Who is the manufacture of this Tuna Tarpon reel?

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Who is the manufacture of this Tuna Tarpon reel?

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Can anybody tell me the manufacture of this Tuna Tarpon reel?

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Bill



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Looks to be a very clean Montague from the twenties, believe they came in 400, 450 and 500 Yd sizes. You can see a catalog flyer showing the reel on Ron Gast's site in the Montague section. Doug

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I agree with Doug. Thats an after market "Blackburn" drag added to the reel. Nice example.

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Nice reel. Blackburn drag? Beautiful combo! Pflueger made a similar reel-with same drag added, but that is not a Pflueger as best I can tell. Montague sounds good. Lettering looks-non-Pflueger too.

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Very nice. If you decide to part with it, please let me know. I collect aftermarket drags.

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Thanks Guys
Had to put a little bit of elbow grease in to this 500yd Montague to make her shine. It was a good week to stay inside and get out the polish since we have been getting temperatures that are 100+* here in Maryland. Matt ill keep you in mined if I decide to part with it.
Bill

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