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 Exploring Rare Antique Vintage Fishing Gear: Tackle Boxes, Tools,

 Weighing Scales, and Other Unique Angling Equipment.

Welcome to this segment of ReeLpedia® on page 32, where we delve into a collection of vintage fishing gear crafted by renowned companies in Australia, including Alvey, Angler, Capstan, Steelite, Alba, Gillies, and Academy. Join us as we journey through time to explore these rare and treasured pieces of angling equipment, curated by Bernie (Bernard) Ladd on February 1, 2014.

Alvey vintage Bakelite Fishing Tackle Box
ALVEY Vintage Fishing Tackle box.

ALVEY Fishing Bakelite Tackle Box. Diameter 4 7/8''-c.1938.

Alvey Junior Fishing Tackle Box
Alvey Junior Fishing Tackle box
1- Alvey Junior Fishing Tackle Box

ALVEYJunior Red Bakelite Tackle Box. Diameter 4 1/8'' .-c.1938.

Alvey Black Vintage Tackle Box
Alvey Vintage Black Fishing Tackle Box
Alvey Junior Vintage Tackle Box

ALVEYJunior Black Bakelite Tackle Box. Diameter 4 1/8'' .-c.1938.

ALVEY vintage Fishing Tackle Carton Box

Early cardboard Box.

ALVEY Bakelite Tackle Box Carton

Later  cardboard Box.

ALVEY Tackle Box Patent cetificate

 Alvey fishing bakelite tackle box. Certificate of Registration of a Design No. 17,752, certifying that the design has been registered in Class 1, in respect of a compartment box to accommodate fishing tackle, as from the eleventh day of March 1938, that Charles Alvey & Kenneth Alvey, trading as Charles Alvey & Son of Macquarie Street, St. Lucia, Brisbane, State of Queensland, Commonwealth of Australia. Manufacturers have been entered on the register of designs as the owners thereof. Courtesy Bruce Alvey.

ANGLER Bri-Mold Melbourne Tackle box
ANGLER Bri-Mold Melbourne Tackle Box
BRI MOLD MELB vintage fishing tackle box

ANGLER Bri-Mold Melbourne, bakelite fishing tackle boxes. Brown tackle   box diameter 6 1/4'' ; Black tackle box diameter 4 7/16'' -c 1930. Maker Bri-Mold MELB.

CAPSTAN Hooks & Casts Box
Capstan vintage fishing tackle box advertisement

     The CAPSTAN Hooks & Casts Box.

Bakelite and metal tackle box -c.1930. Rare.

STEELITE vintage fishing tackle box
STEELITE vintage fishing tackle box
STEELITE vintage fishing tackle box
Steelite Tackle Box
STEELITE vintage fishing tackle box

STEELITE 5'' fishing tackle gadget bakelite box, -c.1940. Featured above Mottled Green; Red; and Maroon colors. (Steelite copied the Alvey design)

ALBA Bakelite Tackle Box
 ALBA Bakelite Tackle Box

ALBA TACKLE TAINER. Bakelite 4 1/2'' tackle box.

Maker: Alba Engineering Camperdown, N.S.W. -c.1950.

ALBA DELUXE Vintage Tackle box
ALBA Deluxe Tackle Box

ALBA DELUXE TACKLE TAINER. Bakelite 5'' tackle box.

Maker: Alba Engineering Camperdown, N.S.W. -c. 1950.

GILLIES vintage metal Fly Fishing Tackle box

Courtesy John Johannson

GILLIES vintage metal Fly Fishing Tackle box
GILLIES vintage metal Fly Fishing Tackle box made in Australia. Rare

GILLIES Carlton Victoria Fly Fishing Tackle Box. -c.1950. Anodized Aluminium;

J M Gillies Carlton Vic stamped on back. Rare.

ACADEMY vintage Bakelite Tackle box made in Australia. Rare
ACADEMY vintage Bakelite Fishing Tackle box made in Australia. Rare
ACADEMY vintage Bakelite Fishing Tackle box made in Australia. Rare

ACADEMY bakelite tackle box -c.1950. Very rare.

BRI-MOLD vintage fishing tackle box

Courtesy

John Johannson  Vic

BRI-MOLD vintage fishing tackle box
BRI-MOLD vintage fishing tackle box made in Melb Australia.
CAPSTAN Plastics Sydney tackle box
CAPSTAN Plastics tackle box

SPORTSMAN fishing tackle box -c 1960. Maker: Bri-Mold Melbourne. Rare.

CAPSTAN Plastics Sydney, plastic tackle box, -c.1960.

Academy Plastics Tackle Box
Academy Fishing Vintage Tackle Box
Academy Plastic Tackle Box advertisement

ACADEMY Plastics Melbourne, soft plastic tackle boxes -c.1950.

Academy vintage fishing Tackle bag
Academy vintage fishing Tackl Pac

ACADEMY Tackle - Snare Pac. Academy Plastics Melbourne, -c.1950.

Vintage Fishing Tools and other Angling Equipment.

 Vintage Kalua Brass Fishing pliers

KALUA Brass Fishing

Pliers -c. 1940s. Rare.

