Antique stream side fishing scale, cylindrical circa 1913. Superior quality and condition. Will weigh a fish up to 15 pounds accurately. Solid brass with nickel silver covering the exterior, NO damage, NO dents, NO brass showing through. Size 5 1/2" overall length, the cylinder itself measures 2 1/2" in length. The scale is marked "Sportsman Utility Scale, Pat. May 3 1913, Not legal for Use in Trade, Made in USA". I have the identical scale in my personal collection which is marked Meisselbach N.J. under the Made in USA. I do mean identical, not kinda, sort of or similar. Therefore, it is safe to say this scale was made by Meisselbach. See last photo of other scales listed for sale.
At Drury House Antiques in Weston Vermont we are offering over 100+ Antique and Vintage Framed and unframed Trout prints, Fishing Prints, Fly Fishing Rods, Bamboo and Fiberglass fly rods, Wood Nets, Fly Reels, Spare Fly Rod Tubes most are Orvis, Creels, Fly Fishing Baskets, Leather Fly Wallets, Fly Boxes, Fishing Scales, Framed Flies, Larges selection of Mint unused Streamers. All Fly Fishing items are in pristine to mint condition, Also many Fresh & Salt Water Fishing Reels Many in original Boxes and some in unused condition. ALL ON SALE. Many of our Brass and Alloy Fly reels have been completely disassembled, cleaned in the ultrasonic cleaner, Polished on a professional buffing machine, Sealed with Lacquer, Reassembled, lubricated and tested. The same is true for my Bakelite Fly Reels except they are cleaned and polished by hand the waxed NOT sprayed with Lacquer. Many hours of labor go into each reel to make them this presentable. We can combine insured shipping on several orders when possible.I do not attempt to make money on shippingand will always try to find you the best shipping rate to save you money.
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