Very Special Record Casting Reels (below)
If you have very
unique or rare models that you wish to display here please contact me
First Record 1700
good friend Robert S from Sweden has given permission to
display some photographs of his very early Record 1700.
This was one of the first batch of 25 ever produced .
They were hand made and assembled at this very early venture around
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Please note the
Hand writing on the carton and the hand type written note
Handles were made to
a similar design for more than 20 years, with colour being the chief
variation on differing models.
Here we see the
riveted foot common to all Records at this time.
Here we see the agate
bearing end cap and of course the black left hand sideplate.
were recorded on the right or winder side
Thanks again Robert for sharing what most of
us will never hope to actually own!
If you have any others listed below, that are
unneeded or doubles in your collection and are available for a reasonable
fee, I would be very pleased to hear from you. I cannot afford to collect
Mint, in-box or unused reels at present, until my children have completed