years 1921 to 1950, covering both shooting and fishing and relating mainly to sport in the Highlands, with numerous added photographs and comments

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COGSWELL & HARRISON A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER

Lot 112: COGSWELL & HARRISON A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER

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Description: COGSWELL & HARRISON A BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER GUN CASE with lift-out tray for 30-inch barrels and ammunition compartment

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HOLLAND & HOLLAND A CANVAS GUN CASE with

Lot 113: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A CANVAS GUN CASE with

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Description: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A CANVAS GUN CASE with compartment for 30-inch barrels, maker's label numbered for gun 16524

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TWO BRASSBOUND MAHOGANY GUN CASES the interiors

Lot 114: TWO BRASSBOUND MAHOGANY GUN CASES the interiors

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Description: TWO BRASSBOUND MAHOGANY GUN CASES the interiors re-lined, one lid split

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E. J. CHURCHILL A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE with

Lot 115: E. J. CHURCHILL A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE with

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Description: E. J. CHURCHILL A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE with leather straps and dividers for about 250 cases

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ARMY & NAVY A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE for about

Lot 116: ARMY & NAVY A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE for about

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Description: ARMY & NAVY A LEATHER CARTRIDGE MAGAZINE for about 250 cases, with leather straps; together with a further cartridge magazine, for about 200 cases (2)

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A SMALL COLLECTION OF MILITARY HOLSTERS including:

Lot 117: A SMALL COLLECTION OF MILITARY HOLSTERS including:

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Description: A SMALL COLLECTION OF MILITARY HOLSTERS including: 3 leather revolver holsters, Sam Brown belt, ammunition pouches, leather Colt 1911 holster and further webbing holsters (Qty)

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HOLLAND & HOLLAND A LEATHER RIFLE CASE suitable

Lot 118: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A LEATHER RIFLE CASE suitable

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Description: HOLLAND & HOLLAND A LEATHER RIFLE CASE suitable for a take-down bolt-action sporting rifle, with 34-inch barrel compartment

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A QUANTITY OF PARKER HALE CLEANING BRUSHES, MOPS

Lot 119: A QUANTITY OF PARKER HALE CLEANING BRUSHES, MOPS

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Description: A QUANTITY OF PARKER HALE CLEANING BRUSHES, MOPS AND JAGS for shotgun and rifle calibres, as well as a quantity of patches; and a large number of shotgun and rifle butt plates by various makers (Qty)

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CHUBB A MULTIGAUGE

Lot 120: CHUBB A MULTIGAUGE" BORE DIAMETER MICROMETER to

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Description: CHUBB A MULTIGAUGE" BORE DIAMETER MICROMETER to measure 12 16 and 20-bores with metric dial in its maker's box with instructions

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A PAIR OF WELL FIGURED WALNUT STOCK BLANKS

Lot 121: A PAIR OF WELL FIGURED WALNUT STOCK BLANKS

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Description: A PAIR OF WELL FIGURED WALNUT STOCK BLANKS

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TEN VINTAGE SHOTGUN CLEANING RODS various

Lot 122: TEN VINTAGE SHOTGUN CLEANING RODS various

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Description: TEN VINTAGE SHOTGUN CLEANING RODS various patterns, mainly ebony or walnut (10)

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PURDEY GUN CASE ACCESSORIES comprising: a pair of

Lot 123: PURDEY GUN CASE ACCESSORIES comprising: a pair of

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Description: PURDEY GUN CASE ACCESSORIES comprising: a pair of named maker's turnscrews and matching striker disc tool, snap caps in leather pouch, oil bottle, striker pot and instruction booklet

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BOSS & CO. A FINE BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER CASE

Lot 124: BOSS & CO. A FINE BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER CASE

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Description: BOSS & CO. A FINE BRASSBOUND OAK AND LEATHER CASE with compartment for 29-inch barrel, in its canvas outer cover

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PAYNE-GALLWEY HIGH PHEASANTS IN THEORY AND IN

Lot 125: PAYNE-GALLWEY HIGH PHEASANTS IN THEORY AND IN

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Description: PAYNE-GALLWEY HIGH PHEASANTS IN THEORY AND IN PRACTICE London 1913

