Creel Identity?

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Creel Identity?

Post by LuckyLuca » Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:59 pm

Is it possible to identify a creel manufacturer?

The creel pictured below arrived at Lucky towers today.
I'm wondering if someone recognises it or the badge engraved on the clasp?

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I knew the pathway like the back of my hand
I felt the earth beneath my feet
Sat by the river and it made me complete.

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Reedling » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:10 pm

The mark on the clasp is a registration mark, have a look here LL...
http://www.ascasonline.org/articolo35.html

I bet it is older than you thought :Thumb:

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by RBTraditional » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:55 pm

Not a clue, but that is rather lovely....🤑
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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Paul F » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:41 pm

That is lovely Steve :Hat:
A coarse anglers creel from the mid 1800's
It will restore lovely and you will look the biz on the riverbank :Thumb:

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by LuckyLuca » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:31 pm

Cheers chaps! It is rather lovely. I will give it a thorough clean, soak and linseed treatment to bring it back to its best.

Reedling wrote:
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:10 pm
The mark on the clasp is a registration mark, have a look here LL...
http://www.ascasonline.org/articolo35.html

I bet it is older than you thought :Thumb:
Much older !
The registration marks it as Silver plate May 1880 I believe.
Hopefully having a silver plate clasp is a sign of quality.
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I felt the earth beneath my feet
Sat by the river and it made me complete.

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Fredline » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:47 pm

Just 3 words Luv Er Lee.
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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Old Man River » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:09 pm

That is a corker !

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Keston » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:31 pm

I couldn't help identify it but that is a rather lovely old item

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by Reedling » Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:50 am

The registration mark is used on many items LL not just metals, I only put that site up as it was the first I found that showed the kite type registration mark. So, your clasp may have been brass and not plated. Sorry if I have confused the issue a bit :Scared:. Registration numbers and marks are widely used to show that an item is a registered design and the date, and a Google trawl will explain it better than I can. I noticed from the date letter that it was old, really old, and I just knew you would be pleasantly surprised. What a lovely find and that little mark is something really special as you have an almost exact date for it.. what a result. :Thumb:

EDIT.. have a look at this site it explains the mark... https://www.kovels.com/identification-h ... marks.html

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Re: Creel Identity?

Post by PershoreHarrier » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:12 am

Absolutely splendid - lucky indeed and an absolute gem.

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