This revolving plate salmon reel was made by Eaton & Deller of London, England and measures 4 1/2 1 3/8 diameter. It is aluminum with brass foot, pillars, and fittings, bronze screws, horn knob riveted to face plate, fixed click, one piece cast foot with shaped foot pillars, oval perforations at each end, and a distinctive waist at center, raised faceplate design with dished front frame. Stamped on faceplate: “Eaton & Deller, London, Crooked Lane E.C. & Bury St. James”. With original leather case, c. 1900.
The American Museum of Fly Fishing Collection
Gift of Frederick A. Sharf