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2 beautiful carp fishing ornaments

Discussion in 'Fishing' started by cavermark, May 19, 2015.

  1. cavermark

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    Hi all.
    i have these 2 carp fishing ornaments made by asb Stoke on Trent. My parents bought these for me over 20 years ago, the detail on them is fantastic.
    Was woundering if any of you have a idea of value? I have search all over the net but can't find anything about them
    many thanks
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Those are very nice mate, never seen anything like them before, like the bivy, atb.
     
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    Thanks I have searched all over for some more info but can't find anything like them and my mum can't remember where they are from. The detail is fantastic from the throwing stick and petrol can for the Colman stove to the fishing sack and un hooking mat. The more you look at them the more you see. Atb Mark
     
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    I'm considering selling them but have no ideas what to ask. I believe they where purchased from carp talk magazine back in the 90s as a limited edition set
     
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    hello, can you photo the underside ? ASB etc you mentioned close up? would that be the mid 1990s? going to many auctions and some fishy/shooting, country sports i hazard a guess £80 to £120 the pair but a keen carper might pay a lot more, does not seem a lot for these with all the work and how they look.
     
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    hello, ok do they have a number? say 100 pairs were made then it might be 35/100
     
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    Can't find any numbers on them here's a photo of underneath [​IMG]
     
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    maybe worth finding out if there is a specialist carp fishery near you, they might have a shop so buy for a display
     
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    I have advertised them on facebook and been offerd £180 so geting close to buying my new tx200 :)
     
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    hello, that a 10 digit mobile so very early. i had a search but found zilch there must have been more pairs made, i dont think made in stoke but sourced abroad by a retailer A-S=B i will keep looking, see what carp mags were around in mid 1990s and maybe email editor if still in production.
     
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    well done:up: i do hope you get your new TX
     
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