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This was in the late 60s (I'll go ahead and admit it) and I often thought of that reel.
The memories reminded me of a lot of good times fishing with friends and family with that familiar clicking sound.
Mitchell Reel Museum, the most trusted source for all things Mitchell.
We specialize in documenting all Mitchell reels made in France from 1939 to 1989.
Finally, I decided to build a website and to share the hard earned information I have been able to glean from hours of research and using tools like the Wayback Machine.
In the days to come I will be adding this information and any relevant links.
The first two versions did not have serial numbers at all and the beginning of the 3rd version also did not have numbers.
When I was a teenager, a long long time ago, my favorite uncle advised me to get a Mitchell 300.
He said dollar for dollar it was the best buy on the market and it would last a long time with just a little care.
Please note that these dates are the approximate date of manufacture at the factory and NOT date of receipt by the wholesaler, retailer or when it was first advertised or purchased.
Gaps between the serial numbers I give are ones I’ve not found and Please use this as a general dating guide only!