Abel No. 1 Fly Reel


For sale here is an Abel No. 1 fly reel. Serial no. 500. The reel is in excellent++ condition - The only issues are a small chip on the rim of the reel frame and very light wear to the reel foot. The reel features a rarely seen black engraving on the drag knob as opposed to the usual white. The cork drag is smooth and strong. Right hand retrieve. Abel reels are known for their quality and craftsmanship. The reels are the perfect intersection of classic reel design with modern innovations. The reel weighs 6.80 oz. with backing. Diameter: 3.25". Spool width: .80". Don't miss out on this terrific Abel. 

Capacity (Line + yards of backing): 6 + 190 20# / 7 + 140 20#.

Shipping Information
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Other Terms
Unless otherwise noted, all items come with a 3-day inspection period during which they can be returned to us for a full refund (provided that they are in the same condition in which they left our shop). Return shipping is the responsibility of the buyer. If an item is returned, we will issue a refund within 10 days upon receipt. Refunds will be either administered by providing a check or, when possible, by canceling a credit card purchase.