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Collector Flies on Ebay

You’ll need to act quick on these as they are ending soon.

One of my favorite sellers famoustyers1942 has a nice selection of vintage hooks, books and flies up for auction right now. Included in the selection are flies by the Dettes, Fulsher, Rosborough, Cross, Veverka, Troth and many more. There is also a nice collection of Allcock hooks up for bid. Check out all the selections from famoustyers1942.

Fulsher – Rainbow Trout Thundercreek

Fulsher Rainbow Trout

Stan Bogdan “Steelhead #50” Reel

Stan Bogdan Steelhead 50 Reel

Al Troth’s “Montana” Collection

al troth collection

A rare copy of the Carrie Stevens Memorial brochure. I would love to have this in my collection.

Carrie Stevens Brochure

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swede16 is another one of my favorite sellers and always has some great collectible flies. Keep him on your book marked list to have a chance at some great streamers and eastern flies.

Wendell Folkins Blue Charm

Wendell Folkins Blue Charm

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Friday Ebay Finds – July 2, 2010

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I was going to post this Saturday, but some of these auctions end soon, so enjoy the hunt.

This Warren Duncan shadowbox is a great find. (Ends very soon) The seller 1hersheydog has some amazing items up for auction right now including flies by Gary Lafontaine, Paul Whillock, Alec Jackson, Al Troth and bob Mead to name a few. He also has a great collection of books. I may need to take that limited edition copy of Rare and Unusual Fly tying Materials of his hands.

Warren Duncan - Undertaker and Ghost
Warren Duncan - Undertaker and Ghost

This box is just amazing. Just read the description.

All the flies were purchased by me from well-known realistic fly-tyer Bob Mead – a very nice gentleman indeed. Here is the letter he wrote me explaining all the flies contained inside this shadowbox – if you purchase this, you may of course wish to arange them differently – since they were all purchased at the same time and addressed in his letter – i included them all in one single framed shadowbox. ‘Dear Rusty: In regard to this group of flies. Gary LaFontaine tied the tagged Lady Anderson wet fly in Ct. in 1972. Dave Whitlock tied the tiny shrimp pattern at a tying demo at L.L. Bean in 1983. The saltwater fly was tied by Ken Bay at a Rhode Island seminar in 1972. There are 1/2 a dozen flies tied by Wes Sanford in 72 and a neat crayfish pattern tied by Don Brown a VFTs. The 2 hornbergs were tied by Joe Sterling in 1972. The group of 3 flies were tied by Ted Barberi in 71 and the box of 9 flies were tied by J. King Danielson in 1970. The realistic stonefly is of course by Paul Whillock of England a good friend of mine. Best Regards — Bob Mead.”

I also included a very realistic Ladybug tied by Mr. Mead in the collection as well along with his signed card.

Huge Fly Shadowbox
Huge Fly Shadowbox

I was looking around for some white peacock and found some really interesting feathers being sold by jtvfeather. take a look at the unique skins, dyed starling and hard to find peacock in cameo, white and bronze.

jtvfeather on eBay
jtvfeather on eBay

This is one of the largest lots I have even seen on eBay. It looks like the inventory of a department that has gone out of business. Enough materials to last a lifetime, or start a serious addiction. The price is pretty good at the moment.

Massive fly tying lot
Massive fly tying lot

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Ebay Finds

Just a quite note about a few auctions that you may be interested in. The user famoustyers1942 has caught my eye a few times in the past and so I have been keeping watch, hoping for a few flies to come up for auction that I want to add to my collection. His collectible flies on ebay include ties from Harry Darbee, Dick Talleur, Al Troth, Bob Veverka, Lefty and many more. Below are a few of the key auctions. The end soon, so be sure to act quickly. Happy Bidding, auctions start ending on June 10th.

Winter's Hope - Bill McMillan
Winter's Hope - Bill McMillan

Blue Smelt - Bob Veverka
Blue Smelt - Bob Veverka

DeFeo's Gold Salmon Nymph - Keith Fulsher
DeFeo's Gold Salmon Nymph - Keith Fulsher

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