Marryat - Gehrke's World Supreme MR8A Fly Reel
For sale here is an early example of George Gehrke's World Supreme Reel, made by Marryat in Japan. Model MR8A, 3" frame diameter and a spool with of 0.75". A very lightweight reel (3.70oz!) made of magnesium alloy. Excellent++ condition, the reel appears to have seen very little use. Gold anodized finish, ported spool and smooth disc drag with adjustment knob. Set up for LHW. Stamped with #120 on the inside of the frame, and a brass Gehrke's plaque on the face of the reel, only seen on some of the earliest reels. Sold with leather drawstring pouch.