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Object Name Reel, Fishing
Catalog Number 1999.35.7
Creator James Heddon's Sons
Date ca. 1950
Material(s) Aluminum; cork; plastic; fibreglass; nickel; copper;
Dimensions H-66.25 W-3.75 D-3.25 inches
Description This Heddon "Pal" baitcasting rod and reel has a green enameled aluminum handle with contoured cork grip and red plastic butt cap. It has an inset reel seat with a trigger band reel screw lock. There is an aluminum foregrip, aluminum raised pillar multiplying reel with line carriage guide, and black enameled caps. It has a balanced offset crank with two plastic grips, a click button on the end, an adjustable drag on the head cap. The rod is a yellow translucent one piece fibreglass rod with four wrapped nickel plated copper guides and end ring;
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People James Heddon's Sons
Subjects Sporting goods
Sports equipment
Fishing & hunting gear
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS