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Stonefly 02-11-2014 02:14 PM

Can anyone identify this old bobbin?
 
http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w.../Bobbin001.jpg

MadisonBoats 02-11-2014 04:51 PM

Store rack display attachment...?:smile:

narcodog 02-11-2014 07:50 PM

Looks like a Herter's to me.

Stonefly 02-12-2014 11:42 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by narcodog (Post 109650)
Looks like a Herter's to me.

That's what I was thinking, but hadn't seen one like it before. This one was a gift from a friend who found it in his dad's (?) gear.

I showed it to the guys at breakfast, and no one there was sure either.

steve

narcodog 02-12-2014 08:04 PM

I have seen them on Ebay quite a lot.

softhackle 02-12-2014 09:04 PM

Can't identify it but, it sure looks like a neat contraption.

Kytroutbum 03-18-2014 09:30 PM

I got one from Herter's in the Mid 60's, probably the first or one of the first bobbins I purchased. Never used in much and gave it away. I learned to tie using my fingers and the clamp with a large rubber washer on the side of the tying table. My fingers could do things then, they won't anymore. Young tyers today need to research the history of fly tying to really appreciate what we have today. Ah the Memories-

Randall Sale
the Kytroutbum


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