Dating mitchell reels
USA, who assisted us with identifying and describing this interesting reel.
The only way this reel can be properly fished is mounted on top of a rod instead of the down position. This reel was examined by John Shaner, with Hardy Bros.
The diameter measures 3.25 inches with a .53 inch spool width, 5 line weight.
Wide spool, diameter 3 3/4 inches, weighing 9.9 oz.
This reel has never been lined or mounted upon a rod. This reel won the 2017 IFTD award for "Best new reel freshwater"Model Super 14.
test Alcedo mono line, paperwork and leather pouch.
Duplicated Mark II check, nickel silver line guide.
On the crank plate numbers 80 and initials JL, Jack Luke.
Including Mitchell 204S, 206S, 300, 300 small spool pre-wound, 306 308, 308S, 386, 403, 406, 3310, 4410 Large, 4420, 486, 4420, 710, 900, 906, large skirted spool. This reel was built between 19 when the telephone latch (registered design 734897) was changed again in 1949. Diameter 3 3/8 inches, spool width 1 1/8 inches, overall width 1 5/8 inches. Single screw nickel silver line guard Two screw spool latch. Two screw latch, Two screw nickel silver line guard. Good condition with some finish wear and nick in the line guard.
Includes original cardboard box, pouch and paperwork. Mitchell Spools - We have hundreds of Mitchell spools old new stock and used. Spools are priced from $10 to $25 and vary by model and size of spool. Duplicated Mark II, smooth brass foot, telephone latch, ebonite knob, RHW.