Vintage HAWK brass fishing Pliers

HAWK Brass Fishing Pliers -c. 1930s. Rare.

ENSOR Vintage Fishing Line Dehydrator

The 'ENSOR' Fishing Line and Tackle  Dehydrator. Manufactured by J.M. Gillies, college cresent Carlton, Melbourne -c. 1950s. Rare.

GILLIES vintage Fly Tying Tool

Fly Tying Tool. G. M. Gillies, Carlton Melbourne Australia  -c. 1930s. Rare.

W. M . Southam Rod Makers Metal Tool
 W. M. Southam Fishing Rod maker Tool

W. M. Southam, Rod Makers Sydney Australia. Metal Tool.

Vintage Fishing Line Drying Tool maker W.M. Southam Australia

Vintage Fishing Line Winding  and Drying Tool.

Maker W.M. Southam, Australia. Rare.

 MIANGAN Vintage Dry Fly Dressing Sil Rohu

MIANGAN Dry Fly Dressing. Sil Rohu,

Sydney -c 1930s. Rare.

Vintage  Fishing line dressing

Vintage S F T S Fishing Line Float-it Dressing. Made in Australia -c 1940s Rare.

 Vintage Sunshine Fly fishing oil

Sunshine Dry Fly Dressing Oil. J.M. Gilies Melbourne -c. 1960s.

CAPSTAN vintage fishing Bait Station & Box
Capstan vintage fishing bait bucket & Box
CAPSTAN vintage Fishing Bait Station Box

The 'CAPSTAN' Standard Bait Bucket. Capstan Plastics Pty. Ltd. 297 Milperra Road, Revesby, N.S.W, Australia  -c. 1960s. Very Rare with box.

Capstan Vintage Tackle Hook Pak
Capstan Vintage Tackle Hook Pak advertisement
DALSON vintage fishing knife made in Australia
DALSON vintage fishing knife made in Australia
AUSTIPLAS Vintage Tackle box
2-Tackle box AUSTIPLAS red plastic
1-Austiplas vintage fishing bait box
2- Austiplas vintage fishing bait box
ROTA Vintage Fishing Metal Tackle Box
ROTA Vintage Fishing Tackle Box
ROTA Vintage Fishing Tackle Box

ROTA Steel Fishing Tackle Box.

Manufactured in Huntingdale, Melbourne Vic, by Sinclair & Powell P/L. Sheet Metal (steel) construction, blue hammer tone paint finish; length 43.5cm, width 20.5cm, and height 22cm.  Due to the mild steel fabrication, this all-metal expandable tackle box was prone to rusting, especially in a saltwater environment, and was also considered to be heavy and noisy by most anglers. As a result market acceptance was low, so the Rota steel tackle box was only available for a very short period before production was discontinued in the early 1970s.  Rare to find with paper fly fisherman decal intact -c. late 1960s.

Surfmaster vintage fish weighing Scales
Surfmaster vintage fish weighing Scales

SURFMASTER Fisherman's De - Liar. First imperial calibration metal tape version. Halcyon Products Newcastle. Australia  -c. 1940s.

Very hard to find in its original working order.

Surfmaster vintage Fish Weighing scales
Surfmaster vintage Fish weighing scales with Box

SURFMASTER Fisherman's De - Liar. Later imperial and metric calibration metal tape version. Halcyon Products Newcastle. Australia  -c. 1960s. Very rare in mint condition with box.

Shorweigh vintage fish weighing scales made in Australia
Shorweigh vintage fish weighing scales

SHORWEIGH® Sports Products Manufacturing Co. Kingsgrove Sydney. Fish weighing scales with metal imperial tape measurement -c. 1940s.

Rare in original working order!

3-Wooden vintage fishing measuring guage
1- Vintage wooden fish measuring guage
2-Old wooden fish measuring guage

FLEMING'S  Victorian Fish Sizer. Wood metric calibrated guage -c 1960s

ALVEY vintage fishing gaff
ALVEY vintage fishing gaff
ALVEY vintage fishing gaff handle

ALVEY Stainless Steel Fishing Gaff. This well-made gaff by ALVEY proved not to be a popular choice for anglers. Market availability was only for a short period before ALVEY decided to discontinue production -c. 1960. Hard to find.

15-ALVEY Vinatage Bait Trap Canister

ALVEY bait trap storage presentation box.

3-Rare Vintage Fish Bait Trap storage Box by CAPSTAN plastics Australia
2-Vintage Fishing Bait Trap storage Box by CAPSTAN plastics Australia
3-Vintage Fishing Bait Trap made by CAPSTAN plastics Australia

Telescopic Bait Trap Produced by CAPSTAN Plastics 297 Milperra, Revesby, Sydney NSW 2212 -c 1960s.

Rare with original storage presentation box.

Streamcraft vintage folding fish landing net with storage bag
Streamcraft vintage folding fish landing net
7-Stream Craft vintage fish landing
Streamcraft vintage folding fish landing net
Streamcraft vintage fish landing net

Streamcraft Folding Fish Landing Net with original Canvas Storage Slip Bag circa 1950. Produced by Victor Yann of Heilderberg Melbourne, Australia.

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