Violet Fane vintage fly tying box of material & Geo Kelson hand written letter

£699.00

The Fly Tying box and materials of Violet S Fane, close friend of Kelson and fellow fly Tyer

 being a Farlow & Co. London black japanned reservoir, measuring 13″x9″x6″, initials â??VSF” painted to lid, with leather handle, hinged lid reveals cream interior, a lift out slotted seals fur sampler with hinged lid, 2 x further trays containing good mixed quantities of feathers incl. Bustard(4/5 small feathers) Alfred’s Light Yellow feathers, Florican hackles, Guinea, Peacock, turkey, golden pheasant, various silks and bobbins, a handwritten list of flies noting seasonal use + various other paperwork by Fane & kelson. Provenance Cheffins sale of fishing tackle, Mrs Violet Fane, 14-04-11.

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