Lot 107REEL: Allcock’s Unventilated Roller back Aerial reel, 4.5”...

Auction Date: 19/07/2014 at 10:30 am

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REEL: Allcock’s Unventilated Roller back Aerial reel, 4.5” diameter, 6 spoke ebonite see through drum, drum release, no tension regulator, German Silver binding to front flange, twin crazed white handles on nickel seats, alloy backplate with 4 brass roller sets, roller exposed through backplate, Allcock’s Ltd circle logo stamped to backplate and previous owners initial JWM (J W Martin?) knurled on-off check button, internal calliper check with blue steel pawl, 2 screw smooth brass foot, dates c1915, spins true and above the rollers, designed for salmon fishing primarily, the rollers taking the tension when the drum is under strain, superb example, no damage, cracks or alterations.

Hammer Price: £3000.00

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