Moreton Bay, Slik, Pastime & P. D. J., Sidecast Fishing Reels by Bernard (Bernie) Ladd, 2009.

1- Moreton Bay sidecast
1- Moreton Bay sidecast
2-Moreton Bay sidecast reel
2-Moreton Bay sidecast reel
3- Moreton Bay sidecast reel
3- Moreton Bay sidecast reel
4- Moreton Bay internal view
4- Moreton Bay internal view

MORETON BAY 4 1/2'' sidecast. Nickel plated Cast brass back stamped MoretonBay; Australian silky oak deep spool-drum; nickel plated cast brass ferguson type turn table & forked line guide; bakelite handle knobs; screw optional check; c.1940.

S L I K  Side cast  Reel
S L I K Side cast Reel
S L I K  Side cast  Reel
S L I K Side cast Reel
S L I K  Side cast  Reel
S L I K Side cast Reel

SLIK cast brass & wood sidecast reel. Back diameter 4 1/4''; spool drum width 2 1/4''; V slot turntable; cast brass metal fittings (nickel plated) SLIK stamped on back plate. Maker most likely Nick Kross, Queensland -c.1920.

PASTIME 7'' sidecast. Rolled gunmetal back diameter 7 1/8''; Australiansilky oak spool-drum width 2 1/8''; optional check; cast brass Y back. Maker Les Wilson, for Len Butterworth, under the pastime brand -c. 1950.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

Internal view of Pastime 7 ''
Internal view of Pastime 7 ''
Fish logo pastime brand stamp
Fish logo pastime brand stamp

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

Crank Drag assembly view
Crank Drag assembly view

PASTIME sidecast reel. Cast brass back diameter 4 13/16''; Australian silky oakdeep dished spool- drum width 2 3/8''; cast line guide ; optional check .Maker Les Wilson, for Len Butterworth under the pastime brand -c. 1940.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

PASTIME sidecast reel. Cast brass back diameter 4 1/8 '; Australian silky oak spool- drum width 2 1/4''; cast brass line guide, turntable & saddle ; optional check. Maker Les Wilson, under the pastime brand for Len Butterworth, Brisbane Queensland -c. 1940.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

Courtesy John Johansson

P.D.J. Wood and nickel plated cast brass sidecast reel. Size 4 1/2''.Maker unknown. Origin Australia -c.1930s. Metal backed wooden spool-drum; optional check; ferguson style turntable; removable forked line guide; clutch drag; twin handle knobs; P.D.J. logo stamped on spindle cover plate and backplate; PDJ.3956 stamped on turntable base. ( Dunn, 1995, AFR Sup. No 2; p 13.)

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