Pre-owned centrepin reels

If you would like more information or wish to purchase a pre-owned reel, please contact me by telephone. For out of hours enquiries please send me a message using the contact form.

To reserve a reel, click the Reserve button, complete the form along with your telephone number and I’ll call you as soon as I can. Reservations taken on a first come, first served basis.

Match Aerial No2 (built 1994)

Here we have an early Chris Lythe Match Aerial style centrepin made in 1994 as part fo a very small batch. Reel Number 2 made for Andrew Wood and in exceptional condition having very light use. The reel will be fully serviced and supplied with an embroidered draw-cord pouch and dropper bottle of Chris Lythe reel oil.

£ 750 // 1 available


Paul Witcher 1920 Aerial No 35

Here we have a Paul Witcher 1920 Aerial No 35, the Witcher Aerial was inspired by the Allcock Aerial c:1920, which Paul considered one of the finest reels ever made.

£ 2100 // SOLD OUT


AJP Deluxe (Bird Cage Edition)

I am selling this set of 3 matching reels on behalf of my good friend Alden (AJP). The reels are totally unique having an internal brass caged line guard built into the backing plate so the guard is level with the front batting rim. The reels have never been used and are in as new condition, they are not available to purchase individually.

£ 4500 // SOLD OUT


Float Master SU / 1915 Avon Special Edition

A very special first edition No 1 taken from Chris Lythe’s own private collection. The reel is a Float master SU / 1915 Avon combination reel and comes with two different spools, a Float Master and 1915 Avon spool, both spools are bedded in to run perfectly on the same back plate.

£ 1795 // SOLD OUT


Next batch of centrepin reels…

I am currently building numerous centrepin reels including 1915 Avons, Barbel Masters and Scotton Long Trotters. They are due for completion throughout 2020. Keep an eye on my website where they will be offered for sale.

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