Marhoff Reels – Appendix C Features and Notes

Marhoff Reels – Appendix C Features and Notes

Marhoff Collection Features and Notes – Len Sawisch 5/7/2018
My ID Model Pawl Caps Handle Click/Drag H Nut Notes
Marhoff Reel Co. Version two reels start showing Shakespeare stamping and more Shakespeare parts/tooling/threads (MRC production circa 1907 to early 1908; Shakespeare production circa 1908)
MRC-1 MRC v1 B-1 MRC MRC CD R No. 225, traced from Vernon to Garrison to Sawisch
MRC-2 MRC v1 * MRC MRC CD R No. 307, *Missing worm gear and line guide
MRC-3 MRC v2 B-1 MRC * CD R No serial number data, Replaced foot, Shake worm gear, MRC drive gear, *Shake handle (filed hole to fit MRC gear shaft)
MRC-4 MRC v2 B-1 MRC MRC CD R No. 866, Shakespeare stamping, per Eric Jeska
               
Shake. Marhoff Patent New head plate cover with bushing on silver circle, New head plate, Tail Plate top stamp reads “Marhoff Patent, Level, Winding Reel,” Bottom had Shakespeare Jr. Co stamp (production circa 1908 thru 1910)
SM-1 1909 SMP SMP CB-S CD R No. 1632, Factory Experiment? Hook holder added to carriage, Rear spool bell drag (similar to SB 1131) attempted addition on rear plate, prototype?
SM-2 1909 SMP-*B-1 SMP-J CB-F CD R No. 1941, SMP-1 line guide ground to B-1 (prototype?), *Double jeweled (end caps and bushings)
SM-3 1909 B-1 M CB-S CD H No. 2006, late 1909
               
1910 Model First model with ‘1964’ stamp on lower Tail plate below Shakespeare co. stamp, New Oval foot stamping w/ serial number and model indicator (year) – (production circa 1909 thru 1911)
10-1 1910 J* B-1 DC-J CB-F CD R No. 2401, 1964 & Oval foot stamp, *double jeweled
10-2 1910 ? ? ? CD H No. 2526, Parts
10 & 12 1 1910/1912 B-1 CM CB* CD R No. 3177, Date double stamp, * plain counter weight
               
1912 Model Serial numbers stop during last of the production run, replaced on oval foot stamp with yardage, First use of end cap clips   (production circa 1910 thru 1912)
12-1 1912 B-1 CM LD CD H No. 3755
12-2 1912 SMP CM LD CD H No. 4528
12-3 1912 B-1 CM LD CD R No. 4646
12-4 1912 SMP CM LD CD H 80yds in place of serial number on foot, Bad stamping? Foot from different reel?
               
1914 Model Fish Eye end caps, Long or short handle option (production circa 1913 thru 1917 – not clear how WW I affected production)
14-1 1914 B-1 FCR LD CD H 100yds (no SN), Red fish eye caps
14-2 1914 B-2 FCW SD CD H 100yds (no SN), White fish eye caps
               
1918 Model First use of double caps – jeweled, First use of front loading pawl carriage riding on added support pillar, Worm gear in standard position so line guide is very short, Possible intro of red box, first use of Gray box (production circa 1917 thru 1918)
18-1-B? 1918 v1 Front 1 D LD CD H Double end caps, Front loading pawl, Leather bag, small wrench, pawl envelope, does not reference front pawl, (Red Box?)
18-2 1918 v1 Front 1 D LD CD H  
18-3-B 1918 v1-2 B-1* D SD CD H First version Gray box, First reel version transition to second version as *front pawl frame modified for standard line guide
18-4 1918 v2 B-1 D SD CD H Back to bottom loading pawl
Intro Box First cardboard box?, Red and Gold box, label on top and on side of low box bottom, Top does not extend to bottom
               
1919 Model v1. Two 1919 reels found with long drive gear, no support post, just longer bushed collar on head plate with oil port (drive gear mounted like Shakespeare built South Bend 1131-B reels, v2. Like 1918 (production circa 1918 thru 1919, unclear when v2 introduced)
19-1 1919* v1 B-1* D LD CD H 7/16 collar w oil port, * appears 1918 over-stamped 1919, * pawl plate is not Shakespere, pawl is hollow with a spring for tension
19-2 1919 v2 N-1 D LD CD H 5/16 collar no port, 9/8
               
