Lot 113REEL: Rare Allcock’s Unventilated alloy centre pin reel...

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

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REEL: Rare Allcock’s Unventilated alloy centre pin reel, 4” diameter solid alloy flanges, see through drum, the front flange stamped Patent, 6 spoke with tension regulator and drum release, twin tapered polished horn handles, factory BP brass line guide, correct 4 pin smooth brass foot, backplate brass on off check button, internal calliper check with blue steel pawl, drum measures 13/16th between plates, spins freely, no cracks or damage, rarely seen example, dating c1903-09. **Introduced as a transition between ebonite drum and all aluminium, few survive, probably as the drum weight was too heavy**.

Hammer Price: £2500.00

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