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Some Old Baitcasting Reels

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A Boardman reel, ca. 1892, with an adjustable click.

A Carlton reel with an adjustable crank, ca. 1905.

A Giroud reel, ca. 1890, nicely made of German silver.

A Meisselbach-Catucci "Symploreel" baitcaster with a wire-bail brake, ca. 1925.

The Benjamin "Thumezy" reel, ca. 1918.

A Stockford reel with a minimal number of pillars, ca. 1910.


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