1922 Model v1 -Front loading pawl, worm gear lower, line guide standard length. v2 Bottom loading pawl, Oval logo on back (‘Made in Kalamazoo U.S.A, Shakespeare, Honor Built Honor Sold; jumping fish), ‘No. 1964’ stamp above end cap (production circa 1919 thru 1923)
22-1 1922 v1 Front-2 D LD CD H Line carriage rides both worm gear and stabalizing bar
22-2 1922 v1 Front-2 D LD CD H  
22-3 1922 v1-2 N-1* D** LD CD H*** Prototype LW Transition?, *Modified front loading pawl frame (dropped brace bare, filled holes, longer line guide wire) ** chromium caps *** oil port in hex handle nut
22-4-B 1922 v2 B-3 D LD CD H Box, Envelope, large wrench, yellow cloth bag, Back to bottom loading pawl, New tail plate stamping
22-5-B 1922 v2 B-3 D SD CD H Box, yellow cloth bag
22-6 1922 v2 B-3 D SD CD H  
               
1924 Model Bakelite head plate cover(production circa 1923 thru 1925)
24-1-B 1924 B-2* D SD CD H Gray Box, * chromium carriage
24-2 1924 B-3 D SD CD H  
24-3 1924 B-3 D SD CD H  
24-4 1924 B-3* D SD CD H * chromium carriage
24-5-B 1924 B-3 D SD CD H German Silver ?, box
               
Model 26 1926 Model designation changed to “Model 26”, Foot stamping eliminates the round logo, Replaced with four line stamping – MODEL 26, 100YDS., PATENTED, MADE IN U.S.A. (production circa 1925 thru 1929)
26-1-B 1926 B-2 D SD CD H Gray Box (pat 1925) w/ graphics on end, pawl envelope, screw driver, Early nickel?, High 1964, Low oval, bronze worm gear
26-2-B 1926 B-3 D SD CD H First Orange box, yellow cloth bag, Care brochure
26-3 1926 B-3 D SD CD H  
26-4 1926 B-3 D SD CD H  
26-5-B 1926 B-3 D SD CD H 1st New Marhoff Box (Pat. Sticker 1926), yellow cloth bag
26-6-B 1926 B-3 D SD CD H 2nd New Marhoff box #4165 (Pat on box back, 1928)
26-7 1926 B-3 D SD CD H  
               
No Model Number New tail plate stamp eliminates the word ‘Patent’, Drag eliminated, Slide click w/ standard Shakespeare button on tail plate (production somewhere circa 1928-1929?)
26-30-1 26-30 Trans B-2 – C D SD SCO-V H Transition/Prototype? No model stamp, Volcano slide click, No drag, Tail plate stamps like Model 26 and 30, Chromed carriage
               
Model 30 1930 Fancy slide click button (‘Wedding cake’ shape), still no drag (production circa 1929 thru 1930)
30-1-B 30 B-3 D SD SCO-W H ‘New Marhoff’ box
30-2 30 B-3 D SD SCO-W H  
30-3 30 B-3 D SD SCO-W H  
30-4 30 B-3 D SD SCO-W H  
               
Model 31 1931 Back stamp high ‘Shakespeare’, script ‘Marhoff’, ‘1964’ (no ‘No.’); low ‘Model 31’, Dial adjust drag on head cap; Mottled black & pearl grasp, Foot stamp ‘MADE in U.S.A.’ “PATENTED’, Advertised gold plated version ‘1964-A’ (production circa 1930 thru 1931)
31-1-B 31 B-2 D SDM SCO-V H New Logo box (Pat 1930), yellow bag (Logo Design Pat given in 1931)
31-2 31 N-1 D SDM SCO-V H Cork arbor, GS?
31-3 31-A B-3 D SDM SCO-V H Stamped “Model 31 A” but clearly not gold plated
               
