Leather bound French weave fishing creel or fishing basket with old leather shoulder harness. NO damage to the hand tied French weave or tight weave, leather stitching or shoulder harness. Creel is 13” long, 4” deep and 8” tall. The top lid is 10 1/2” by 6”. There is an 8” ruler printed on the back top of the lid. Exterior is very clean, interior is soiled. NO fish smell. No makers mark.
Original unrestored creels like this one are very scare. See last photo of many other fishing items we have available for sale. Need ideas for decorating? Select from our group photo. We have a large selection of Antique Fishing creels, Fly fishing Reels, Fly Rods, Bamboo and Fiberglass, Stream side scales, Leather Fly Wallets, Assortments of fly fishing flies, Streamers, Framed Flies and Framed and Unframed Fish Prints listed that are all on sale. We do not sell damaged creels or ones with the bottoms rotted out. It was a common practice to place wet moss inside of the creel, this kept the trout fresh. For this reason the vast majority of creels have severe damage and crumble when handled. This is not the case with creels that we sell.
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