The Penn Reel Collector’s Companion and Price Guide 1932-1957


The Price Guide includes individual listing of every model Penn offered year-by-year from 1932 through 1957, with prices included for every known reel. Based on the author’s experience with buying and selling thousands of Penn reels, as well as closely following the Penn reel market for over a decade, the prices will help collectors and resellers alike better ascertain the value of their vintage Penn reel.

Designed as a companion to The Chronological History, the Companion is a superb volume that gives the Penn collector more of what they love!

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A companion volume to Mike Cacioppo’s The Chronological History of Penn Reels, 1932-1957 — considered by many to be “The Blue Book” for Penn reel collectors — this book brings together a veritable treasure of Penn reel information that did not fit the parameters of the first book. In addition, The Collector’s Companion includes a detailed Price Guide to all Penn reels sold by the firm in the first 25 years of its existence.

The essays include detailed information on the Penn Prototype Models F and K, the earliest days of Penn reels, the Penn Sea Hawk, the Sea Ford, the Bay Side, the Long Beach, Quick Take-Apart Penns, the indomitable Squidder, the legendary Senators, Penn trade reels, left-handed Penns, color variations of Penn reels, South African exports, light tackle Penn casting reels in the pre-war era, Penn Anniversary reels, the Penn formula, and hot rod Penns of

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Weight 29 oz
Dimensions 15 × 12 × 1 in