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  1. The Hogarth reel, or maybe not!
  2. The Kings of Nottingham.
  3. The lure of Hardy glass fibre rods.
  4. New Poldark series features Thomas Turner fishing rod and reel
  5. The Allcock’s Duplex Threadline Spinning Reel
  6. The Sterling Nottingham Fishing Reel
  7. The Smith & Wall 3 Part Reel
  8. Milward’s Tiger Traces
  9. Cowan of Edinburgh 1869 -1898
  10. Hardy Improved Invincible Fishing Brogues
  11. Curious friction drive reel for left & right hand wind
  12. Heaton’s Patent 1888 fishing reel – forerunner to large arbor reels
  13. The Brake Block Wood & Brass Nottingham Reel
  14. The George F Ball Free Flo spinning reel for trigger happy anglers.
  15. How to Gag a Pike the Jardine Way.
  16. Eggington & Sons Rod Makers of Merton, London
  17. Allcock’s Commodore big game and big value fishing reel
  18. The Gentle Art of Slooping.
  19. The Ainsco of Leeds reciprocating cam fishing reel.
  20. The Milward Brownie is not what you think
  21. Hardy St George Salmon Reel
  22. My Farlow teapot
  23. The Hardy Auxiliary Brake reels
  24. Collecting vintage tackle on a budget
  25. The Fishing Gazette Winch c 1895 R B Marston
  26. The Kitchen’s Patent free spool reel 1920
  27. The Intrepid Monarch Mk 1 reel
  28. Appeal – the mystery of the side casting reel
  29. The Leighton Light alloy & Bakelite spinning reel
  30. Sportex & Bronson: the collaboration
  31. The Allcock’s Aerial reel, is it a good investment?
  32. The weird side casters revolution
  33. The 200 year old brass pin stop winch
  34. When is a Speedia not a Speedia?
  35. The enigma of leather reel cases and initials
  36. The colonial fishing reels for the travelling angler
  37. The square case of Dingley & Farsure early spinning reels
  38. A Frederick Skinner Archimedian Winch c.1848 for Christmas
  39. Vintage anchor back Nottingham reel question
  40. Exceptional Hardy fishing reel and rod collection of 95 items acquired by Thomas Turner
  41. Hardy The Match Fishers Reel 1936-9
  42. Hardy Silex Superba reel from Finn De Langer Bergen, Norway
  43. The Hardy Birmingham plate wind reel – who named it?
  44. The Hardy Princess reel in green finish 1953-57 only
  45. The Hardy Decantelle reel was an Anglo-French ploy
  46. Hardy The Fly Reel – a little known gem
  47. Hardy Sunbeam 3” alloy dry fly reel 1924-57
  48. The Hardy Eddystone big game sea reel 1964-66
  49. Hardy The Compleat Angler presentation set
  50. South Coast Hardy & vintage fishing tackle collection
  51. Allcock’s Three Star boat rod offers 5-star value
  52. My Keith Linsell original watercolour is an acquired taste
  53. Hardy Brass Perfect reel with solid drum
  54. The Heath Robinson threadline reel
  55. The Harding’s Bercol threadline spinning reel
  56. LONDON TACKLE BUY: Aerials, Speedia, Dingley & Farlow reels plus cased fish
  57. Is the Grice & Young Agila an overlooked collectable fly reel?
  58. The case for Cooper copy cast fish
  59. The Farlow Livewire alloy casting reel c 1930
  60. Woolworths Winfield and great value tackle
  61. The London reels of Farlow & Eaton & Deller
  62. Christmas Newsletter Voucher Winners Announced
  63. Abu Record 2100 Sport tournament casting reel
  64. Bruce & Walker Hexagraph the Ray Walton rod
  65. Eaton & Deller of 6/7 Crooked Lane London query
  66. Hardy special edition leather fly rod tubes – only 20 made
  67. Hardy Featherweight Multiplier fly reel 1973-77
  68. J B Moscrop Patent 1891 brake reel
  69. Deller & Shuel London Dingley pattern fly reel
  70. Farlow Billiken Multiplier reel of 1915
  71. The Helical casting reel by AE Rudge of Redditch
  72. Hardy all brass Perfect salmon fly reel £12,000
  73. Ari t Hart Trilogy reel Limited Edition set 130/200
  74. Sexton Bigg, London reel maker 1881-1885
  75. Hardy Green Viscount is not a Princess
  76. The Roddy Dominator Big Game reel
  77. Allcock’s factory trade sample display frame
  78. Farlow Barrett Spinning reel c.1927-40
  79. Hardy The Silex revisited
  80. Farlow Sextile brass line drier 1st model
  81. Allcock’s Kastlite Patent drag side mount casting reel
  82. Fedeliter mystery reel
  83. The Palace Superb friction drive reel
  84. Wm Robertson of Glasgow Stork logo
  85. The Hardy Perfect reel seat blade
  86. Farlow’s Turntable light casting reel 1924-37
  87. Is the Allcock Sea Aerial reel special?
  88. How to keep your insects fresh & happy
  89. Farlow’s Scottish Pattern Patent lever reel
  90. Farlow’s finger brake spinning fly reel
  91. Nottingham Coin Reels
  92. The Hardy Super Silex Multiplier reel 1930-39
  93. John Herro of Temple Bar London 1730-1760
  94. Hardy the farne greenheart rod
  95. Risqué humour in angling advertising, the lighter side?
  96. Allcock the Shah Lure c.1870
  97. The Allcock’s glass minnow bait of the 1860’s?
  98. The Shakespeare Spin-Wondereel No 1756
  99. Hardy Miniature Palakona rod & reel set 1 of 3 with Royal links
  100. Three missing Hardy Perfect reels, keeping the faith
  101. The Coxon roller back Aerial reel
  102. Allcock’s The Brigald Patent reel?
  103. The French flag waving metal float c 1905.
  104. The Illingworth No.1 casting reel of 1905 ?
  105. Foster of Asbourne The Rational reel ?
  106. Hardy Anti Midge bottle with original box c 1910
  107. Selling to Thomas Turner vs. selling at Auction
  108. Allcock Dominion Aerial variant reel 1914 only
  109. Reuben Heaton Fishing Scene reels 1890-1910
  110. Constable Kingfisher rod reunited with owner?
  111. H.R.H Prince Axel of Denmark, 1888-1964 ?
  112. Only the French would wrap a swivel?
  113. The Hardy Simplex Wading Net
  114. Auger Tackle “The Augermatic” Patent Applied for spinning reel
  115. Steven of Berwick (upon Tweed) brass reel c 1870
  116. The unique story of the 1939 world record sea trout
  117. The Hardy Wye Palakona salmon fly rod range