rare Farlow 191 Strand Scottish pattern Patent Lever salmon fly reel in wood & brass
Rare Victorian Chas. Farlow, 191 Strand, London Scottish pattern mahogany and brass Patent lever salmon fishing reel,
few ever seen, and one of the rarest of the Patent lever range,
4 ½” diameter, wide drum, the brass face plate engraved “Chas. Farlow & Co., Maker’s, 191 Strand, London, Patent Lever”,
polished tapered horn handle, brass front rim, brass pillars including a rolling pillar to one side only, smooth constant check and the all-important knurled Patent lever adjuster knob to backplate, which is working well,
the reel retains most original bronzing, very minor filing to edge of foot, one of the rarest in the range.