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Angling Auctions Chiswick London

This Saturday 2nd October, will be the autumn sale at Angling Auctions taking place at Chiswick Town Hall, to view the catalogue online click here.

You will have to register to view all the lots.

September 30, 2010   2 Comments

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.

Hardy Trade Reel at Mullocks Auction

Hardy Trade Reel at Mullocks Auction

John Mullock has revamped the online catalogue and it looks great.

For further details  click here.

July 23, 2010   1 Comment

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

March 25, 2010   No Comments

Mullocks Auction

Mullocks next auction will take place at the Clive Pavillion Ludlow on Saturday 20th March with 780 lots of tackle.

I was speaking to a friend recently who was looking to collect something “different”, well he could start with a Walker Bampton Wallace Watson reel. These unusual reels sell for anything between £200 and £300 and I think there are only three models to collect.

Wallace Watson Reel

Wallace Watson Reel

 

 For further details and the online catalogue follow the link below.

Mullocks Auction

February 27, 2010   No Comments

Mullocks Auction

This Saturday Mullocks autumn sale will take place at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow racecourse. There will be 800 lots of tackle with many fine and rare examples for those who have deep pockets.

As usual there will be tables traders there for Friday and Saturday. I look forward to seeing many of you there.

For more information follow this link.

Farlow Biliken Reel

Farlow Biliken Reel

 

Lot 68 a Farlow Biliken reel in fitted wooden case.

November 4, 2009   No Comments

Angling Auctions

I was so excited when I saw the catalogue that I had to arrange some extra money.

I will be setting out early to take a careful look at 3 items I will hopefully buy.

Here is the link to the online catalogue.

http://www.angling-auctions.co.uk/index.php

September 25, 2009   2 Comments

Mullocks Auction Ludlow.

Saturday 11th July will see the summer auction of fishing tackle at Mullocks Auction at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow. This sale is normally characterised by the large quantity of good usable fishing tackle. This time we have some  classic reels with some high price tags to accompany them.

Hardy Bougle 1912 Model

Hardy Bougle 1912 Model

Amongst which is the two Hardy Bougles, one of my favourite Hardy reels which I have had the pleasure of using in the past. 

Another fine reel is the Hardy Houghton in alloy, some people think that the Houghton was first sold as a brass faced 2 5/8 inch model only but this reel was originally all brass and later models being alloy. It’s the size which dictates the Houghton- 2 5/8 inch.

Hardy Houghton Reel.

Hardy Houghton Reel.

 For further information and to view the online catalogue click here.

July 4, 2009   No Comments

Hilderbrant’s Auction

It has been a few years since I last attended Germany’s premier Antique Fishing Tackle Auction organised by Udo Hilderbrant. Last time it was in NordRhein-Westfalen and I went with my son, who was born not far away, to show him were we lived for three years.
Udo has moved the auction but it’s still in North West Germany and he still manages to find some nice items of tackle.

Here is a link to the site with the details of the next sale on 25th April 2009, I just wish I could go as I had three great years living and working in Germany.

For any of you considering bidding Udo speaks almost perfect English, certainly better than my German.

Udo Hilderbrant Auction- click here.

April 18, 2009   No Comments

Angling Auctions

The next auction will take place at Chiswick Town Hall on Saturday 28th March.

To view the online catalogue click here.

I look forward to seeing you there.

March 2, 2009   2 Comments