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Object Name Reel, Fishing
Catalog Number 1987.18
Maker Gayle, Clarence
Date ca. 1935
Material(s) Steel;
Dimensions H-2.75 W-2 D-2.75 inches
Description This is a Gayle #2 Simplicity Fishing Reel. It is made of stamped aluminum and is riveted together. It has one wooden handle attached to the spool. The gears are in the tailplate. The click switch is located on the tailplate. The foot is riveted to the bottom posts. The maker's mark is stamped on the head end of the spool.
Notes These reels were mass produced by the George W. Gayle Company (Clarence Gayle) in the 1930s.

The additional images are of Clarence Gayle in his workshop.
Collection Frank Stewart Collection
People Gayle, Clarence
Subjects Fishing
Fishing & hunting gear
Sporting goods
Sports equipment
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS