Vintage Hardy Fishing Bag.
A good practical fishing bag made of best quality canvas made by 'HARDYS', Alnwick, with a detachable waterproof lining. The canvas bag has leather trim throughout and has twin pockets to the front for tackle etc. with press stud fastenings, protected by a flap lid with two buckle fastenings. The bag has an adjustable cotton web strap, there are press stud fastenings on the inside for the removable cotton waterproof lining. There is a leather 'HARDY' label on the front flap and a fabric 'Hardy' label on the interior, this has written 'by Appointment to the H.R.H. Prince of Wales' and his plume of feathers. Hardy's are still manufacturing these types of bags today and are very similar to other bags by brands such as Brady and Barbour.