This series of swedish made black skirted spool abu reels was short lived. Abu cardinal reels 3 classic vintage fishing tackle. Below a brief history to frame the peculiarities and the historical period in which it was produced. Abu cardinal 4 4x 40 40a 44 44x 54 55 57 140 154 155 157 bail. For the usa market a version was sold from 1980 to 1982 that had a red garcia logo on the body an edition was built briefly in 1980 that was named ambassadeur instead of cardinal a zebco version with a. Both all metal with the exception of the bail mechanisim and both made in japan. I have a black and white copy of it and it is 28 pgs. Abu garcia coarse vintage fishing reels for sale ebay. Please contact me about inaccuracies and they will be promptly addressed and corrected when verified. Abu garcia cardinal 500albi ambassadeur classic inshore reel.
The story of this 55 is a little interesting i guess. High quality abu garcia cardinal 304 spinning fishing reel. Abu sweden cardinal 55 fixed spool reel in fine user or collector. The reel comprises everlast bail system that offers cardinal s improved durabiliy and strength. Henry morton robinson 18981961 was born in boston, the oldest of eleven children. Ft4 rare abu garcia 30 kingfisher spinning fishing reel ultra cast. Vintage 1981 carp salmon abu garcia cardinal 55 spinning reel made. The reel is in very good used condition, reel marked on side with cardinal 55, abu, sweden, foot marked with built by abu sweden and numbern790102, this model has the ratchet click on retreive. Roman history book by the aediles in 25 ad senator aulus cremutius cordus was forced to commit suicide and his history was burned by the aediles, under the order of the senate. Reel schematics cardinal1200f00 cardinal1202rrt00 cardinal1203rrt00 cardinal1204rrt00 cardinal1205r00 cardinal120mf00 cardinal0f00 cardinal.
A good vintage abu garcia cardinal 759 spinning reel ebay. This reel took the specimen reel world by storm and anyone who was a serious carp fishermen at the time would of had at. Vintage 1981 carp salmon abu garcia cardinal 55 spinning reel. The swedish built abu 444, the companys first spinning reel, was introduced in 1955, followed in 1965 by the first model of the cardinal series of spinning reels. The reelstown guide to abu spinning reels short history about abu brand from ben wright reel book powered by asile. The abuzebco cardinal reels, 3, 4, 6, 7, 3x, 4x, 6x, and 7x. To filter schematics, enter an identifying number found on your reel model number, foot number, etc. Abu did experiment with a 3 series reel in the shape of the 354 and 355, very rare reels to find today, i was fortunate to get the 354 from marco malevasi, the editor of the abu cardinal book.
A brief history of abu garcia reels off the scale magazine. Garcia abu spinning reel cardinal 963 graphite rit left. Built to last a lifetime, abu garcia offers a reel to land the fish of your lifetime. There is also a book titled vintage fishing reels of sweden by daniel. Unfollow abu cardinal 55 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The following abu cardinal reels were sold by zebco in the u. Hull gets the idea for a new fishing reel after watching a meat counter clerk pull string from a fixed spool. Cleaning up my storage today and found 2 abu 752 cardinals in original boxes. Like many others, as a noncatholic, my many repeated readings over the past 50 plus years, shows a strange attraction to, that catholic church of, latinliturgyera. Reel schematics cardinal 1200f00 cardinal 1202rrt00 cardinal 1203rrt00 cardinal 1204rrt00 cardinal 1205r00 cardinal 120mf00 cardinal 0f00 cardinal. Abu cardinal 57 for sale in uk 23 used abu cardinal 57. Unfollow abu garcia cardinal 4 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The zero hour bomb company, maker of electric time bombs for oil drilling, is incorporated in tulsa, oklahoma. Abu cardinal 50 series 52,54,55,57 the traditional.
Here is a pic of the different spools that were made by abu for zebco f rom left to right left is the first version with small nipple type push button circa 1967 to 1974. Abu garcia ambassadeur 5000 b vintage fishing reel. Lightweight freshwater spinning reels with graphite body and rotor. The abu garcia card s60 is cardinal sx freshwater spinning reel that results good performance with cutting edge design. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. The spinning reel provides five bearings with added instant antireverse bearing which helps to stop fish in their tracks.
Career of an american catholic priest, from his first assignment to a poor parish in boston to his appointment as cardinal, participating in the election of a pope in 1939. Welcome to the home of swedish vintage classic abu garcia fishing reels. If you are looking for abu cardinal 54, 55, 57, 154, 155 and 157 reels see our abu cardinal reels 2 page. Abu garcia round reel parts were open and continuing to ship packages, however we are experiencing shipping delays. The abu simbel temples are two massive rock temples at abu simbel arabic. Short history about abu brand from ben wright reel book. Upon graduating high school, robinson served in the u. The books praise of brutus and cassius, who had assassinated julius caesar, was. Classic vintage fishing tackle abu cardinal reels 3. Vintage 1981 carp salmon abu garcia cardinal 55 spinning reel made in sweden. There were several versions and spin offs from those reels. Call volumes are high, please use our selfserve options to cancel or return your order.
Abu cardinal 55 for sale in uk 36 used abu cardinal 55. The cardinal 500alb gets a stunning redesign and yet still proves to be a great value. A rare chance to own a boxed abu cardinal 55 reel in mint condition. The cardinal family of spinning reels offers smooth, hasslefree performance with a focus on dependability and value. Old stock unused bail roller with bushing, com shop categories henry stuart, cardinal of york. They are situated on the western bank of lake nasser, about 230 km 140 mi southwest of aswan about 300 km 190 mi by road.
