Antique Brass Fishing Reel With Folding Crank Wind Handle By Bernard

Antique Brass Fishing Reel With Folding Crank Wind Handle By Bernard

£280

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Brass Fishing Reel With Folding Handle By John Bernard.
A very unusual 3¼" brass fly reel by John Bernard, Piccadilly, London. This reel is very attractive reel with a smooth constant check and unpolished finish in original condition. It comes with a folding bone handle, the face plate is engraved 'J..BERNARD, MAKER, 4 CHURCH PLACE, PICCADILLY, LONDON'. The brass foot plate has been altered at some stage in it's life.

John Bernard and his sons made a variety of fly reels in their London shop from the mid-1820's up until 1940.

Dimensions:

Height 8.5 cm / 3 516"
Depth 5 cm / 2 332"
Diameter 8.5 cm / 3 516"
Period

1850-1899

Year

C. 1870

Medium

Brass

Country

England

Exhibitions
Christmas 2020
Condition

very good

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