For sale here is a 4 1/2" diameter Allcock's Aerial Roller back reel with brass/bronze line guide, unventilated ebonite drum with German silver rims and aluminium back plate. This rare reel is in fantastic original condition with smooth-working inset brass rollers, on/off check back button and brass caliper check. Single spring drum release, end float adjustment screw and twin bone handles. Free spinning drum. Untouched original brass foot stamped with "Patentâ".
One of the UK's leading Aerial experts has confirmed that this is the model 5101, type 2, reel; made between 1900 and 1916.
In bespoke veneered wood case with velvet and sheepskin lining.
This reel ships from our UK office.