THE MITCHELL MATCH AND AUTO BAIL BOOK
The Mitchell Match and Auto Bail book is the second book in a series of four, written about the traditional Mitchell and ABU fishing reels. It was authored by James Partridge, with input from many collectors and historians in Europe and the USA. It was published by Jim's Reel Shop. The Mitchell and ABU fishing reel servicing and parts centre.
The Mitchell Match and Auto Bail book is a book written about the most famous and the most innovative of the traditional Mitchell reels, the Mitchell Match; the reel with the automatic bail arms! All of the known auto-bail reels are included with photographs, along with technical specifications dates of introduction, lots of information about each model. From the 1955 Otomatic to the ALC, the Auto Lightning Cast of the nineteen-nineties all are included. A big study of the Promatic is also included. It is full of facts and information about all the different classic Mitchell auto-bail reels ever manufactured.
There are chapters written about the Otomatics, 330 & 330A models, 440 and 440 Match the midnight blue models, the 440A/441A and Match reels, light blue, and black, the 440ALC, the 840 and 840 Match the dark brown reels and also the Promatic. The book has had very good reviews which are available to read on my website. Contents; 114, A4 sized printed pages, with over 100 full colour photographs.The Mitchell Match and Auto Bail book is written all about the Mitchell "dab-bailed" automatic bail armed reels. It is a specialist book all about these reels. It is the Match reference book. From the classic automatic bail arm reels Otomatic of 1955, to the last last the 440ALC Auto lightning Cast of the nineteen-nineties. It is A4 sized, with a 114 full colour printed pages with a laminated cover.
List of the chapters in the Mitchell Match book:-
Chapter One: The Otomatic patent
Chapter Two: The Otomatic and 330 models
Chapter Three: The Midnight-Blue Match and 440 models
Chapter Four: The high-speed brown Mitchell Match and 840 models
Chapter Five: The garcia-Mitchell 330A models
Chapter Six: The sky-blue Match and 440A models
Chapter Seven: The black Match and 440A models
Chapter Eight: The Auto Lightning Cast models
Chapter Nine: The Promatic Study
Chapter Ten: Rarities, oddities and phantom reels
The book has been recieved very well by its' readers and has been reviewed in the UK in Classic Angling magazine, and on the "Fishing for History" website in the United States
James Partridge the author, has collected Mitchell and ABU reels since the late 1970's. He owns his own business repairing reels and supplying Mitchell and ABU factory parts: Jim's Reel Shop. He has his own website, where much more information can be found. More of his books can be found on eBay, such as The Mitchell Part Number Cross Reference Book, The Collectors' Guide to the Mitchell Ultra-Light Spinning Reel and the new "ABU 505 Golden Jubilee. Thank you for looking visit my website to read the book reviews! "
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