Dating ambassadeur 5000 reel
Includes paperwork describing this cabinet when purchased by the current owner. Perforated hinged lid with wooden handle, replaced brass knob on lid.
They contain a quantity of antique tackle, including tackle winders, flies on cards (distressed), an early turned bone float, etc. It is quite possible that this has been made by one of the cabinet makers employed at Kedleston, as perhaps were some of the contents. The current owner replaced the back of this cabinet with old wood. Pot-belly, coffin shaped, swelled Bombay chest style.
This rod was said to be crafted by 3M for Lew Jewett, who formed the Leisure Time Products division for 3M. Impregnated cane, cigar cork grip with cork insert reel seat and down-locking bronze hardware.
7'6", 2/2 Peerless impregnated, Weighing 3.4 oz., rated for a # 6 line weight.
The gold plated snake guides are wrapped and finished as transparent in order to show the guide feet, ferrule serrations, and cane. All splices of this rod are from the same culm of bamboo.
Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut wood insert.
The reel seat hardware is gold plated nickel silver cap and ring with ebony wood insert. 7'6', 2/1 Model 7612 There were 29 7612 rods in Dickerson's ledger, 10 of which are known to still exist. Reverse half wells cork grip with walnut insert up-locking black anodized aluminum hardware. Original bag with stiffener and labeled brass capped tube. 8'6", 2/2 Duracane model 858, serial 2911, weighing 5.7 oz., 6/7 weight line. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and replacement aluminum tube. Custom crafted from new old stock Wright and Mc Gill Water Seal tip and mid section. Very fine, not pre-owned or read.7'6", 2/2 Performance taper.
Cigar cork grip and cork reel seat with down-sliding aluminum cap and ring. Blued nickel silver female ferrules and wind check.