The reels of this period were very scarce because of the need for brass and other metals to support the war. This brass reel was hand made by the famous Meek & Milam reel makers of Frankfort, Ky. It is a number 3 size and has two numbered screws and screw holes on the front plate. The backplate of the reel is engraved: Frank S. The accompanying one piece steel rod measures 5 1/2' in length and is marked on the reel seat: "Kentuk".The item "Very Scarce Civil War Era Meek & Milam Reel with Period Rod NR" is in sale since Thursday, May 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Vintage\Reels\Casting Reels". The seller is "mmmurph747" and is located in Louisville, Kentucky.
This item can be shipped to United States.