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Alvey, Model J2

7" Diam, 2 1/4 wide spool, single action
game reel. Different from J1 as the J2 has
a shallow spool. Made by Charles Alvey,
Bris. Circa 1936
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Alvey

Left 7" Diam, 3 1/2" Wide Spool Single
Handle & Right 7" Diam, 3 1/2" Wide
Spool Double Handle, single action game
reels. Made by Charles Alvey, Bris. Circa
1939
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Andreas

Left 6 3/8" Diam, 1 1/2" Wide Spool &
Right 5" Diam, 1 1/2" Wide Spool, non
reversing single action game reels. Made
by A.C Reel Co, Sydney NSW. Originally
owned by E.E.Bullen. Circa 1920

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Atalanta

This is the smallest multiplying Atalanta
game reel known. It is 5" diam with a 2
7/8 wide spool. Made for Sydney pioneer
fisherman, Athel F D'OMbrain, by
Frederick Smith, Sydney NSW. Circa 1938

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Atalanta

7 1/2" Diam, 3 7/8" Wide, single action
game reel. Made for Errol Bullen of
Sydney by Frederick Smith. Errol Bullen
marketed the Atalanta reel and Atalanta
rods. Circa 1936



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Atalanta

7 3/4" Diam, 2 7/8" Wide spool, single
action game reel made for Max Lawson,
pioneer game fisherman of Sydney, by
Frederick Smith. Circa 1935



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Atalanta

Made for R.J. Fagan, by Frederick Smith,
Sydney. Circa 1935

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Atalanta

This is the largest known Atalanta
multiplying game reel known, It is 7 5/8"
Diam with a 5" Wide spool and has a lever
wind. This reel was made by Frederick
Smith for R.J. Fagan. Fagan fished with
Zane Grey in 1936 and this reel, as well as
Fagan and Bullen, are mentioned in Zane's
book - An American Angler in Australia.
Circa 1935



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Atalanta

7 5/8" Diam, 5" Wide spool. Made for R.J.
Fagan by Frederick Smith. Circa 1935



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Barrier

6 1/4" Diam, 4 1/2" Wide, multiplying game
reel made by L.T. Willis, Sydney, for
Sydney retailer Cowles + Dunn. Circa 1936.
Previously owned by jim Nixon, Orbost,
Vic.