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A SELECTION OF VINTAGE REELS

A RARE RED AGATE FARLOW STAMPED TROUT REEL 3.1/2" AND HOLDFAST LOGO (FR600)

£249.00

A super example of this lightly used J.W.YOUNGS made trout fly reel for FARLOWS LONDON. This reel has the valued tension adjuster in nickle silver. There are no cracks or line burns to the frame and the foot is full length. The red agate line guide is free from cracks. The reel sports the holdfast logo and Farlows engraving. 

Postage and insurance £11


A RARE ALLCOCK'S  3" THE FRAZER DRY FLY REEL (FR226)

£129.00

This is an original Allcock little masterpiece with nickle silver centre screw and nickel plated foot 
The reel has the correct milk churn xylonite handle for the period.
The rear plate is stamped with the stag ,and The Fraser in italics 
There are a few line bruises on the middle rear pillar but very light impressions only

Postage and insurance £11

 

A RARE P.D. MALLOCH OF PERTH NUMBER 9 PATENT BRAKE ALL BRASS SALMON FLY REEL (FR254)


£225.00


Another rare MALLOCH the number 9 all brass reel a diameter of  4.1/4" salmon-fly reel
This reel spins well and the pawl check is strong and loud
The centre brake functions correctly and is all original
The handle spins well  and is slightly bruised  in cream ivorine
The pillars are all correct free from line burns, so a great collectors reel.

Postage and insurance £11

 
A RARE SLATER ZEPHER WITH MACHINE TOOLED FINISH TO  CENTER AND REAR (FR289)

£195.00

This reel has not been to the market before and its size is 3.1/2" diameter with the original silk line 
The foot has two rectangular slots in as a feature so must be early 
This reel is as original as it gets beautiful English craftsmanship

Postage and insurance £11 

A VERY RARE YOUNGS SPINNING REEL FOR J PEEK LONDON 3.1/2" (FR041A)


£399.00


An extremely rare YOUNG'S 3.1/2" diameter spinning reel in its even rarer early  WHEATLY horse shoe box
This reel is a very rare collectors piece in original as new condition because it is without a casting /brake lever 
The reel is elegant and simple to cast disengage the pawl via the rear brass knob and the spool spins freely
There is a rim mounted tension screw which increases tension on the pawl when engaged 
This is as rare as hens teeth especially in its purpose made wheatley box, where recesses in the floor of the box are purposely positioned to accept the bell and pawl button on rear plate 
This reel is based upon the young's 10a-l-c design but no lever

Postage and insurance £11
 

A GOOD USER YOUNGS 4" SALMON STYLE PERFECT FLY REEL (FR071216)


£179.00

A fantastic 4" salmon reel will balance any 14-15 foot salmon rod, will take up to 10# weight lines,The reel is free of wobble has a full length foot and strong check . The reel has a few shallow line marks from silk lines from days of old. New lines are perfect on this reel. 

Postage and insurance £11


VERY RARE J W YOUNGS 3" CENTRE PIN WITH ADJUSTABLE PAWL (FR039)

£95.00
J W YOUNG made this reel for ALEX MARTIN which is stamped on the rear
This twin-handled reel is unusual in the that the reel free spins and the the pawl is engaged to stop free spinning
Also the spool rear has four spokes almost like an aerial reel
Then finally we have the added nickle silver mounted line guard a unique addition to the reel
very small blemish to frame near  line guide, does not effect reel but worth mentioning

Postage and insurance £11
   
 
MEGA RARE WALKER BAMPTON 3.1/4" THE UTILITY REEL (FR040)

£225.00
This early WALKER BAMPTON reel is as rare as hens teeth could this be a prototype utility reel due to the brass hook brake leaver 
This lever is original to this reel and has a rebate on top to accept the spring which is also engaged by the rim mounted tension guage
this reel also can engage a ratchet through moving the sliding button on rear
All in all an historic reel one for the collector with straight bar latch to front
THE REEL FUNCTIONS correctly but has lost 70% of leaded finish  and there are two small stone dings on rim see pic 3

Postage and insurance £11
 

4" WALLACE WATSON ROTATING FOOT BRAKE REEL (FR010)


£450

                                                                                                                                                                                                    



Fantastic Wallace Watson unusual brake reel made by Walker Bampton makers

Excellent condition ,unfiled foot and no line burns
Reel can also act as Center Pin free spinning when certain levers are disengaged
Twin Ivorine handles are perfect
Internally nos 287 stamped along side a very delicate tension spring controlled by rim tension screw

Postage and insurance £11


4" WALLACE WATSON FLY REEL, MADE BY WALKER BAMPTON (FR011)

£285

      

Walker Bampton 4" fly reel for/designed with Wallace Watson
Clever internal brake system felt pad sprung mounted presses against spool drum
Wallace Watson was experimental with brake /tension methods
This reel is incredible quality and is free from flaws such as line burns etc

Postage and insurance £11
 

J W YOUNG BOXED 3.1/2" PRIDEX MEDIUM ARBOUR FLY REEL (FR036)


£53.00


 


A clean example of this used pridex reel ,unusual to find with its original box
the reel could do with a clean but most paint work is intact with a little loss on winding plate side edge
otherwise a great medium arbour functional reel you certainly wont loose money on this as Young's becomes more collectible

Postage and insurance £11
 

J W YOUNGS CONDEX 3.1/2" NARROW DRUM TROUT REEL (FR037)


£45.00


A tidy little Condex 3.5" trout reel very usable and collectible. A little paint loss on winding plate edge about 3% in total, this is a rare reel in such good condition. You wont loose on this reel if you look after it as Young's is becoming evermore collectible.

Postage and insurance £11