Post subject: Dating Mitchell Classic Egg-Shape Reels. Post Posted: . Garcia with G, now 7 digits. I this case should the first two. Garcia referred to these as the "Ultra-Sport" also called an "Ultra-Light" with a The very early serial number and packaging dates this reel back to the late fifties. i have three reels i just recently required a , , and i would like to be able to date them but i cant find enough information on how to.
I,m almost shure that there are special numbers for special produced reels.
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That could be for a custumer or certain special types of reels. I wrote a litte before about a nightblue with sn.Garcia Mitchell Story ~ Mitchell & Abu Fishing Reels
My frend Jan has also a With the same number. Both reels are new and with box.
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But both reels have also a Handle-lock. These are the only two nightblue known reels Dating garcia mitchell the reels Dating garcia mitchell. They are NO homemade reels, but on the schematic there is a different partnr. These reels are specialy ordered this way. The G numbers have 6 digits as well on the if the C should be a 0 as on the But i have also a nib.
Garcia with G, now 7 digits.
I this case should the first two digits be the production day. Never heard about a month with 35 days. Heck, I'm not even a good fisherman. My reels Dating garcia mitchell has been inside inlets or just a little out.
Though most vintage Mitchell reels have oval shape bodies; my purpose for identifying these reels as Egg-Shape is very simple.
They all have the basic classic body housing design of reels Dating garcia mitchell very first Mitchell with a three screw "Cover Plate" as shown above. Plus and most important; these all were serial numbered in sequence at the Mitchell factory after assembly regardless of the different models or even which distributor country they were made for.
Other Classic Egg-Shape models made after were included in the same serial number sequence. Please note that these dates are the approximate date reels Dating garcia mitchell manufacture at the factory and NOT date of receipt by the wholesaler, retailer or when it was first advertised or purchased.
The first two versions did not have serial numbers at all and the beginning of the 3rd version also did not have numbers. Keeping this in mind: The breakdown of these years are: To distinguish these from the common Level-Wind gearing reels Dating garcia mitchell installed a red anodized Handle Knob.