This is an original 1933 black and white print ad for the automatic fly rod fishing reels that were made and sold by the South Bend Bait Company of 5253 High Street, South Bend, Indiana (IN). The ad also featured an endorsement from Courtney Ryley Cooper.
This 79+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.
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