Historical information

Alvey Fishing Reels (Brisbane) Australia was founded by Charles Alvey in 1920. In 1925 he formed a partnership with his father. In 1936, the company began to use bakelite, a thermosetting plastic to mould 3″ and 4″ diameter spools.

Physical description

Fishing Tackle Box. Multilayered, compartmentalised, round brown bakelite container.

Inscriptions & markings

Fishing Tackle Box in moulded script on lid