Dating winchester model 70
The diameter measures 3.25 inches with a 11/16 inch spool width, WF5F line weight. The number 1 is stamped on the crank plate, the spool and inside tensioner plate. Includes original cardboard box, pouch, paperwork and spare spool with pouch. Spools holds 250 yards of 20 # backing plus 40 yards of fly line. Two screw latch, Two screw nickel silver line guard. The name "Meisselbach" was used without permission. Mark IV Imported by Continental Arms Corp w/ 2 extra spools, spool of 25 lb. (Meisselbach) This reel has no connection to the Meisselbach reel company and was not made by them.
Includes original box, paperwork and black soft leather, sheepskin lined Hardy case. Good condition with some finish wear and nick in the line guard. Duplicated Mark II check, nickel silver line guide. Single screw nickel silver line guard Two screw spool latch. USA, who assisted us with identifying and describing this interesting reel.