Dating montague fishing reels
Includes original bag with care tag and aluminum tube. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 2 1/2 (19 and 12). Walnut reel seat insert with down-locking blued nickel silver hardware. Includes original cloth bag and Aroner stamped brass tube collar. Excellent condition with exceptions noted.8', 3/2 Hunt pattern. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring hardware over birds eye maple insert reel seat. Includes cloth bag and stamped brass capped aluminum tube.
Phillipson's hard-drawn nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Includes Phillipson cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube.
It concentrates in particular on the history of fishing and fishing tackle, and seeks to provide interesting, informative, and important materials for anyone who wants to help preserve our nation's (and the world's) fishing. We have attempted to purchase examples of every one of their reel models, with every trade name and retailer stamping we could find.
We have a great fondness for the Montague City Rod and Reel Co., the men who built it, the products they produced, their intricate and convoluted history, and the catalogs and letterhead that trace their accomplishments in the tackle industry.
Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18 with brass ferrule plugs.
One discrepancy we found is that both the tip and mid are 1/2 inch shorter than the butt.8', 2 piece.