Seamartin Vintage Fishing Reels, Workshop designs, Information by Bernard (Bernie) Ladd, 2011.
Maker John Bourke, Lakes Entrance Vic. Latrobe valley work shop reel. Spool Teflon, Back plate, Side plate - Linen impregnated Teflon ; Housing alloy Ball bearing Main shaft & crank gear shaft. Hardened steel gearing., Cast Bronze T foot Courtesy, a kind gift from John Bourke.
Cliff Martin proto type.
Cliff Martin proto type surf reel -C 1955. Below,one of several prototype reels designed and made by Cliff, before his Unique Cedar patent design. Courtesy Patrick Harrison, Lakes Entrance, Vic.
Seamartin type, maker Guss Suffmayer, engineer.Spool- drum turned Linen bakelite; flat S/S oscillating line retrieve; s/s crank; turned aluminium alloy gear Housing & cover plate; caliper Drag control; Nickel bronze T foot.
Laurie Fabris, Vic.
Latrobe Valley [SEC] Seamartin Work shop type - Era late 60's. Sinted Bronze bush Bearings. Hardened metal gearing;S/S main shaft. East Gippsland Grey Box wood,spool-drum; 316 grade S/S crank; Triple Disk drag, Cast Aluminium foot; S/S hook line retrieve. Aluminium alloy housing -Black type finish.
CourtesyLaurie Fabris, Vic.
Latrobe Valley, sec, Vic. Seamartin type - Era 70's. Teflon body & back plate. Ventilated Aluminium spool Cast Aluminium foot. s/s crank Manganese Bronze Bearing's.
Courtesy John Johansson, Vic.
Seamartin type fishing reel.Found in Lakes entrance, Vic, late 1970.Completely made from recycled material.
Model 3 Cedar Seamartin
Mint Never Fished example of the famous Cedar Seamartin Surf reel. Patented design 1960, by Cliff Martin. Lakes Entrance, Vic -C late 1950s.
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