• Sporting
Lot 1125


Estimate: $50 - $100
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$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE FISHING TACKLE, ADVERTISING, AND OTHER ARTICLES, LOT OF 16, comprising William Mills & Son, Inc., No. 153, Fishing Tackle Catalog, 1953; a large matchbook with advertising for Glen L. Evans Shyster Spinners; a set of six Excelsior No. 20 wire trolling hooks with "Kant Kink" cable wire in original package; a set of six Hercules Pennell hollow point turn down eye hooks on cable wire in original packaging; a set of three Pflueger Sobey fish hooks in sizes No. 8/0, 9/0, and 10/0 presented on original or period packaging cards; a perforated card for South Bend Bait Co. No. 113 cable wire snelled hooks, including two original hooks and lacking one; a set of two wooden hook cases and one pasteboard box for Pflueger Kirby 1 fish hooks, including uncounted, possibly original hooks to the interior of one case and the box; two round assorted hooks tin boxes, one for U.S. Tackle Corp. and the other for Pflueger, each with an assortment of unidentified hooks to interior; a plastic box with Wright & McGill Co. Eagle Claw hooks label to interior, holding two double hooks; and two wooden spools of casting line, consisting of one Sears Black Beauty, and the other Gladding's Service. 20th century. Various sizes.


Fair to very good overall condition with imperfections including wear, surface scratches, rusting to some metal components, discoloration, etc.; labels and paper with stains, creases, tears, and/or losses; one Pflueger wooden hook case with cap ill-fitting and loose on base.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.