The mitchell fishing reel story website will now be used for history and many other topics of interest including videos this website is also currently under construction to store this type of information and media in one place. How do i date my garcia mitchell 308 spinning reel and establish its current value it is serial number 351554 with no prefix letter and it is stamped made in france in several places on the reel. Dating mitchell reels is easy if you have the right tools and here it is, the mitchell reel dating guide help support our museum by shopping at our very unique vintage mitchell reels for sale page the mitchell fishing reel 75th anniversary.
Dating a mitchell reel is easy if you have the right tools and here it is the original mitchell fishing reel dating guide though most vintage mitchell reels have oval shape bodies my purpose for identifying these reels as egg-shape is very simple. Even dennis robert's book, mitchell collector's reference guide doesn't tackle the serial numbers and dating the reels he dates them by variations of features in each model if you can post pictures of the handle side, maybe we can help. Garcia mitchell 306 spinning reel good for saltwater or freshwater fishing reel works as it should an comes with an extra spool i caught some large 20 lb plus catfish in freshwater an used it for b.
In 2009 i authored another book called the mitchell classic 300 spinning reel that includes the serial number dating system but goes into much more detail this book also contains all the history of mitchell i've been able to document to date.
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Dating mitchell reels determining dates of issue for mitchell spinning reels has always been at the forefront of questions asked by collectors researching an answer was not an easy task since mitchell did not use a system that was user friendly.
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