It’s often thought Bakelite reels are very much at the bottom of the pile in collecting terms. Not so, they targeted a mass audience, with lower spending power by choice or circumstances, and fulfilled a need. Allcock’s were volume sellers of these Bakelite reels. The Aerialite Swimming reel model 8926 was the best seller, with [...]
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