Category Archives: Reels

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Rare centrepin trotting reel collection landed

Once again Thomas Turner has secured this fabulous Centrepin collection just in time for Christmas for you to enjoy. The collection includes many of the finest examples by Chris Lythe, Gary Mills and Dave Ploughman. These limited edition and one-off reels will shortly feature in a special catalogue for you to spoil yourself before during […]

Howban of Mosley, Birmingham prototype?

A long way travelled from its birthplace, this Howban of Mosley, Birmingham reel came to us from a collector customer friend in Scotland. Approximately 50% larger than the normal smaller Howban models, it’s unnamed and features a different spool and locking nut arrangement. Other than being on steroids it has all the Howban features right […]

The Walter Stanley Threadline ball bearing reel.

We have blogged on this topic in past, however, a call from a local tackle shop turned up a Walter Stanley pre-production reel I owned some 30 years ago! The astute tackle shop boss decided to advertise that he bought and traded in vintage tackle, and his business has expanded as a result. In two […]