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