Frank Sawyer flies.

tomglum

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Hi all,
rummaging through an old fishing box I have come across 25 flies by Frank Sawyer, they are on 5 labelled and signed cards in tiny envelopes, are these rare, I have tried to download a photo but the file says its to big.
Tim
 
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Lewis Chessman

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Hello, Tom, and welcome.
Others, I'm sure, will know far more than me but I'm certain I'm not alone in wanting to see the flies. If you could post a photo of a few I'm positive they will be gratefully received here.
Hope you stick around and enjoy the place.
Lewis.
 

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Hi all,
rummaging through an old fishing box I have come across 25 flies by Frank Sawyer, they are on 5 labelled and signed cards in tiny envelopes, are these rare, I have tried to download a photo but the file says its to big.
Tim
Hi Tim

I don't think they are worth anything at all. I'll give you a fiver for them. Deal?...
 

tomglum

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Hello, Tom, and welcome.
Others, I'm sure, will know far more than me but I'm certain I'm not alone in wanting to see the flies. If you could post a photo of a few I'm positive they will be gratefully received here.
Hope you stick around and enjoy the place.
Lewis.
Thanks Lewis i've tried but I don't know how to condense the pictures to post
Tim
 

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Very interesting to see. I have never heard of the Sawyer Swedish before. Also interesting to see how much skinnier his nymphs are compared to modern ties.
 

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Yes, I think it would be accurate to say there will be interest.

Pity one of the Killer Bugs looks to be missing, otherwise you'd have a full set, but I don't think that will matter too much.
 

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It would appear unusual to have Frank's signature on the back of the cards. If frank did tie the flies and signed the card then you have something very unique.
As per Bob, his wife tied flies and later his daughter after Frank's death. Just google Frank Sawyer river keeper.
 
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