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H.S.C. Speckled Bustard (Ardeotis kori) Feather Pairs
- 160,00 €
- Recommended price
- 320,00 €
- In stock
Strictly speaking Speckled Bustard is a definition to a certain type of Bustard feathers but most often the actual species is Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori). It is one of the most used material in classic salmon fly tying. During the Victorian age it was widely used by “the old masters” because of it’s beautiful pattern, very good marrying abilities, and the right fibre flexibility, thickness and length – in other words Speckled Bustard is just about perfect winging material for a classic salmon fly. We stock them in matched pairs and as single symmetrical feathers. All the feathers have been carefully cleaned, conditioned and steamed to their natural shape.
All of the feathers, pairs and matching piece sections are all individually photographed and tagged so that you can choose the ones you want almost as if you were here in our shop. The all-important fibre length is also clearly marked in the photograph or table underneath and other siqnificant information concerning the current sections as well. The markings e.g. A1, B3 and so on does not refer to the quality of the pieces but is an individual identification tag of the sections to ensure that you get the exact item you choose!
- Fiber lenghts are measured on points where fibers are detached. Range 55-60mm means that fibers in measuring spot and close by are all in that range. Usually fibers at measuring spot are in the middle of the range.