William Garden

 

 

1867 1868    34 Summer Street

1868 1872    2 Belmont Street

1872 1937    122½ Union Street

1937 1967    219 Union Street

 

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A nickle silver plated brass reel from Mr Garden - perhaps a presentation reel

 

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The above reels range from 2 1/2" to 4 1/4" all made by P. D. Malloch of Perth and retailed by W Garden

 

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Above a selection of William Garden Greenhart rods and 5 William Garden brass anitfoul rim reels, the upper rod has a leather lower grip and the lower rod has an interesting casting trigger and is matched to a Spinet reel marked JS Sharpe

 

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A plate of Dee flies from an early 1900s Garden catalogue

 

William Garden Salmon Flies from the 1907 & 1917 Catalogue

 

Pattern

1907

1917

Pattern

1907

1917

Admiral Farquar

X

 

Jeannie

x

 

Akroyd

x

C

Jenny

 

C

Alexandria

 

D

Jock Scott

x

A

Badger

x

 

Jockie

x

C

Balmoral

x

C

Jonah

x

D

Barron

x

A

Judge

x

B

Bell Irvine

x

B

Jungle Heron

 

B

Benchill

x

B

Kate

x

B

Black and Tan

x

D

Kelsall

x

 

Black Doctor

x

B

Killer

x

D

Black Dog

 

B

Lady Caroline

x

C

Black Dose

x

B

Lady Grace

x

C

Black Fancy (Spey)

x

B

Lady Mary

 

B

Black Ness

x

B

Lady Molly

 

B

Black Ranger

 

B

Lemon Grey

 

B

Blue Charm

x

B

Lion

x

B

Blue Doctor

x

B

Lizzie

x

 

Boughbrood Black

 

B

Logie

x

C

Briscoe

x

A

Magpie

x

C

Brown Dog

x

B

Major

 

B

Bull Dog

x

A

Manchester Swell

x

B

Bumbee

x

 

Mar Lodge

x

B

Butcher

x

B

Member

x

B

Cabbage

x

 

Miss Jackson

 

B

Candlestick Maker

 

B

Monaltrie

 

B

Captain

x

B

Moonshine

 

B

Carnegie

x

A

Mystery

 

B

Carron

 

C

Namsen

x

D

Charlie

x

 

Nova Scotia

x

D

Childers

x

B

Parson

x

B

Claret

 

C

Penpergwyn Pet

x

B

Claret Jock Scott

 

A

Piper

x

B

Clark

x

C

Pitcroy Fancy

 

B

Cluny

x

C

Popham

x

 

Colonel

x

B

Poynder

x

B

Colonel Keane

x

 

Purple King

x

C

Dallas

 

C

Rainbow

x

A

Davie Caird

x

D

Red Drummond

 

A

Delfur Fancy

 

B

Red Ranger

 

B

Dirty Orange

 

B

Red Rover

x

B

Dodger

x

 

Red Sandy

 

B

Druggist

x

B

Rintoul

x

 

Duke of Edinburgh

x

 

Rough Grouse

x

C

Duke of Sutherland

x

 

Sailor

 

B

Dunkeld

x

B

Saltoun

x

 

Dunkeld Plain

 

C

Saturday

x

A

Dunt

x

C

Shadow

 

A

Durham Ranger

x

B

Sherbrook

x

B

Dusty Miller

x

B

Silver Blue

x

C

Fairy

x

 

Silver Doctor

x

B

Fancy Eagle, Grey

x

B

Silver Grey

 

B

Fancy Eagle, Yellow

x

B

Silver Rioch (SP)

x

C

Fiery Brown

x

C

Silver Scott

 

A

Fra Diavolo

 

A

Silver Wilkinson

 

B

Frederic Morgan

 

B

Sir Archdale

 

C

Gardener

x

C

Sir Archibald

 

C

Glentana

x

D

Sir Charles

x

C

Gold Riach

 

C

Sir Richard

x

B

Golden Eagle

x

 

Snow Fly (Beauly)

x

D

Gordon

x

B

Spey Snow Fly

 

D

Green Charm

x

B

Stevenson

x

D

Green Highlander

x

B

Sun Fly

x

A

Green King

 

C

Thorneydyke

x

B

Green Peacock

x

C

Thunder & Lightning

x

B

Greenwell

x

B

Toppy

x

C

Grey Eagle

x

C

Torrish

 

A

Helmsdale

 

B

Wasp (Feugh)

x

 

Infallible

 

B

Wilkinson

x

B

Inky Boy

x

B

Yellow Eagle

x

B

Irresistible

 

B

 

 

 

 

An x in the column headed 1907 indicate that the fly was listed in that catalogue and the letters in the 1917 column relate to the appearance in that catalogue and the following scale of charges :

 

A - Fancy Salmon Flies, with jointed bodies or other extra work, such as Jock Scott, Bull Dog, Brora*, Torrish, Baron etc.

B Fancy Salmon Flies, which have no extra work, such as Gordon, Mar Lodge, Silver Grey, Benchill, Sherbroke, Silver Doctor, etc.

C Semi-Fancy Flies, with plain wings, such as Akroyd, Balmoral, Eagles, Dallas, Purple King, Green King, Lady Caroline, etc.

D Plain Flies, with plain bodies and wings, such as Killer, Davie Caird, Glentana, Spey Snow Fly, etc.

 

 

6/0¾ - 6/0½

5/0½ - 4/0½

4/0 - 1/0

1 3

4 - 6

7 down

Quality A

4/-

3/6

3/-

2/6

2/-

1/9

Quality B

3/6

3/-

2/6

2/-

1/9

1/6

Quality C

2/6

2/-

1/9

1/6

1/3

1/-

Quality D

2/-

1/9

1/6

1/3

1/-

1/-

 

*Note that although the Brora appears in the pricing examples it does not appear in the list of flies.




 

Dingley made Salmon Reel sold by William Garden

 

GP2

GP1

The above 4" perfect style reel thought to be made by Walter Dingley post WW11

 

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