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Object Name Reel, Fishing
Catalog Number 1999.35.8
Creator The American Fork & Hoe Company; Pflueger
Date c. 1955
Material(s) Aluminum; cork; fibreglass; nickel; brass; plastic;
Dimensions H-71.5 W-4 D-3 inches
Description This Pflueger Supreme baitcasting reel and rod has a brown enameled aluminum handle with cork grip. There is a trigger, spring loaded thumb reel lock, and inset reel seat. It has an aluminum and nickel plated brass raised pillar multiplying reel, aluminum caps, plated brass balanced crank with two mottled white plastic grips, a click button on the end cap, sliding oil port and adjustable drag on head cap, aluminum spool with cork sleeve, and a line carriage guide. The handle unscrews from the blade at the foregrip. The rod is hollow fiberglass. It is comprised of two pieces with four guides wrapped and epoxied on top piece, and a soldered end ring.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People The American Fork & Hoe Company
Pflueger
Subjects Sporting goods
Sports
Sports equipment
Fishing
Fishing & hunting gear
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS