Title 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long [3 1/4 “] smooth brass foot; 12 oz. Cap. #8/9/10 Spey + backing. In Neoprene pouch.
Condition Very Good
Seller ID R 170232
R 170232. 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long [3 1/4 “] smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws-; must be cut down for modern seats; Adjustable Dual Check Mechanism; Ball-bearing Race; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 12 oz. Cap. #8/9/10 Spey + backing. In Neoprene pouch. [Cat. 2017] 17-0232 irx. –This reel really screams with the outgoing drag. Every fisherman on the river will know when you have a fish on. This is the Pattern No. 10B Salmon & Trout Reel illustrated on pp. 76-77 of Elwyn A. Atwood: J.W. YOUNG and SONS. A Century of the Art of Fishing Reel Making. . The reel was made in the 1930’s. This handle-plate reel was similar to the Hardy Perfect, but incorporated a screw on the plate, rather than the integral screw method of the Hardy. It makes a fine Spey reel.. Excellent mechanical condition. The original black enamel has been removed entirely from the face plate, external frame, and outside face of spool. The surfaces have been polished bright. In Neoprene pouch. Very Good. $450