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Creel, Net & Mount Display
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ART OF THE CREEL SKU ISBN # 0-9659172-7-4Price $49.95
Hugh Chatham and Dan McClain
"The Art of the Creel" is a photographic perspective on a wide variety of creels, their makers, their materials, and their artistic appeal. With more than 200 different creels photographed, this book provides a comprehensive look at all the major categories of creel as well as some very rare, one of a kind creels that are tucked away in private collections. The authors have also provided pertient information about the history and the makers of most of the creels. There is still much to learn about the subject and "The Art of the Creel" is as good place to start for anyone interested in fishing creels. (Note: There are no values given)
TIGHT 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 not intact. 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 18238Price $189.00
BEAUTIFUL SIZE 14 TIGHT SPLIT WILLOW CREEL W/LEATHER TRIM & HARNESS!
Great condition vintage tight split willow creel with vertical leather trim on front! This creel is approximately 14" wide across its bottom. It has its original rear carry handle and front closing strap and buckle. Made in Japan for the American Tackle shops as were 98% of all creels since the early 1900's including the baskets that the famous Oregon Creel makers used to dress with their fancy tooled saddle leather. It was found with a new old stock (unused) shoulder harness which was always a "after market" purchase and it is included! Nice addition to any collection or perfect to display in home, cabin, or lodge! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18806Price $198.00
RARE "ED CUMMINGS" LOW BOY CREEL EX+!
This is a rare Ed Cummings "Low Boy" creel in excellent original condition! Low Boy or elongated low profile creels are generally scarce to begin with but a Cummings creel from Flint, Michigan are very scarce in this condition! This creel measures 17" across by 6" high at the back and 4 3/4" at the front. Original wooden carved closing latch (a somewhat Cummings trademark on his creels). Great patina ! We have one in our personal collection and this one is every bit as nice! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18996Price $279.00
RARE NO.6 JOHN CLARK SADDELERY CO. ANTIQUE CREEL !
This is a 16" Split Willow Creel with saddle leather trim with tooled and embossed patterns. C.1922 Clark started his company in 1878 and he pass away in 1923. His family continued the company till 1927. Obviously a used creel but shows great patina. Closing strap and handle still intact! Half leather top. The split willow weave is an nice example of the "tight French weave" baskets created early on. A few loose threads but nothing that detracts from how this creel displays. Beautiful large creel from a well known Oregon creel maker in his day! No harness they were after market purchases depending on your own personal dimensions. Please click on its image to see additional closeups. Being sold as shown.SKU 18770Price $695.00
A.E. NELSON LEATHERED SPLIT WILLOW CREEL/SIGNED
Mint/unused 14" split willow creel by Oregon maker A.E. Nelson. Pictures tell whole story...never used, beautifully tooled and including a high quality padded harness by Nelson too! They don't get any better then this! Signed on back A.E. Nelson in leather. Please click on its image for additional close ups!SKU 13830Price $1,150.00