Classic Vintage Fishing Tackle

Vintage Fishing Tackle & Collectable Angling Items


The famous Abu Ambassadeur reel was introduced in 1952. I have for sale vintage Ambassadeur reels in excellent condition, some very rare. Please contact me, Les Shaw, with any questions or to buy. Email or call +44 (0)7970 557178 - I look forward to hearing from you.

Abu Ambassadeur 2500C - This reel is unused in original box with user manual + parts diagram, tube of lubricant etc. Serial no. 89-0 91-92

Ref ABR 236


Abu Ambassadeur 2600C IAR - This reel is in near mint condition and appears to be unused. Serial No. 070008.

Ref ABR 239


Abu Ambassadeur 5000C De Luxe - Very Rare 4 Screw Transitional Model - This reel is in superb original condition and comes in original teak box (name plate stamped T9 which I believe denotes 1969) + spare spool, parts tube, oil bottle, tool, drawstring pouch and user manual dated 1969. Serial no. on foot is 10612. Also comes in original outer box (end flap missing) with label to underside which is difficult to read but is the matching serial no. 10612.

Ref ABR 237

£ Sold

Abu Ambassadeur 5000C De Luxe - This reel is in excellent little used condition with minor wear to the finish. It comes in original wooden box with all accessories + outer card box (end flap detached). Serial no 13491.

Ref  ABR 229

£ Sold

Rare Abu Ambassadeur Black 6000 - This reel is in good original condition with minor wear to the finish.

Ref ABR 238

Abu Ambassadeur 9000 - This reel is in superb condition with a couple of marks to the side plates, possibly used once only and comes with user manual, spanner, parts tube + oil bottle and original box which shows signs of age. Serial number 740302

Ref  ABR 134


Abu Ambassadeur 10000C Unused In Original Box - This reel is in superb condition with minor age related marks and comes complete with rod clamp, parts tube, unopened oil bottle and spanner. Serial number 017200

Ref  ABR 133


Abu Ambassadeur 20 Big Game Reel - This reel is in excellent working condition, the serial number is not readable as 2 holes have been drilled in the foot for securing to rod which obscures the serial number C.1979 one of two available.

Ref  ABR 157


Abu Ambassadeur 30 Big Game Reel - This reel is in excellent condition both mechanically and visually, an absolute stunner. Serial number 780500

Ref  ABR 160


Abu Ambassadeur 12 - This reel is in superb little-used condition with 99% of the original finish intact, complete with oil bottle, spanner, parts tube, user manual with parts diagram and original box. Serial no 751000.

Ref ABR 166


More Abu Ambassaeur reels will be listed when time permits - please get in touch with any queries