It still has many of his small freshwater fishing tackle items. He fished all his life. Items have price tags of ten cents to seventy-five cents for the small items but that was many decades ago. Photos are part of the description.You will have to examine the photos for what is included in the lot. A list of items is below to help you look for it. It is 68 items total if I counted correctly. The fishing license name holders say California Div.
Fish & Game embossed on the frame. I'm removing the licenses prior to the sale but one is 1942 and one 1952 they will all be blank on receipt. 1 fish scaler knife with wood handle that has a notch on it and is hallmarked JAPAN.1 green metal thing at the top right corner of box. I does have stamped name on it I cannot identify this item or read the name. Perhaps a former gardening tool converted to something to use fishing. Chain for the caught fish. Pliers Sears brand with leather fish design cover.
"Big Pal" Angler's Clip for cutting line. Many lead weight sinkers my grandfather made lead weights in a small. Iron caldron in the back yard.
7 Floats/Bobbers made of plastic. Spoon Hooks - 4 by Kast Master Acme Tackle Co. Super Duper Spinning Hooks 2 sizes. Spinning hooks 6 - on cardboard. English Bait Hooks 2 bxs of sizes 12 and 14 both read 14K gold plated.
English Bait Hooks 3 bxs size 100 Doubled bronzed. Mustad & Son - No 8 Mustad Treble Hooks Ringed Bronzed - Norway. Hooks in 6 small plastic cases brands are Mustad, Golden West, Compac. Hooks larger sizes in 2 plastic tube containers.
Hooks size 1 qty of 1 dozen in package by O'Shaugnessy. Lead sinkers by Water Gremlin and assorted others. 1 metal box possibly used for worms (he used to raise worms in his garden for fishing). The engraving on the box says: Luxor Googley No.
6 on top and E. Curiosity got the best of me. The box held aviation goggles.Makes sense he worked in that industry nearly 40 years. Langley Fisherman's De-Liar, Model 208 San Diego, CA Made in USA- Pat Pending.
Penn Fishing Reel Lubricant, Penn Fishing Tackle Mfg. 2 fish decoys with metal fins and weight at the bottom of them. They "claimed" they are vintage unused and not new. Only thing that was not my grandfather's in this lot.
The reel reads "Berkley" and on the opposite side it reads "Spinning Reel No 415 Inspected and assembled in USA some parts made in Japan". Garcia Mitchell Spinning 300-310 Fishing Reel Factory Owner's Manual.
Tackle box appears to be pine plywood and has one drawer. The box measures 7 ½" deep, 16 7/8" long.
I have cleaned and waxed the box. The handle is not great looking but working.
I cannot find any similar replacement online. It can be recovered in leather. It is a Hoffman box and I believe it to be a model 1200.
The handle is throwing me. This box was used for decades and has been stored for 5 decades. If you are interested in more Reels I have them listed separately. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Vintage\Lures".The seller is "treesquirrel1" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.