Sold for £2,400
A Victorian iron kingfisher trap, having 3 1/2" square jaws, the tongue marked H. Lane Maker, Regd May 7 1858.
A similar example of this trap can be seen in Stuart Hadon-Riddochs book Rural Reflections on page 135.
From ‘A Broad Collection from a lifetime by The Broads’ - a large single-owner collection of rural bygones and museum-quality taxidermy from some of the most renowned ‘animal and bird preservers’ from the Victorian era and later. Read more about the collection here.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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