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These are Japanese glass fishing floats. They range from 2.5" in diameter up to 3.3" in diameter. They were all made from recycled glass & are at least 40 years old! The nets are original to the 2 that have them. They are all shades of green. Four of them were used for salmon gillnet fishing. The smallest float on the right was used for octopus fishing, along with the roller on the end. The roller is from the Hokkaido area of Japan.

Glass fishing floats are ideal for home/beach/nautical decor, outdoor decor & ponds, and they make unique recycled gifts!

All of the floats I sell were once actual working fishing floats. I don't sell reproductions, colored contemporary floats, or those meant for the gift trade!

NEW SHIPPING POLICY: Due to the increase in international shipping charges, I will gladly send any boxes under 4 pounds via first-class mail. It is much less expensive, but will take quite a bit longer to receive. If you would like your floats sent this way, please message me or make a note when you make your purchase. I will refund the difference in shipping charges.

For example, I just sent a single 3" float to the UK. Priority was $28. First-class mail was just under $10.

Japanese Glass Fishing Floats - Collection of 7, Assorted Sizes, Shades of Green


  • Vintage item
  • Materials: recycled glass, glass
  • Ships worldwide from Washington, United States
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