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Object Name Reel, Fishing
Date 1880-1889
Maker Conroy, Thomas J. (fl. 1883)
Material Brass/Silver/Rubber
Used DeWitt, William G.
Description German nickel silver and hard rubber click fly reel. Crank handle with beehive-shaped grasp, spiral-knurled bearing cap. Size "60" stamped on foot. Stamped on one plate "Thos. J. Conroy/Maker/N.Y." and scratched "W. G. DeW", on the plate "William G. DeWitt -- from C.H.H. 1889."
Notes Reference: see page 16 lot 29, Lang's 04/15/2000 catalog.
Diameter = reel plates

Purchase made possible by Joie (JoAnn) Delafield (museum board member).
Dimensions H-2.25 W-2.5 L-2.75 Dia-2.25 inches
Collection SP040C Rods, Reels
Catalog Number 2000.008.0002
Imagefile 079\2000.008.0002.JPG
Species Reel, Fishing