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Holmes Salmon Reel w original box

L.W. Holmes Salmon Reel - This is an original Holmes Salmon reel made most likely between around 1950. Holmes made reels in Ororonoque, Conn. (a part of the city of Stratford) for a about 5 years from just after WWII until his death in 1952. This reel still has the original box which does have a dent and a tear at one corner as shown. These reels were based on Hardy designs with this one resembling a St. George to some extent.


L.W. Holmes Salmon Reel

3 3/4" in Diameter
Right Hand Wind
1 1/3" in Diameter
Compression type drag adjusted with the know on the face of the reel
Light Grey Anodized
Click Pawl with on/off for silent drag
Original Box with dent and tear at corner as shown.

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I have one of these. Super cool, super simple reel.
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is the reel still available??
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