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A SMALL QUANTITY OF BOOKS including: The History

Lot 126: A SMALL QUANTITY OF BOOKS including: The History

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Description: A SMALL QUANTITY OF BOOKS including: The History of the Colt Revolver "The British Falling Block Rifle", "Big Game Hunters", etc

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WILLIAM ASTOR CHANLER THROUGH JUNGLE AND DESERT

Lot 127: WILLIAM ASTOR CHANLER THROUGH JUNGLE AND DESERT"

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Description: WILLIAM ASTOR CHANLER THROUGH JUNGLE AND DESERT" New York1896, with two maps in the back cover, frontispiece missing; together with Anderson, "Twenty Five Years in a Wagon, Sport and Travel in South Africa", new edition, London, 1888 (2)

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ABEL CHAPMAN ON SAFARI

Lot 128: ABEL CHAPMAN ON SAFARI" London1908 small split to

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Description: ABEL CHAPMAN ON SAFARI" London1908 small split to spine

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ANGUS HAMILTON SOMALILAND

Lot 129: ANGUS HAMILTON SOMALILAND" London 1911; together

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Description: ANGUS HAMILTON SOMALILAND" London 1911; together with Curtis, "Hunting in Africa, East and West", Boston and New York, 1925; and Dracopoli, "Through Jubaland to the Lorian Swamp", London, 1914 (3)

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HARRIS THE WILD SPORTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

Lot 130: HARRIS THE WILD SPORTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA" London

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Description: HARRIS THE WILD SPORTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA" London 1839; together with Kittenberger, "Big Game Hunting in East Africa", London,1929, both re-bound, incorporating the original cloth covers (2)

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FRANCIS B. PEARCE RAMBLES IN LION LAND

Lot 131: FRANCIS B. PEARCE RAMBLES IN LION LAND" London

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Description: FRANCIS B. PEARCE RAMBLES IN LION LAND" London 1898; together with Pease, "The Book of the Lion", London,1913, re-bound; and Lacy, "Pictures of Travel, Sport and Adventure", London, 1899 (3)

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C. V. A. PEEL SOMALILAND

Lot 132: C. V. A. PEEL SOMALILAND" London 1900 with

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Description: C. V. A. PEEL SOMALILAND" London 1900 with Imperial Institute Library stamp

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POWELL-COTTON IN UNKNOWN AFRICA

Lot 133: POWELL-COTTON IN UNKNOWN AFRICA" London 1904

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Description: POWELL-COTTON IN UNKNOWN AFRICA" London 1904

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POWELL-COTTON A SPORTING TRIP THROUGH ABYSSINIA

Lot 134: POWELL-COTTON A SPORTING TRIP THROUGH ABYSSINIA"

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Description: POWELL-COTTON A SPORTING TRIP THROUGH ABYSSINIA" London 1902

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A. DONALDSON SMITH THROUGH UNKNOWN AFRICA

Lot 135: A. DONALDSON SMITH THROUGH UNKNOWN AFRICA

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Description: A. DONALDSON SMITH THROUGH UNKNOWN AFRICA COUNTRIES" London and New York 1897 re-bound

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A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AFRICAN INTEREST titles

Lot 136: A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AFRICAN INTEREST titles

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Description: A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AFRICAN INTEREST titles including: Animal Life in Africa" "Through Angola", "Marching on Tanga", "The Rediscovered Country", "Wild Elephant Chase", "Between the Sunlight and the Thunder", "No Tears for the Crocodile" (7)

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WALTER WINANS THE ART OF REVOLVER SHOOTING

Lot 137: WALTER WINANS THE ART OF REVOLVER SHOOTING" New

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Description: WALTER WINANS THE ART OF REVOLVER SHOOTING" New York and London 1901; together with further publications, including: "Armourers' Marks", "The Art of Shooting", and some military pamphlets (Qty)"

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W. KIETH NEAL & DAVID BACK THE MANTONS

