A Quintet of Tiny Fly Reels

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Ray Hencken
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A Quintet of Tiny Fly Reels

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Pictured are 5 tiny vintage fly reels that I decided to post on a very rainy day. Pictured left to right:
Peck & Snyder 2in diameter,
Abbey&Imbrie/Conroy & Bissett #5, 2in diameter
Conroy & Bissett #6, 1 3/4in diameter
Thomas Conroy Maker/JVH #5, 2in diameter
No name Nickle Silver 25yd, 1 3/4in diameter

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Re: A Quintet of Tiny Fly Reels

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Nice! I dub thee the Hencken Quintuplets.
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Re: A Quintet of Tiny Fly Reels

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Nice group !

That #6 is tough as nails !

Thanks for sharing, Ray.

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Re: A Quintet of Tiny Fly Reels

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Ray, that’s a super lineup. There’s just something about those tiny trout reels.

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