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Pryce-Tannatt Trout Flies

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Category
Subcategory
Reference
23053
Width
13 cm (5")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
VINTAGE TROUT FLIES, PRYCE TANNATT.
A black japanned Mascot Fly box. Cream interior fitted with felt pad to lid, holding approx. 90 small trout flies. The base contains four sprung loaded lids (with clear windows) over twelve smaller compartments containing a further approx. 50 flies of various patterns (all made by Pryce-Tannatt personally). A brass plaque stamped 'Patent Applied For' can be found on the outer rim of the lid. A wonderful collection of flies by one of the worlds best fly dressers.
Dr Edwin Pryce-Tannatt was a self-taught fly dresser who is arguably the most important of the last century. His flies are outstanding in quality, colour and the finished detail is remarkable. P-T is the most respected of past fly dressers within the related guilds and associations and for any fly dresser his book ' How to Dress Salmon Flies ' is a must.
Width
13 cm (5")
Depth
9 cm (3 1/2")
Year
1920