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Sporting, Fishing & Hunting Collectibles

From handmade reels to cane poles, antique angling and fishing gear celebrates the heritage of one of the oldest practices of humankind. Antique and vintage sporting, angling, and fishing collectibles for sale reveal a fascinating history of a task originating from the need for survival that evolved into its own sport.

Evidence ranging from cave paintings to surviving artifacts suggest that even the earliest cultures of the Paleolithic age fished nearby waterways for sustenance. These early anglers typically relied on spears and harpoons to ensnare their fish, but fishing grew more refined as the ancient world advanced. By the age of ancient Egypt, fishing nets had become an essential tool for Nile River harvests.

The fish trade exploded during the Middle Ages with the export of codfish from northern Europe. By the 1400s, seafaring vessels had advanced to the point that fishing was becoming its own economy. It was during this boom that recreational fishing became an established practice, a tradition that persists in the present. Today's anglers aim to incorporate the most contemporary equipment into their casting, and many true enthusiasts also enjoy the history of the sport so brilliantly reflected in antique and vintage examples.

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Rare Blue Winged Teal Decoy San Francisco Bay Delta Maker
May 31, 1:00 PM EDT
Rare Blue Winged Teal Decoy San Francisco Bay Delta Maker
by Mebane Antique Auction
Est: $100- $10,000
$45016 Bids
(3) Old Timer Schrade USA Fixed Blade Knives
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
(3) Old Timer Schrade USA Fixed Blade Knives
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $300- $500
$13016 Bids
(10) UTILITY TYPE KNIFE LOT
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
(10) UTILITY TYPE KNIFE LOT
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $20- $40
$2715 Bids
IMPERIAL & PUMA HUNTING KNIVES
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
IMPERIAL & PUMA HUNTING KNIVES
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $40- $80
$14015 Bids
REMINGTON STREN ANGLER'S KNIFE
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
REMINGTON STREN ANGLER'S KNIFE
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $75- $150
$4514 Bids
Case XX Fixed Blade Hunter Knife
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
Case XX Fixed Blade Hunter Knife
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $75- $125
$4513 Bids
SCHATT & MORGAN QUEENS STEEL KNIFE
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
SCHATT & MORGAN QUEENS STEEL KNIFE
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $100- $200
$6511 Bids
GERBER PUSH BUTTON LOCK BACK KNIFE
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
GERBER PUSH BUTTON LOCK BACK KNIFE
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $40- $80
$6511 Bids
GERBER LOCKBACK KNIFE - NEW in BOX
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
GERBER LOCKBACK KNIFE - NEW in BOX
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $40- $80
$4511 Bids
(3) Fishing Reels, Heddon, Pflueger
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
(3) Fishing Reels, Heddon, Pflueger
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$5510 Bids
SCHATT & MORGAN QUEENS STEEL KNIFE
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
SCHATT & MORGAN QUEENS STEEL KNIFE
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $75- $150
$3010 Bids
A Group of Bike Accessories Inc. Handles
May 21, 6:00 PM AEST
A Group of Bike Accessories Inc. Handles
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD0- AUD0
AUD7010 Bids
1761 Dated Powder Horn
Jun 22, 9:30 AM EDT
1761 Dated Powder Horn
by Old Barn Auction
Est: $40- $1,000
$4009 Bids
Fixed Blade Knife With Sheath
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
Fixed Blade Knife With Sheath
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$1109 Bids
Old Tin Shore Bird Decoy
Jun 22, 6:30 PM EDT
Old Tin Shore Bird Decoy
by Gary R. Wallace Auctioneers Inc.
Est: $0- $0
$708 Bids
REMINGTON R2 WATERFOUL KNIFE
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
REMINGTON R2 WATERFOUL KNIFE
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $60- $120
$358 Bids
Remington Mini-Trapper Pocket Knife
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
Remington Mini-Trapper Pocket Knife
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $40- $80
$268 Bids
(2) STAUER FOLDING LOCKBACK KNIVES
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
(2) STAUER FOLDING LOCKBACK KNIVES
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $50- $100
$217 Bids
LOT OF 22 20TH CEN VINTAGE SPINNING FISHING REELS
May 22, 9:00 AM EDT
LOT OF 22 20TH CEN VINTAGE SPINNING FISHING REELS
by Affiliated Auctions & Realty LLC
Est: $80- $150
$1307 Bids
A Pair of Carbon Fiber Diving Blades Marked Cetma, Size M
May 21, 6:00 PM AEST
A Pair of Carbon Fiber Diving Blades Marked Cetma, Size M
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD0- AUD0
AUD907 Bids
Antique Taxidermy Bird Group
May 29, 10:00 AM EDT
Antique Taxidermy Bird Group
by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
Est: $250- $750
$6507 Bids
A Snorkel & Goggles Marked Fins
May 21, 6:00 PM AEST
A Snorkel & Goggles Marked Fins
by Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Est: AUD0- AUD0
AUD507 Bids
SIGNED CHUCK BUCK TRAPPER KNIFE in BOX
May 21, 11:00 AM EDT
SIGNED CHUCK BUCK TRAPPER KNIFE in BOX
by Vintage Auctions
Est: $100- $200
$206 Bids
(7pc) Fishing Reels, Garmin Personal Navigator
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
(7pc) Fishing Reels, Garmin Personal Navigator
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$556 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Sporting, Fishing & Hunting Collectibles


Weatherham Estate Treasures

Weatherham Estate Treasures

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Main Auction Galleries

Legacies Old & New, Inc.

Legacies Old & New, Inc.

Dees Auction Company,LLC

Dees Auction Company,LLC