Bronson blackstone #4700

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Flynner
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Bronson blackstone #4700

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Picked up a bunch of reels some in boxes at an auction and was kinda upset to find one in a Bronson 1700 box was not a 1700. But an unmarked black reel. But upon further investigation it was a #4700 Blackstone. I know it's a very rare reel but do any of you know a guess on the value. I would put the grade at a high 8. Regardless I'm excited it's quite beautiful.

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They rarely come up for sale so, without any sales history, it's hard to determine a value. North of $200, for sure, but impossible to know what it might bring at auction today. Great find!
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Man, Robert would have gone nuts over that one! Nice add for your collection!

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That is a sweet looking reel!!! Bryce

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Robert had two of those in his collection. One in the original box. But he would have sold the farm for a third one, as always. Miss him.
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Thank you guys for the comments and help guys! Not sure if I'll keep it or move it but sure was an exciting find :)

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Could you possibly post a picture of the inner side plate with the inscription ?

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Mine doesn't have the inscription, it came both ways only the foot stamp

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Great find! Robert is looking at it with a big smile on his face!
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