Cowan of Edinburgh 2 1/4″vintage brass trout fishing fly reel 1868-1898 only


A rarely seen Cowan of Edinburgh Scottish all brass plate wind trout fly reel

James Cowan appears to have traded for only 30 years, 1868-1898, so a true Scottish antique fishing reel.

Well made, beautifully finished and great for any collector of this little known maker or retailer

2-1/4″ diameter, 2 screw face plate with recessed outer ring, original polished wood handle and lock screw

smooth check clicker correct 2 pin foot, original pillars and screws, Shield logo to face

retains good original factory bronzing and comes with its old silk line, untested