Library Catalog - Kentucky Historical Society

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object Name Reel, Fishing
Catalog Number 1999.35.9
Creator The American Fork & Hoe Company; Pennell
Date ca. 1935
Material(s) Aluminum/Steel/Nickel/Brass
Dimensions H-51 W-4 D-3.5 inches
Description This Pennell baitcasting rod & reel has a cast aluminum handle with cork grip and foregrip. It has an inset seat with trigger. There is a reel screw lock, nickel plated brass reel, raised pillar multiplier, single grip balance crank with red imitation gem on pivots. It has a cord pattern engraving of circumference of caps, drag and click buttons on the end cap, rivet construction, and the foot has raised rearposts. The rod is one piece of tapered octagonal steel with two wire wrapped guides lined with red imitation agate and one soldered end ring.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People The American Fork & Hoe Company
Subjects Sporting goods
Sports equipment
Fishing & hunting gear
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS