" Smith & Wall "News of the World Prize Fishing Reel.. Brass screw set ebonite handles which turn freely set on brass plates. Thick cut brass to starback! Steel check gear, nickel check calliper, brass slotted check plate.
Brass backplate surround & surround to the spool. Turns very freely without any bind or rub - good spinner returning many revolutions.
Trade model so not stamped with the makers details. Ivorine plate to backplate which reads "News of the World Prize Reel". Lovely piece of angling history! Check out my other similar fly boxes, reels & tackle. The item "Vintage Antique Smith & Wall 5½ News of the World Wooden Brass Fishing Reel" is in sale since Saturday, August 29, 2020.
This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Vintage Fishing\Reels". The seller is "antiquereels2442" and is located in Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.