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vintage reels

Cummings 3" Fraser Dry fly Reel
FR302a £249.00 with silk flyline
               £219.00 without silk fly line
SOLD

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A very rare Fraser type reel with adjustable drag, foot and center disc all in nickle silver. A true beauty but also has the retailer Cummings imprinted on the face, and gorgeous curved bottle handles. Please note the very rare clear agate lineguide that moves up and down in a slot. Postage and insurance is £11

J W Young 3" Reel (Fraser Style)
FR303a £209.00 with silk line
              £174.00  without silk line
SOLD

A wonderful Youngs reel with nickle silver center, and drag button, This reel has a 3-4 weight silk line which is fresh and very much usable. You can deduct £35.00 if line is not required, The reel is in excellent condition and is free from fllaws, nice and tight with no wobble.
Postage and insurance is £11
 
 

A VERY VERY RARE ALLCOCKS "MODEL PERFECT" 3" 
£1649.00 Ref:Fr284

An extremely rare little centre pin reel 3" diameter in excellent condition spins freely and manual pawl engages smoothly
There is a small line groove from 3-4 lb test which is not deep does not show on bottom face of pillar when viewed face on 
These reels are so rare grab a bargain this is a 2k reel for the investor/collector
The foot is full length slightly even curve to one end when viewed from its side profile 
This is a full accurate description of this prize reel so any collector should not be disappointed 
To use the old cliché find another?
Postage and insurance £11

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

£249.00 Ref:Fr600 

 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 S, ALLCOCK  3" THE FRAZER DRY FLY REEL 

£129.00 Ref:Fr226

This is an original Allcock little masterpiece with nicklel 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 4" SIDECASTER WITH UNIQUE STEM
£229.00 Ref:Fr253

A superb original 1920's Malloch's patent side casting reel
This reel  has a unique line stem in that it has two extra supporting stanchions on either side of the line guard 
The reel is in excellent condition and has 3 very light line marks on the line guide

Postage and insurance £11

 

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

£225.00 Ref:Fr254 

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
£195.00 REF:FR289 

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"
£399.00 Ref:Fr041a

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" perfect style salmon fly reel

£179.00 Ref:Fr 071216

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
Ref:fr039:£95.00

   
  • J W YOUNG made this reel for ALEX MARTIN which is stamped on the rear
  • This twinhandled reel is unusual in the that the reel free spins and the the pawl is engaed 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 uniqu addition to the reel
  • very small blemish to frame near  line guide, does not effect reel but worth mentioning
  • Post and insurance £11
 

MEGA RARE WALKER BAMPTON 3.1/4" THE UTILITY REEL
£225.00 Ref:FR040

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
 

Wallace Watson 4" Rotating Foot Brake Reel

£450.00 Ref:Fr010

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • 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

 

Wallace Watson 4"Fly Reel  Made By Walker Bampton

£285.00 Ref:fr011

      

  • Walker Bampton 4" fly reel for/designed with wallace watson
  • clever internal brake system felt pad sprung monted 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
£53.00 Ref:Fr036


 
  • 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 alittle loss on winding plate side edge
  • otherwise a great medium arbour functional reel you certainly wont loose money on this as youngs becomes more collectable
  • Postage and insurance £11
 

A RARE OGDEN SMITH  3" DRY FLY REEL WITH RED AGATE LINE GUIDE

£312.00 Ref:Fr224

SOLD

   

  • This reel was made by J.W.YOUNGS for OGDEN SMITH LONDON
  • This little dry fly reel is used lightly and has 95% of its original leaded finish
  • The handle is all original and mint, the agate is bright and free from cracks
  • The foot is full length and there are no line grooves anywhere,
  • This reel has a fine silk line loaded .
  • A rare chance to purchase a fine example in its original metal edged card box
  • Postage and insurance £11
 

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

£45.00 Ref:Fr037

A tidy little condex 3.5" trout reel very useable and collectable. 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 collectable.

Post and insurance £11