Yale Metal Products Co. made a high quality line of reels
named the "King" reels. These were made of German silver and had a
single ball bearing under the end cap to react the spool end play. Yale was a
branch factory of Pequea Works in Strasburg, PA. Pequea manufactured a wide range of fishing
tackle including the Harkauf Minnows.
The YALE KING No. 88 Reel
The YALE KING No. 77 Reel
The YALE KING No. 66 Reel
An Unmarked YALE KING No. 66 Reel
YALE Catalog Cover, circa 1920
PEQUEA WORKS Catalog
THE PEQUEA WORKS Building Today
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