THE COLLECTORS' GUIDE TO THE MITCHELL ULTRA-LIGHT SPINNING REEL SOFTBACK
The Collector's Guide to the Mitchell Ultra-light book is a study of the classic Mitchell Ultra-light spinning reels; the baby Mitchells. It is an A4 sized softback, with nearly 200 pages, with over 400 full colour images. It is a comprehensive study of the Ultra-Light reels. There is over four hundred photographs of the Mitchell Ultra-Light reels displaying the many cosmetic and mechanical differences of the different models. The main gears and pinions are photographed on many of the reels, most have the side covers removed. Boxes and original packaging are photographed along with patents and period advertisements.
Contributors include respected International Mitchell Collector's; including Wallace Carney, James Entwistle, Jan Haanstra, Dennis Roberts, Christian Lhermitte and Emile van Loon
List of Contents:
Forward written by respected author Dennis Roberts
Chapter One: The Planamatic Patent
Chapter Two: The Mitchell 308 and 309 Engraved Models
Chapter Three: The Garcia-Mitchell 308-309 and 308A-309A Raised Name Plate Models
Chapter Four: The Mitchell 308A and 309A Raised Name Plate Models
Chapter Five: The Mitchell 308 Pro and 308 Pro Planamatic Models
Chapter Six: The Mitchell 308 and 308 Planamatic Raised Name Plate Models
Chapter Seven: The Mitchell 308S and 309S Skirted Spool Models
Chapter Eight: The Mitchell 310 Ultra Lite Model
Chapter Nine: The Mitchell 358 Prince Rapid
Chapter Ten: The 408 and 409 Prince, High Speed, Midnight-Blue Engraved Models
Chapter Eleven: The High-Speed Garcia-Mitchell 408 Sky-Blue and 409 Raised Name Plate Models
Chapter Twelve: The Mitchell High-Speed 408 Raised Name Plate Models
Chapter Thirteen: The Mitchell and Garcia-Mitchell 508 Fork-Footed Models
Chapter Fourteen: The Mitchell 908-909 and Garcia-Mitchell 908-909 Models
Chapter Fifteen: Rarities, Oddities and Phantom Reels
Chapter Sixteen: Parts Boxes
This book is available only from the author James Partridge, owner of Jim's Reel Shop.
This is the fourth book he published, with the help from a group of fellow Mitchell fishing reel collectors and historians.
The other specialised fishing reel books in the series are; "The Mitchell Match and Auto Bail book", "The Mitchell Part Number Cross Reference Book" and the "ABU 505 Golden Jubilee 1962-2012"