Winchester Reel Model 4250
In the 1920s and into the 1930s the Winchester Repeating Arms company dabbled in fishing goods selling Winchester reel and well as rods, lures and flies. As of today is still one of the most prominent names that comes to mind when one thinks longevity in the sporting good vein. Diving all the way back to 1866 to one of its namesakes Oliver Winchester and how he retooled and revamped the Henry rifle from New Haven Arms to create its most famous rifle model, the 1866.
The Winchester reel 4250 below in the gallery is a 80 yard reel. The reel has a wonderful patina and is in nice condition. Unfortunately, Winchester like many other that are considered to be antiques now have been subject to decades of fake and fantasy items. Where there is money to be made there will always be fakes. Winchester has placed their name son so many items it sometimes hard to tell if its true so do your due diligence.
Winchester Reel 4250 Gallery