Malloch Patent 1890s japanned salmon fly box & gut eye salmon flies to display up to 2-1/2″


A rare early Malloch of Perth, Scotland Patent black japaned 3 leaf fly box. The twin metal Malloch nickel plates are tough to find on any box. Externally measuring approx. 8” x5” x1”, good exterior for its age with paper sticker one side. It opens to show a cream lacquer interior fitted with large salmon fly clips. Holds a good array of vintage and antique gut eye salmon flies in various patterns up to 2-1/2” long. The examples of the right-hand side of the box are mainly distressed but good to reuse the hooks when tying vintage pattern flies. In all a great display box dating pre 1900 for any collector


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