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Large custom-made shark fishing reel used by Zane Grey off the South Coast of New South Wales during 1936

1998.0029.0001

Large custom-made shark fishing reel used by Zane Grey off the South Coast of New South Wales during 1936

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Large metal fishing reel without manufacturer's marks. The handle is brown plastic and there is a heavy leather flap to sustain the line. It is capable of holding 1500 yards of line.

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