Zebco model 11 tagged 1029 Vintage fishing reel. Closed face spinning fishing reel.
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This reel has had no parts changed. Reel works smooth when winding. Clicker works as suspected. Has good outside appearance. The eye appeal is good, the mechanics is good. This is a great addition to any collection. The rear thumb drag control is marbled swirl in design (not the solid black).
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History of Zebco fishing reels.
Since 1949, Zebco’s ingeniously simple, user-friendly reels have helped more families discover the joys of fishing than any other.
1932 The Zero Hour Bomb Company, maker of electric time bombs for oil drilling, is
incorporated in Tulsa, OklahomaSince 1949, Zebco’s ingeniously simple, user-friendly reels have helped more families discover the joys of fishing than any other. 1947 A West Texas watchmaker named R.D. Hull gets the idea for a new fishing reel after watching a meat counter clerk pull string from a fixed spool 1947 After a friend quips that the Standard resembles a beer can, Hull demonstrates his American ingenuity (and sense of humor) by making a joke version with an actual can. 1947 Hull takes his idea to Zero Hour Bomb Company and the world’s first spincast reel is born, guaranteed to never backlash 1949 The first “Standard” spincast reels roll off the line on Friday the 13th in May 1949 1950 George Goetz, Zebco’s first sales rep, demonstrates the reel’s ease of use with casting tricks – even wearing boxing gloves 1950 Zebco’s Texas rep, Bill Carter, sets world record for most casts without a backlash (3,453 casts in 14 hours and 14 minutes) 1950 The Zebco booth attracts crowds at sport shows across the country 1954 The original Zebco 33 is introduced, selling for $19.50 1956 A friend of President Eisenhower asks the company to send a reel to the White House. When security sees the package labeled “Zero Hour Bomb Co” they plunge it into a tub of water and call the bomb squad! 1956 Zero Hour Bomb Company officially changes name to Zebco 1959 Zebco introduces the first ever youth combo (Zebco Junior) 1960 Zebco introduces the first “balanced” tackle combos, matching reel to rod (77,88,99,101) 1961 Zebco introduces the 202 “ZeeBee” spincast, an instant classic 1961 The company is acquired by Brunswick Corporation 1966 Zebco builds and moves into current Tulsa headquarters 1975 R.D. Hull is inducted into the Sporting Goods Hall of Fame – at the time 70 million Zebco have been sold 1991 Zebco acquires Martin Fly Fishing 1999 Zebco celebrates 50 years of making fishing tackle