Being in touch regularly with collectors of antique and vintage fishing tackle, we sometimes find they are looking for an item we don’t currently have in stock. In these instances we will always do our best to see if we can help source an item for them – hence this WANTED page with the list of items we are currently seeking below.
If you have anything on this list you would be willing to sell, please fill in the form on our ‘Sell’ page to give us full details of the item along with some photographs and we will get in touch. It would be useful if you note in the description this is matching an item on the Wanted list thank you.
Alternatively, if you are looking for something specific in the world of fishing antiques or vintage tackle and can’t find it on our site, please contact us and we will try to help.
THE WANTED LISTItems we are specifically looking for and want to buy.
|Fochabers for Farlow's carved salmon|
|Sharpe's Avocet coarse rod
Please let us know if you have one to sell.
|Hardy Flyweight reel
If you have a nice example of this little reel from Hardy's please let us know.
|Silstar X-Citer spinning 3549 240
We need a top section for one of these rods if you have one to sell?
|Hardy Silex Jewel
Do you have a Hardy Silex Jewel in nice condition you'd like to sell? We'd be very interested to hear from you if so!
|Hardy Silex Jewel or Super Silex in LHW
We are now also looking for a second Hardy Silex Jewel or a left hand Super Silex
|Hardy Deluxe 8'6' #4/5 fly rod
We have a new customer looking for one of these rods if you have one to sell?
|Hardy Zane No. 3 reel
We have a customer looking for one of these reels in good condition. Please contact us if you have one you want to sell.
|Hardy Zane Fly Rods
We are always interested in hearing of any Hardy Zane Fly Rods that are for sale.
|4-section Sharpe's rod bag
We want to buy a 4-section original rod bag for a 14' #10 Sharpe's spliced rod, - in mint condition.
|Marcus Warwick Legend 11ft 3 piece 7/8 weight
We have a client looking for this specific model of Legend rod, built by the late Marcus Warwick. Please let us know if you have one you would be interested in selling.
|Half-Moon Dial for a Hardy Silex Major
A small item: We have a client with a pre-war Hardy Silex Major that needs a half-moon dial as per the one pictured (this one is from a Superba but is identical). Do you have one with LIGHT on the left and HEAVY on the right (opposite of a Super Silex) that you would be willing to part with?
| 3 x Hardy rods wanted
Hardy’s Allinone rod, Hardy’s Corbett rod either no 1 or no 2 and a Hardy Decantelle rod.