For sale here is a 3" reel made by JW Young for Cummins. The leaded finish looks a bit different than I'm used to. I'm not qualified to say what may have caused the uneven finish, although it remains a reel that will look great on a bamboo or glass rod. Fixed check. There is no sign of cracks or weakness whatsoever in the reel, regardless of the mottled appearance of the finish. Gear teeth and pawl still retain their sharpness. No wobble and very slight end play. Full length smooth brass foot. Crazed erinoid handle in fine condition and spins freely on its post. Spool retaining screw in excellent shape. Nice tight trout reel at a great price!
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