B.James & Son Ealing Richard Walker Catalogue

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B.James & Son Ealing Richard Walker Catalogue

Post by TraditionalAngling » Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:08 pm

Just found interesting information on B.James of Ealing rod information that tells of the Mark IV in action caught over 20lbs from 1952-1957 They did do well.
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Re: B.James & Son Ealing Richard Walker Catalogue

Post by Nobby » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:28 am

Interesting to read the 'hand built throughout' and that the S/U was intended for pike!


I see Bracken Lake gets a couple of mentions.

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Re: B.James & Son Ealing Richard Walker Catalogue

Post by TemeLAD » Sun Aug 19, 2012 9:58 am

£10 12 shillings and 6 pence! - I'll take two please
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Re: B.James & Son Ealing Richard Walker Catalogue

Post by GarryProcter » Fri Aug 24, 2012 12:47 pm

£10 12 shillings and 6 pence! - I'll take two please
As a lad, that's what I paid for mine - it took me ages to save for it! And I still have it and use it.

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