CASED FISH FOR SALE 
A rare original wrap around glass, gilt lined, case by Homer fully gold written "Tench 4lbs. Caught in the Essex Stour by A. Pummell 14 Sept 1919". Homer label to top right. 
£ 945 
SOLD 
A superb Cooper bow fronted, gilt lined brace of 2lb perch. Fully gilt written "PERCH 2lb 1oz, 2lb 4oz. Caught by Mr C.H.Wilshaw on the R. Ouse Bedford October 19th 1904". Case size 30" by 15" by 7". 
£1,250 
RESERVED 
A sweet brown trout by Coopers in almost perfect condition a gilt lined, bow fronted, case with detailed label to the back right "Trout 2lb 5oz 1drm. Caught by J F M River Kennet 30th May 1932". Case size 20" by 9.5" by 5.5". 
£ 775 
SOLD 
A rare case and unique set for a grayling from 1970 weighing over 3lb (see also photograph right), one of the most impressive set skin mounted grayling I have seen with fly and cast in the case. 
£645 
Gold plaque to top left hand side in the case "Grayling 3lb 4oz. River Coln Fairford 1970. Case 20" by 21" by 7.5". No detail of taxidermist but high quality case. 
 
An attractive, modern, cased zander in a flat front, gilt lined, case 31" by 14" by 5". Plaque to back left of case " Zander caught by ROB Lower Severn 3lb 12oz" 
£ 295 
RESERVED 
An unusual statement case by Albie Hall, huge cast roach and perch and skin mounted barbel and pumpkinseed. Bow fronted and gilt lined with details in gold to front 'Roach 3lb 7oz, Perch 4lb 9oz, barbel and pumpkinseed. February 2000' Case 37" by 19" by 8". 
£ 595 
RESERVED 
A hugely im;pressive pike by Spicer in bow fronted, gilt lined case with details to back left of case 'Pike caught by Mr E Green. October 30th 1926 at Bewdley. Weight 18lb 8ozs.' Case 43.5" by 19" by 11". 
£ 525 
A rare totally original 1910 wrap around glass, gilt lined, case by Homer-glass incredibly rippled, superbly detailed case. Rare that such original wrap around cases survive. Homer trade label to top right, label to top left " Carp 6lbs. Caught in the River Brue by T.W.Allen 21.7.10" 
£ 995 
A modern brace of large roach by Alf Bond-2lb 4ozs and 2lb 7ozs. Bow fronted case fully gilt lined and gold written. 
£ 395 
A huge 7lb 13oz modern tench in a bow fronted, fully gilt lined and gold written case. 
£ 325 
SOLD 
An unusual case by one of the current leading taxidermists, Chris Elliot. A brace of trout circling under two dry flies on the surface of the case. White on black label to front of case "Dry Flies at Grafham 1989 Rainbow Trout 2lb 10oz each. Caught by Henry Lowe" 
£395 
A roach by Homer in a gilt lined, bow fronted case. Fully gold written "ROACH. Caught at Fordingbridge 1930. Weight 2lb 6ozs". Case size 21.5" by 12.5" by 5.5" 
£ 525 
THAMES FISH. A large brown trout caught in 1908 attributed to J, Cooper & Sons. In a bow fronted, gilt lined and fully gold written case. An impressive fish. Detail ' TROUT 4lb 7oz Caught at Mill House. Taplow by F S FICKLING July 8th 1908' Case size 26" by 14.5" by 6" 
£ 745 
SOLD 
A huge 31lb pike taken in 1963. Bow fronted, gilt lined case 54 inches wide. Bow front being replaced, case should be available in approximately 6 weeks 
£ 750 
A stunning modern case, set in the Griggs conifer style, of a large sturgeon in a flat front, gilt lined case. The only cased sturgeon I have seen, great professional set. 
£ 795 
A nice skin mounted chub. A modern decorative case. Missing a small piece of taping to bottom right corner, size 26.5" by 14.5" by 5". 