Model 32 Model HJ Mottled head plate cover, Removable worm gear,   ‘Replacable brass bushings’, Transitions mid-production to ‘Model HJ’ (production circa 1931 thru 1935) 1932 Catalog: “Burlite Black Antique head ring, with ebony pyralin grips with mother of pearl inlays.”
32-1 32 B-2 D SDM SC Dial H Black & Pearl Head (very dark). Model 32 stamp
32-2* 32* N-2E Q D SDM Green SC Dial H *Gold plated, Green grips, no 1964-A stamp, Quadro Pawl
HJ-3 HJ B-2 D SDM  SC Dial H Black & Pearl Head, matching grips, Stamped Model HJ
HJ-4 HJ SB-2 D SDM SC Dial H Black & Pearl Head (very dark), <S> logo on line carriage
HJ-5-B HJ SB-2 D SDM SC Dial H Box, NRA Care booklet, Wrench, Bag
HJ-6*-B HJ* SB-2 QR D SDM Green SC Dial H *Gold plated, Aluminun spool, modified Quadro Pawl, Gold Box, Yellow bag, screw driver,
               
Model HF 1935 New line guide carriage extends into back plate on later production – reduces carriage ‘wiggle’ (production circa 1934 thru 1935)
HF-1 HF N-2 E Q D SDM SC Dial H Quadro Pawl, Gray and pearl Head
HF-2 HF AS N-2 E Q D SDM SC Dial H  
HF-3 HF N-2 E Q D SDM SC Dial H  
               
Model HE 1936 Quadro pawl retrofitted by adding brass bushing to Quadro pawl carriage (allows standard pawlto fit over-sized hole needed by quadro pawl (production circa 1936)
HE-1-B HE N-2 E QR D SDM SC Dial H Box, Quadro Pawl Carriage has regular pawl w/ brass bushing
               
Model HD 1937 Drag system w/ dial under handle, New handle blank shape w/ un-bushed peened grasps, Head plate cover holds new drive gear bridge via two screws, Worm gear cover with leading edge cut up; tabs appear lower (production circa 1936 thru 1938)
HD-1 HD N-2 E QR* D-2 SD2 SC Disc H** *Cut away worm gear cover, **Stepped handle nut
HD-2 HD N-3 E D-2 SD2 SC Disc H  
               
Model HB 1939 Peened click spring – eliminated screws (production circa 1939)
HB-1 HB N-3 E D2OP SD2 SC Disc HP Peened click, otherwise like HD-2
               
Model GL – GA 1940 Eliminate removable worm gear, Add ‘Nickel Silver’ to tail plate stamp above Model, New bell grasps, All spools aluminum (production circa 1939 thru 1940)
GA-1 GA-AS N-3 E D2OP SD2B SC Disc HP Marked GA, same year as GL
GL-1 GL-AS N-3 E D2OP SD2B SC Disc HP  
GL-2 GL-AS N-3 E D2OP SD2B SC Disc HP  
GL-3 GL-AS N-3 E D2OP SD2B SC Disc HP  
               
Model GK 1941 Green anodized aluminum head plate cover, Drag screw adjustment, Yellow bell grasp, Cupped pawl plate, Line clip on carriage (later offered as option), Handle nut port w/ spring loaded cover, Spool bushings jeweled (production circa 1940 thru 1945 – WW II years)
GK-1-B GK-AS N-4 E D2OP SD2Y SC Screw HP-2 box, bag, screw driver, care manual
GK-2 GK-AS N-4 E D2OP SD2Y SC Screw HP-2  
               
Model GE 1946 v1 – Return of removable levelwind, Eliminate cupped pawl plate, line clip, spool bushing jewels (production circa 1945 thru 50″s?); v2 Anodized black steel head cover (Salt Water), Box marked ‘S’; v3 No ‘Nickel Silver’ stamp (Model GE still available into early 1960’s)
GE-1*B GE N-3 E DC-J* SD3 SC Screw HP-2 *None factory Narrow Spool built on Sportcast frame, Jeweled end caps, Post 45 Banner Box, papers, tan bag, marked tool
GE-2-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 45 Banner Box, papers
GE-3-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 45 Banner box, papers, tool, tan bag
GE-4-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 49, Red blue Plastic box
GE-5-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 49 Red blue box, papers
GE-6-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 49 Red blue Box, Green bag
GE-7-B GE N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 1953 Red blue box, papers, bag marked tool
GEv2-1-B GE-S N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Salt Water w/red blue box, papers, plastic arbor
Gev2-2-B GE-S N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Saltwater, Circle box, papers
GEv3-1-B GEv3 N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 50 Red blue box, papers, arbor, tool, green bag
GEv3-2-B GEv3 N-3 E D2OP SD3 SC Screw HP-2 Post 53 Circle box, tan bag, papers, unmarked tool

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