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Vintage Distressed Metal Tackle Box c.1950

$42 $52

ABOUT

This is an original "My Buddy" tackle box with original label. This piece has retained some of its original finish and has a distressed look.

  • CREATOR Stratton & Terstegge Inc.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1950
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 7 in. W 15 in. D 6.75 in.

HISTORY

Stratton & Terstegge of Louisville marketed a line of Fall's City and My Buddy boxes and soon became a prominent maker of metal tackle boxes, and were followed by Kennedy and others. There was little distinction between tool boxes and tackle boxes for most of the early 20th century, as they served a similar purpose. You often find vintage tackle in what is marked a tool box, and vintage tools in what may be marketed as a tackle box.

 

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