Vintageenamel trout fly fishing cufflinks by Alabaster & Wilson. A matching pair of enamel cufflinks each composed of a leaping trout and an open fishing fly box, the trout is intricately enameled with anatomical details, speckling and a colour gradient from green-brown to white, the fly fishing box has a black enamel background depicting six detailed fishing flies in a range of colours, connected with round chain links secured to the reverse, approximately 3cm in length. Marked 15 carat yellow gold, makers mark for Alabaster & Wilson, full hallmarks for Edinburgh, English, circa 1961.
Each of the fishing flies in the box has a specific name as informed by Alabaster & Wilson. The Green=Alexandra, Red=Cardinal, Grey=Woodcock & Green, Blue=Rogue, Purple=Bloody Butcher and Yellow=Tippet and Red.
Photo and detail sketch from the Alabaster & Wilson archives.