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CreelNetMount.jpgCreel, Net & Mount Display
An example of how to create an area displaying a Creel, Net and Mount combination. Click image to see an enlarged photo. Note: Items not for sale, display only.
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CreelTIGHT FRENCH WEAVE SPLIT WILLOW CREEL C.1920'S
Large 16" early French weave split willow creel in excellent condition! This is a fine example of the early creels imported to the United States Tackle Shops pre-leather trim. It is also an example of the tightly woven creels that the famous Oregon Creel makers imported and then dressed with their fancy tooled leather. This creel measures approximately 16" across its bottom and 10" high at its back! Makes a great addition to any collection or as a display artifact for cabin, lodge, or home. The lid closure is intact and there are leather hinges at rear of top. There was no harness found with it and the harness were after-market purchases if desired. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 19304Reg. Price $149.00 $119.00 Sale!
Creel - AluminumALUMINUM WOVEN CREEL W/HARNESS C.1948 RARE
Very scarce all woven aluminum creel c. 1948. This creel is illustrated on page 178 in the "Art of The Creel" book. This creel measures approximately 14" across its bottom by 8 1/4" high at the back. It displays really nicely with no breaks in the woven aircraft aluminum strips. A harness was found with the creel which we are including. It is in great condition too and made of leather and canvass. A unique vintage creel for display/collecting/use ! Please click on its image to see additionals closeups!
SKU 19615Price $169.00
Creel with PocketSPLIT WILLOW CREEL W/POCKET NO. 12 CHILDS C.1930'S !
This smaller scaled split willow creel was probably used by children to bring their catches home! It is marked on the bottom "12" denoting it's size which was measured across its' bottom width, twelve inches. This size creel is very scarce particularly in such great condition. This creel stands approximately 8" high and has a 7" embossed measure across the back of the lid top. To put this into perspective the standard size creel is on average 15" across its bottom and stands 9" high. The original carry handle, closing strap & buckle and front pocket snaps are original and all in working condition. C. 1930's this scarcer smaller size creel was made in the Far East (Japan) for export to the American Fly & Sporting shops in the USA. There was no harness found with this vintage creel which were after market purchases anyway. These are the same baskets that were used by the famous leather workers to dress with their saddle quality leather that they tooled and embossed and have become collectors creels today! These American makers were George Lawrence, Peters, Clark, McMonies, A.E. Nelson, Kenn's to name a few. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 19625Price $195.00
Creel - Fishing BasketCREEL RATTAN WICKERWORK "HAMPER STYLE" RARE EX!
As seen on Page 137 of the "Art of The Creel" this creel is a woven rattan "Hamper" style fishing creel! Well made, solid construction these creels were imported from the Far East to American Tackle Shops before and after the war. This one measures approximately 13" wide by 7 1/2" front to back by 10" tall. Closing ring on front is working great! Nice addition to any creel collection! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 16246Price $198.00
Creel - Indian Fishing BasketCREEL EASTERN WOODLAND INDIAN
Beautiful Indian woven splint creel with early center hole from Maine. It shows a checker board pattern woven with equal size splints (ash, birch)? C. 1900's this creel is in excellent condition with original leather hinges.. Note the larger woven spacing on the bottom to allow water/wetness to easily drain. These creels are featured in the "Art of the Creel" book starting on page35 Chapter. 3. This creel measures approximately 12" across its bottom and stands 9" high. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 3490Price $289.00
McMonies CreelCREEL MCMONIES POCKETED SPLIT WILLOW SCARCE
Early McMonies large 16" split willow pocketed fishing creel trimmmed in cowhide leather with the "snake" embossing! This creel is beautifully illustrated on page 87 of the book on creels, "Art of The Creels". McMonies was one of the finest leather products manufactures in Portland, Oregon. This creel is stamped on the back near the rear carry handle with their traditional "60" & "5" (60 denoted a pocket and 5 denoted the size). The lid and front pocket closing straps and buckles are original and in tack! Embossed measure across the rear lid top. Creel previously owned. It still shows overall great condition and great patina! Please click on its image to seem additional closeups!
SKU 19300Price $1,295.00
George Lawrence Tillamook CreelCREEL GEORGE LAWRENCE "TILLAMOOK" POCKETED EX+!
Leathered George Lawrence pocketed model "Tillamook" whole willow 14” wide creel basket. The basket is clean and solid with a very nice patina and is leathered with cow hide and embossed with the Lawrence "Supreme" tooling with makers logo embossed on the back. Condition is Excellent. Includes a complete marked Lawrence deluxe tooled cow hide leather shoulder strap! This is a whole wicker/willow woven creel basket with spectacular leather patina! Please click on the items image to see additional closeups! GEORGE LAWRENCE Co. was founded in 1857 in PORTLAND OREGON
SKU 19639Price $1,979.00
George Lawrence Tillamook CreelCREEL GEORGE LAWRENCE "TILLAMOOK" SPLIT WILLOW !
Rare George Lawrence of Portland, Oregon, Tillamook creel, decorative hand tooled leather covered split willow basket measuring 15” across base, 10 1/4” tall at rear, 5” deep, creel body curved to fit around the angler, forward tapering hinged opening lid with fish measure stamped to rear hinge, George Lawrence logo stamped/embossed on back side. Front pocket also trimmed with the Lawrence "Supreme" pattern. Rear carry handle, front strap & buckle are all original and in tack. Fine craftsman’s work, the George Lawrence Company, Portland, Oregon was established in 1857. This creel has great coloring– see images for full detail. Similar Tillamook creel can be seen on the rear cover of the book The Art of The Creel as well as page 54 of the chapter 4 within the same book! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!
SKU 14860Price $2,179.00
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