Meek 55

Local guide Sam collects and fishes Meek reels.
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This is model 55. It is 3 1/8 diameter and somewhat more than 1 inch wide.
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I believe that this is what is called a “leaded” finish.
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A latch bar pivots to allow spool removal.
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The inscription on the back says “Meek No 55, made by The Norton Mfg Co, Bristol Conn USA”.

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