Marhoff Appendix D – Key to Features and Notes

Marhoff Appendix D – Key to Features and Notes

 

KEY for Marhoff Collection Features and Notes – Len Sawisch 5/7/2018
Pawl Type Description Year/Model Notes
MRC Umrella Pawl, Threaded Cup 1907 Only 4-5 reels known with this assembly
SMP Umrella Pawl, Cup, Screw 1908 – 1912 Umbrella pawls were delicate and hard to load, but easy to lose
B-1 Barrel pawl, Screw 1912-26 Pawl cup was redundant, reels repaired circa late 1912 on got ‘new’ barrel pawl (and cups were tossed)
B-2 Barrel pawl, Flat plate, Screw ? Flate plate helped keep pawl clean, small hole for oiling
B-3 Barrel pawl, Lipped plate, Screw 1922-30 Lipped plate easier to remove/install, oil hole
Front-1 Front mount -1918 Worm gear standard position, back plate cup 1″ high, line guide 3/4″ from slot. Carriage block ported for upper brace bar/pillar, pawl cover plate wrapped around worm gear 1918 Pics. Front loading pawl feature did not significantly reduce line guide carriage wear – not cost effective
Front-2 Front mount – 1922 Worm gear lower, back plate cup 13/16″ high, line guide 7/8″ from slot. Carriage block ported for worm gear and brace bar, simple pawl cover 1922 Pics. Second front loading pawl effort also did not significantly reduce line guide carriage wear – not cost effective
N-1 Nippled pawl, Flat plate, Screw ? Much easier to remove/replace than standard barrel pawl
SB-2 Barrel pawl, Flat plate, Screw, <S> logo on carriage 1932 <S> logo was marketing idea
N-2 Nippled pawl, Flat plate, Screw, <S> logo on carriage ?  
N-2 E Nippled pawl, Flat plate, Screw, <S> logo on Extended carriage 1935-37 Extended carriage reduced wear and line guide wobble
N-3 E Nippled pawl, Flat plate, Screw, No <S> logo, Extended carriage 1937  
N-4 E Nippled pawl, Cupped plate, Screw, No logo, Extended carriage 1941  
   Q Quadro Pawl – larger hole for pawl in line guide carriage 1932-35 Barrel slotted, four-sided pawl blade could be rotated in slot as blade wore. Likely used to compete with Bronson’s duo-pawl. Many problems.
   QR Quadro Pawl revised – brass bushing in hole for barrel pawl 1936-37 Brass bushing allowed use of existing Quadro-pawl carriages when Q-pawl discontinued due to performance issues
       
End Cap Description Year/Model  
MRC Full coining, smooth top 1907 Non-adjustable, just allowed easier oiling
MRC/SMP MRC w/ SMP threading 1908 MRC and SMP early caps look identical but threading is slightly different
SMP-J Jeweled 1909 Special order
M Mushroom 1909 Easier to remove/replace
DC-J Double coined jeweled dome cap (no clips) 1909 Special order
CM Clips, Mushroom, Jeweled 1912 Friction clips helped hold caps in position, allowed adjustment of spool alignment between plates
FCR Clips, Fish eye, Red jewel 1914 South Bend 1131 reels research show red fisheye caps used first, followed by white
FCW Clips, Fish eye, White jewel 1914  
D Double cap, Red jewel 1918 Double cap had outer cap to cover/protect friction clips
D-2 Double coined edge 1937 Decorative touch for up-scale reels
D2OP Two oil ports 1939 Allowed oiling without removing (and losing) caps
       
Handle Description Year/Model  
MRC Counter balanced, Screw weight, White short hourglass grip w/ screw 1907 Grips made of iveroid (ivory imitation)
CB-S Longer bushed hourglass grip w/ screw 1908 Bushing reduced grip wear and wiggle
CB-F Fancy weight, no screw 1908  
LD Long (2.5″ DC posts), Double hourglass grips 1912 Per Eric Jeska, WSjr. would break off one grip on his reels ‘cuz he liked single grip handles. Circa 1922 short handles were an option; circa 1930 long handles were no longer offered.
SD Short (2.125″ DC posts) 1922 Assumed to help reduce knuckle-busting, possibly less torque on line guide
SDM Black and pearl mottled grips 1931 Pyralin cheaper than iveroid grips? Did allow more colorful grips
SD2 New blank shape, No bushings, Peened 1937 Dropping screws and bushings saved $
SD2B Bell grips 1940 Assumed easier to hold when wet
SD2Y Yellow swirl bell grips 1941 Better color match with green aluminum head plate covers?
SD3 Thinner, rounded edge blank, Swirled yellow bell grips 1946  
       
Click/Drag Description Year/Model  
CD 7 position Click and Drag combo to 1930 Original pattent by Shakespeare and Marhoff
SCO-V Tail Slide Click, No Drag, Volcano button 1929? Cheaper production?
SCO-W Tail Slide Click, No drag, Wedding cake button 1930 Three-tiered button exclusive to Model 30
SC-Dial Tail SC (volcano) and Head Dial drag 1931 Drag was felt pad on brass spring arm
SC-DISC Tail SC (volcano) and Disc drag under handle 1937 Multi-drag washer design
SC-Screw Tail SC (volcano), Thumb screw drag on head cover plate 1941 Drag was felt pad on brass spring arm
       
Handle Nut Description Year/Model  
R Round base, Slotted to 1910  
H Hex base, Slotted 1912  
HP Hex, Oil port 1939 Likely experimental? Rarely seen
HP-2 Hex, Oil port w/ spring port cover 1941  

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