Lot 138: W. KIETH NEAL & DAVID BACK THE MANTONS" 2 vols

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Description: W. KIETH NEAL & DAVID BACK THE MANTONS" 2 vols including the Manton Supplement; and a copy of "Forsyth & Co Patent Gunmakers" (3)

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A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AMERICAN INTEREST including:

Lot 139: A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AMERICAN INTEREST including:

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Description: A GROUP OF BOOKS OF AMERICAN INTEREST including: Sharpe The Rifle in America"; Fraser "American Pistol Shooting"; Wilson, "Textbook of the Automatic Pistol"; Henry Fitzgerald, "Shooting"; and four further titles (8)

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AUGUSTUS GRIMBLE DEER STALKING

Lot 140: AUGUSTUS GRIMBLE DEER STALKING" London 1888

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Description: AUGUSTUS GRIMBLE DEER STALKING" London 1888

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J. G. MILLAIS BRITISH DEER AND THEIR HORNS

Lot 141: J. G. MILLAIS BRITISH DEER AND THEIR HORNS" London

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Description: J. G. MILLAIS BRITISH DEER AND THEIR HORNS" London 1897

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A GROUP OF DEER STALKING TITLES including:

Lot 142: A GROUP OF DEER STALKING TITLES including:

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Description: A GROUP OF DEER STALKING TITLES including: Whitehead, The Deer of Great Britain and Ireland London, 1964; The Whitehead Encylopaedia, signed by the author, 1993; and six further titles (8)

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PFLUEGER A MEDALIST REEL the 3 1/2-inch perforated

Lot 143: PFLUEGER A MEDALIST REEL the 3 1/2-inch perforated

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Description: PFLUEGER A MEDALIST REEL the 3 1/2-inch perforated drum with ivorine handle, the rim marked No.2 1496 1/2""

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J. W. YOUNG & SON A BEAUDES REEL with 2 7/8-inch

Lot 144: J. W. YOUNG & SON A BEAUDES REEL with 2 7/8-inch

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Description: J. W. YOUNG & SON A BEAUDES REEL with 2 7/8-inch perforated drum; together with a House of Hardy Viscount Mark III"; and a C. Farlow & Co. "The Grenaby" fly reel (3)"

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HARDY BROTHERS THE ST. GEORGE

Lot 145: HARDY BROTHERS THE ST. GEORGE" FLY REEL 3 3/8-inch

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Description: HARDY BROTHERS THE ST. GEORGE" FLY REEL 3 3/8-inch size the perforated drum with composition handle ribbed brass foot

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A GROUP OF REELS including: two Zebco spinning

Lot 146: A GROUP OF REELS including: two Zebco spinning

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Description: A GROUP OF REELS including: two Zebco spinning reels (models 11 and 33); an American Boy Model B reel; a Pflueger Medalist reel; and Grice & Young Orlando Minor" reel (4)"

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HARDY BROS. THE SUNBEAM

Lot 147: HARDY BROS. THE SUNBEAM" 6/7 REEL 3 3/8-inch

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Description: HARDY BROS. THE SUNBEAM" 6/7 REEL 3 3/8-inch perforated drum"

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HARDY BROS. A L.R.H. LIGHTWEIGHT REEL 2 3/4-inch

Lot 148: HARDY BROS. A L.R.H. LIGHTWEIGHT REEL 2 3/4-inch

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Description: HARDY BROS. A L.R.H. LIGHTWEIGHT REEL 2 3/4-inch perforated drum

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HARDY BROS. THE SUPER SILEX MULTIPLIER

Lot 149: HARDY BROS. THE SUPER SILEX MULTIPLIER" REEL 3

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Description: HARDY BROS. THE SUPER SILEX MULTIPLIER" REEL 3 1/4-inch perforated drum ribbed brass foot

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PFLUEGER A SUPREME

Lot 150: PFLUEGER A SUPREME" REEL together with an Abu

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Description: PFLUEGER A SUPREME" REEL together with an Abu Ambassador reel; and a Good-All spinning reel (3)"

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