Young, J.W. -- Allcock's Marvel 3" Fly Reel

For sale here is a J.W. Young Pattern 5 fly reel, retailed by S. Allcock & Co. Ltd. -- they called it "The Marvel". 3 inch diameter. Made in the 1930s. Right hand retrieve, quick-release button latch spool mechanism, leaded finish, bright line guide, finely preserved handle grasp, rim mounted tension adjuster. Simple click/pawl operation. Excellent+ overall condition. 3/4" spool width. It weighs 5 3/4 oz. The smooth brass foot is 2 3/8” long with no issues.

A very fine classic fishing reel that will hold up to a five weight line. It looks simply spectacular on a classic cane rod! Built to last another century too.