£ 235 
A small cast chub nicely painted 
£ 195 
A sought after 'aqua' case by Cooper (by the hand of Griggs). A bow fronted, gilt lined, case fully gold written "Trout 3lb 4ozs. Caught by W.H.Abbey at Normans Lake, Maresfield, 27th April 1937". Cooper label to the roof of the case, top left. Case 24.5" by 11.5" by 5.5" 
£ 995 
An unusual, professionally set modern, 2008, mirror carp. 5lb 12oz with pharyngeal teeth set in the case. Carp are difficult to set well but this is an excelllent example.  
£ 335 
A refurbished roach by Cooper & Sons in a bow fronted, gilt lined case. Gold written "Caught by A.H.JONES at Langly June 19th 1923 1lb 12ozs"  
£ 355 
A brace of Cooper & Sons dace in a gilt lined, bow fronted case. No details but Cooper label to back of the case. 24" by 12" by 7" 
£ 1,275 
A 6lb 11oz brown trout by J. Cooper & Sons in a gilt lined, bow fronted, fully gold written, case. Revarnished at some stage 
£ 525 
A recased common carp from Woxham Broads in 1913, would appear to be originally by J. Cooper & Sons. 
£ 545 
A chub by J. Cooper & Sons weighing 3lbs from the River Severn in 1927 in a bow front, gilt lined, case with details to label in the rear of the case 
£375 
SOLD 
A trout of 2lb 3oz from the early 1900s by J. Cooper & Sons in a bow front, gilt lined, case with details on a label to the rear of the case-what a tail! 
£ 445 
A well presented bream by Cooper & Sons in a bow fronted, gilt lined case. Details to back left "BREAM Taken by W.G.Law from the River Lea at Cheshunt. October 5th 1902. Weight 4lb 9ozs". Case 27.5" by 15.5" by 7". 
£ 565 
RESERVED 
A chub by Cooper and Sons from one of their best periods in my opinion. A bow fronted, gilt lined, case with details to the top left "Chub 4lbs Caught 1895 at Rugeley by Mr Perks of the Highgate Club". Case 25" by 14" by 7" 
£ 595 
A lovely small roach from the late 1880s by Gibson in a bow fronted, gilt lined case 17" by 10.5" by 5.5", Gibson label to back left of the case. 
£ 325 
Large Scottish Trout. A bow fronted, gilt lined and fully gold written case 31" by 14.5" by 7.5" by Cooper & Sons. "TROUT. Taken by EDWARD WRIGHT on Loch Ness June 12th 1895. Wgt 7lbs"  
£845 
SOLD 
An early brown trout by J. Cooper & Sons in a bow fronted, gold lined case. 
£ 395 
SOLD 
A tench in the style of Homer, in a bow fronted, gold lined and fully gold written case. 
£ 395 
RESERVED 
A tench by Homer in a bow fronted, gold lined case. 
£ 445 
A huge cast 4lb plus perch by Something Fishy. Label to back right of the gilt lined, flat front case. 
£ 425 
SOLD 
A professionally recased Cooper pike in a flat fronted case, size 44.5" by 18.5" by 7.5" 
£ 445 
Another cracking modern rainbow by Chris Elliot. Flat fronted case with white on black label to back left of the case. "Grafham Rainbow Caught by Henry Lowe. Weight 10lbs 1oz 29th October 1990" 
£ 375 
A rare 3lb plus perch by Cooper & Sons (see also case to right). In a bow fronted, gilt lined case with details to the back right of the case "PERCH caught by A. COOPER in the canal at Droitwich Oct 2nd 1910 Weight 3lb 5ozs Queens Head AS" Case 22" by 13.5" by 5.5" 
£ 725 
See case to the left, caught by the same angler, ideally I would like to keep together. A bow fronted, gilt lined case with details to the back right "PERCH Caught by A. COOPER at Droitwich Sept 1910 Weight 2lb 4ozs" Case 21" by 12.5" by 6.5" 
£ 425 
An eel by Albie Hall in a flat front, gold lined and fully gold written case. 
£ 345 
SOLD 
A brown trout by J. Cooper & Sons rising to a fly in the case. Bow fronted, gold lined and gold written case. 
£ 495 
A good quality zander in a bow fronted, gilt lined case 26" by 14" by 9" with details to the back left "Tewksbury 18th January 1998 Wgt 4lb 1ozs" 
£ 325 
SOLD 
An unusual and rare skin mounted sturgeon but small enough for any room! Set up in a flat front, gilt lined case 24.5" by 10" by 5" 
£ 395 
An impressive refurbished pike by Cooper & Sons. A bow fronted case with details to the back of the case "Pike 17lb 11ozs Caught by T.G.ROYAL River Severn Worcester Nov 6th 1922" Case size 48" by 18.5" by 8" 
£ 495 
I am often asked for one of the casts of the 1990 record roach (see right) but here is a chance to have both the 1990 record roach and also the 1975 record roach. Here is the earlier cast in a flat fronted, gilt lined case 22" by 14" by 5", plaque to top right " RECORD ROACH Caught by R Jones Nottingham lake June 17th, 1975 4lb 1oz" 
£ 525 
Please see 1975 fish and details to the left. Case here is in a flat fronted case 22" by 13" by 5". Details to top right "BRITISH RECORD ROACH Caught by R. Clarke 27th October 1990 Dorset Stour 4lb 3ozs" 
£ 525 
A recased perch by Sanders, fish of approximately 2lbs in superb condition. 
£ 395 
A modern sea trout in a simple, flat fronted, gilt lined, case. Details to the front "Sea Trout River Test Hampshire". 
£ 225 
A brown trout by J. Cooper & Sons in a bow front, gilt lined, case. No specific details but case from the early 1900s. 
£ 395 
SOLD 
A pair of J. Cooper & Sons dace in original wrap case, fully gold written, caught in 1885. 
£ 1,250 
A rare large rainbow trout by J. Cooper & Sons. in a bow fronted, gilt lined, case. Aprroximately 8 to 9lbs in weight from the late 1920s. Small crack to top left of the bow but is stable. 
£ 850 
A late 1800s pike by Cooper & Sons in a flat front, gilt lined case. Fish approximately 14lbs. 
Case 43" by 18.5" by 7.25" 
£ 625 
A very original pike with taxidermist label to the rear  
"G. A. Topp" from Reading, likely to be late 1800s. Flat fronted case with label to rear of the case stating 12lbs. 
£ 395 
A rare early large pike by Homer in a bow fronted, gilt lined case. Gold written "Pike 23lb Caught from Loch Mask, Co Galway by Lucas G Gear, October 23rd 1898" With Homer price list stuck to the rear of the case 48" by 17.5" by 9" 
£ 895 
One of the most impressive large modern tench I have seen to date by Richard Brigham in a bow fronted case. Details to the front "TENCH (Tinca Tinca) Weight 6lb 4oz. Wensum Valley". Case 25.5" by 14.5" by 6.5" 
£ 625 
A rare early Homer flat front, gilt lined case with a Cooper pike 'tade label' to the bottom right of the case. From before 1920 given glass eye.  
Case "23.5" by 12.5" by 5.5" 
£ 545 
A Golden Orfe in the style of Hardy. No details but a fish in a bow fronted case, fish approximately 2 to 3lb in weight. 
£ 245 
A hybrid, taxidermist unknown in a flat fronted case. Internal label states "Abrami Buggenkaggi Hybrid-Roach and Rudd Caught in the Ouse at Roxton Bedfordshire Aug 27th 1908 by C.S.Smelt Weight 3lbs 4ozs". Case size 23" by 16" by 4 1/2". An unusual early case, scale painted and well presented. 
£ 245 
Sanders Brown Trout in a bow front gilt lined case 23 x 13 ½ x 6. The usual reed work marks this out as a Sanders case the internal label stating “Caught at Hurstbourne by E.Phillips 19th July 1879 Weight 3lbs”. 
£ 595 
A jack pike set in a bow fronted case-details on label to top left of case stating “PIKE caught Nov ’84 from “The Warren” at Chingford by Mr Armitage”-also repeated in gold writing on the case-fish approximately 5lbs-case 30” by 14” by 6” 
£ 225 
Chub mounted in bow fronted, gilt lined case with gold written “Caught by J.HOBDAY” to front left of the glass, fish approximately 4 1/2lbs or so from around 1930-case 25” by 12” by 8” 
£445 
Unusual setting in a picture frame style setting with bream set in an all glass case 25" by 18" by 6". Hand written label stating "Bream 3lb 9oz Dillington Reservoir"-an inexpensive set. 
£ 225 
A very unusual modern case to be displayed vertically. Includes a pike and perch shown alongside a cane rod. Case is flat fronted 40" by 14.5" by 5". 
£ 345 
Homer bream in a gilt lined, gold written bow front case 25 x 14 ½ x 6. A good Homer case but with a hard Perspex bow front(but very difficult to differentiate from glass in this case) and external gold writing “Bream 3lb 6oz caught by G.F.Hilton 30th July 1939”. Very nice decorative case. 
£ 295 
Homer trout in a bow fronted, gilt lined, case. No legend or specific details however a Homer fish without doubt in the 4lb range in weight-case size 29" by 14" by 8" 
£ 495 
Who says you can't have a cased pike because they take up too much room................ This is a lovely little jack pike, no taxidermist details in a flat front case approximately 21 1/2" by 12" by 4" so can squeeze into the tightest spaces! 
£ 195 
A stunning modern set of a brace of roach by Phillip Legget with black on white plaque "Roach Bostock Hall September 2001" Clean and unusual set in a display case 26.5" by 18" 
£ 345 
A H.Murray and Son trout in a bow fronted, gilt lined case. Hand written label to top left hand of case confirming " BROWN TROUT 2lb 12oz 2drm Caught in River Wyne May 22 1932 W.UTTING IZAAC WALTON ANGLING SOCIETY PRESTON". Unusual case, rare taxidermist for fish. 
£ 295 
A huge modern trout in a flat fronted case. Legend on the glass reads " RAINBOW TROUT 23lb 10 FELINDRE FISHERY". Case size 36" by 16" by 7". An impressive case of a fish from the famous Welsh fishery, great £ for lb fish. 
£ 325 
A sweet, tiny common carp-no one can say that they haven't room for this one! 
£ 295 
 
An early perch set in a bow fronted, gilt lined case with details gold written on the glass stating “CAUGHT by MR F. BRADFIELD at Southfield WGT 2lb 1oz”. No taxidermist’s label-case 19” by 12” by 5” 
£ 245 
A tiny case of a common and mirror carp, gold written. Everyone has room for a case of this size! 
£ 295 
A rare and unusual painted bream by Spicer in a flat fronted case 25" by 16" by 6". The only Spicer bream I have seen finished in this manner. 
£ 995 
A pike looking every inch of 30lbs plus set in a bow fronted, gilt lined case- a huge fish with gold written “PIKE 33lbs 14ozs Caught by Albert White, gaffed by W.C. Talbutt, Feb1972”. The fish is truly huge and an impressive set-case 51” by 22” by 9” 
£ SOLD 
Modern small Grouper-bow front, gold lined case 20” by 10” by 5” 
£ 325 
Cast of the British record mullet from 1979, Perspex bow fronted case with gold written “Thick Lipped Mullet (Mugil Labrosus) 14lb 2 3/4ozs British Record caught by Raymond Gifford, St Athan, Wales October 1979” Case 35” by 15” by 9”. A cracking case of a huge fish 
£ 500 
Homer mounted brown trout-with gold written details “BROWN TROUT. 6lbs 4ozs River Cuckmere May 1957 
£ 275 
An early pike by unknown taxidermist-probably Cooper/ Sanders or similar-superb quality fish of around 17 to 20lbs or so in a bow fronted, gilt lined, case. Details provided when purchased stated "Caught by John Orlebar with livebait in the River Ouze at Pavenham October 18th 1878." No details in the case but all the case indicates that the information is accurate. 
£650 
Plaster cast rainbow trout backboard approximately 32" by 12". Details state 'Rainbow Trout 6lb 7oz May 1942'. 
£ 125 
Well set skin mounted modern pike on board-length 33”. Great decorative piece 
£ 250 
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I am always being asked for skin mounted grayling so here is one in a bow fronted, gilt lined case 18.5" by 10.5" by 5" with details to the back left. A fish of 1lb 7ozs from the River Avon in 1936 
£455 
RESERVED 
A perch in an original gilt lined wrap around glass case, no details of taxidermist but appears to be from the end of the Victorian era, a rare case to find with original glass 18" by 11.5" by 5". 
£475 
SOLD 
 
 
 
 

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