Classic Vintage Fishing Tackle

Vintage Fishing Tackle & Collectable Angling Items


For sale I have classic Abu Cardinal reels, many in mint or near-mint condition. This page includes Abu Cardinal C4, 40, 44, 66, 70, 77, 160 and 355 reels, with serial numbers going back to 057108.  See the Abu Reels menu above for other Abu Cardinal reels. Any questions please get in touch with Les Shaw.


Abu Garcia Cardinal C4 - This reel is unused in original box with spare spool, user manual, parts diagram and guarantee card. Serial no. 84-01.

Ref ABR 171


Abu Cardinal 40 Model A - This reel has a few minor marks but is unused in original box. Serial no 790400

Ref ABR 185


Abu Cardinal 44 - Early model with brown Svangsta sticker and Serial no 120900. This reel is in excellent little used condition with most of the original finish intact.

Ref ABR 223


Abu Cardinal 66 - This reel is in excellent original condition and appears to be unused. Comes with original box, spare spool, user manual, oil bottle and spanner. Serial no 020807

Ref ABR 224


Abu Cardinal 70 Model A - This reel is unused and comes complete with user manual + parts diagram, guarantee booklet, spanner and original box. Serial no 790500.

Ref ABR 186


Abu Cardinal 77 - This reel is in superb condition and excellent working order with minor wear to the finish. It comes complete with spare spool, User Manual with parts diagram, spanner and vinyl zip up case. Serial no 750907. 

Ref ABR 199


Abu Cardinal 160 - This reel is unused (still has factory inspection label fixed to housing) and comes complete with original box and user manual, parts diagram and guarantee booklet. Serial no 810200.

Ref ABR 219


More Abu Cardinal reels are listed on my other Cardinal pages. Please get in touch for details of other stock.