Author Archives: Stefan Duma

Mullocks Auction

This Saturday will see the summer sale by Mullocks at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow Racecourse. Unfortunately I will not be there but there are some great items for sale. A friend will be carrying a couple of bids for me. … Continue reading

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DAM, Heddon, Creek Chub, Gobel & Ever Ready Lures. Part II

The last article certainly did cause some interest and I want to thank all those people who where kind enoughto supply information. Various information came to light and here we will just tie up all the loose ends. Walt Hickerson … Continue reading

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Redditch Review.

I arrived nice and early in the hope of finding something nice to add to my collection but unfortunately despite a few hours looking I could find nothing.  There were some fantastic items including a David Slater made Combination reel … Continue reading

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Redditch Tackle Fair Sunday 16th May

This Sunday will see the spring tackle fair at Redditch taking place as usual at the Abbey Sports Stadium Redditch on Sunday 16th May. As usual there will be plenty of table with lots of tackle for sale in a wide range of prices. … Continue reading

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Otto Zwarg

I have been promising various people for sometime now that I would write an article on Zwarg reels. I recently met a subscriber who reminded me of this and that he was desperate to learn as much as possible about … Continue reading

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DAM, Heddon, Creek Chub, Gobel & Ever Ready Lures.

About seven years ago when I did my first tackle show in Germany I was introduced to the DAM Vampir lure and straight away I thought that it was a copy of the Heddon Gamefisher. I did wonder why Heddon … Continue reading

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Angling Auctions

This Saturday I will be at the Chiswick Town Hall for Neil Freemans Angling Auctions. Lots of very nice items and hoepfully I will return with a few. For further details click HERE

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Spring & Lever Hooks

 At  the last Phillips sale I was surprised to see the appearance of a spring loaded hook. This particular one was Swedish and I first came across this hook in the early 1970’s when I was doing my arctic warfare … Continue reading

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Hardy Curragh Creel

Another scarce Hardy creel that I recently had the pleasure to come across was the Curragh. I had never seen it before and to be perfectly honest I did spend some time looking at it and trying to decide if … Continue reading

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Hardy Drop Knife

The emergence of the Hardy Drop knife at auction recently caused plenty of discussion amongst some of my close collecting friends. Once the auction was over there was even more, mainly due to the fact that it sold for £3,200 … Continue reading

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