In the late 1970s abu made what had become a seriously collectible and iconic fishing reel in the shape of the cardinal 55. Vintage salmon carp abu cardinal 55 spinning reel made in. Get the best deals on abu garcia vintage fishing reels when you shop the largest online selection at. Garcia abu spinning reel cardinal 963 graphite rit left thanx for looking. Other reels ranged from outsouced reels from zangi in italy such as the record 222, 225, 500, 600, 700, 888, 999, to the swedish designed and built cardinal 33, to the innovative cardinal 52545557 series, through to the cardinal 6677 and x series, to the suveran and high speed models like the cardinal 807i and the soron st 70 of 2009. Abu garcia, originally ab urfabriken, then abu svangsta, is a fishing reel and fishing equipment company founded in sweden, and is now owned by pure fishing of the united states. Zebco spinning reels 1962 to mid 1980s fishing talks. We are operating our distribution center in compliance with enhanced safety. The abu garcia freshwater spinning reel also comes with a slow oscillation feature that provides even line lay with all types of line so you will not spook nearby fish. He then attended columbia university and began publishing poetry, his first book, children of morningside, being published in 1924. The complex is part of the unesco world heritage site known as the nubian monuments, which run.
The same metallic red cardinal 3r was only once released in 2009 in a limited number in japan. The cardinal reels are first shown in the 1967 catalog with the models 6 and 7. This section now contains abu garcia as well as new mitchell, shakespeare and pflueger reel parts as they are all owned by the same company. Vintage abu cardinal 55 spinning reel in this very popular vintage reel is in a lovely used condition only mark i can see is on upper foot but thats not obvious. Abu garcia introduced a series of fishing reels and related products in the beginning of the 1950s.
Its my pleasure to document these wonderful reels, there maybe the odd reel i have missed out but im pretty sure they are all covered here, the last reel in the box was a surprise to my good friend marco malevasi who wrote the book cardinal reels, he was so surprised to see i found 1, he was even more surprised when i told him i bought two from the same seller having two gave me the info that. Other reels ranged from outsouced reels from zangi in italy such as the record 222, 225, 500, 600, 700, 888, 999, to the swedish designed and built cardinal 33, to the innovative cardinal 5254 55 57 series, through to the cardinal 6677 and x series, to the suveran and high speed models like the cardinal 807i and the soron st 70 of 2009. We are operating our distribution center in compliance with enhanced safety procedures for our team and within new government regulations where we operate. Abu cardinal 3, gold label at the last fishing show in february 2016, i had the opportunity to purchase by my friend silvano baraldi a rare example of cardinal 3 unknown until today. This is an old graphinte abu garcia reel cardinal 963 ball bearingdrive system extra large drag washers 5. Cardinal 6x 19771983 same as cardinal 6 except spool size cardinal 7x 19771983 same as cardinal 7 except spool size cardinal 554 19791980 cardinal 555 19791980. All information on this page is my interpretation and opinion about the history of the ambassadeur reel as i understand it. Oct 07, 20 henry morton robinson 18981961 was born in boston, the oldest of eleven children. The reel shows no signs of use in general save on the foot w t is a small surface blemish. When abu bought garcia 1980 they started to put the label abugarcia on reels and other gear. Buy abu garcia vintage fishing reels and get the best deals. These included the sublime cardinal 55, the choice of nearly all the.
Abu japan sometimes release reproduction models of its old models. This reel is mechanically faultless, have a smooth flowing action,crisp and responsive bailarm, adjustable drag and raised gold lettering on the spool with very little wear and comes complete with the original spanner, instruction booklet, warranty card, parts schema and a very good box. But dont let the price fool you, it still has the features and performance you need to be successful on the water. The city of abu dhabi is located on an island in the persian gulf, off the central west coast. How to fill the spool with line all cardinal spinning reels are designed for monofilament, braid and fluorocarbon lines. Derrik and i both agree that the earliest sn found so far for the abu cardinal 44 is 020900 that is the same sn as the zebco 4 that i have.
Delivering hasslefree spinning performance, the abu garcia cardinal sx spinning reel is one of the most affordably priced spinning reels in the abu garcia lineup. Old tackle connoisseur denis curtin delves into the history of abu garcia reels and. This may delay some deliveries, but we are committed to fulfilling your orders as quickly as possible. The person looking for a spool might buy it,however the last thing i need is another spinning reel, as at the last count i had 10,two of which have never seen water, plus 2 closed face reels,5 baitcasters plus 6 penn game reels,so i need to sell some myself. This series of swedish made black skirted spool abu reels was short lived, only made for 4 years between 1978 and 1982. You will notice the reel is based on the 154, its silver writings on the decal and of course its not ambidextrous but look a bit harder at the rotor, no. On this page abu cardinal c3, 33, 3, 4, 6, 7 and zebco reels. These reels are the reproduction of old cardinal 3 originally sold from its 70s.635 336 1280 540 1046 1376 800 295 942 273 914 330 1058 794 357 124 229 213 1465 163 350 1512 744 801 556 284 404 167 389 1104 1259 242 1511 886 1170 1460 440 879 986 727 1478 279 515 627