Garcia Mitchell 408 high speed ultra light spinning reel, made in France in 1969, serial number 774257, stamped on the reel foot. 6 to 1 gear ratio. Long high speed handle with dust cover. This reel has been used very gently and there are just some small paint rubs on the edges of the housing (see pictures).
The chrome bail is very clean and shiny. The box is complete with its yellow plastic tray and is unbroken, and the extra spool is in its plastic case with no cracks. There are two manuals, the regular 48 page 308 manual, printed in 1966, and an 8 page 408 supplement printed in 1967. The reel is fully functioning with a smooth retrieve and clicker anti-reverse.
This is an excellent reel, complete with extra spool and manuals in (almost) it's original box, to fish with or add to a collection. The item "Garcia Mitchell 408 Ultra Light Spinning Reel with Box, Extra Spool and Papers" is in sale since Sunday, April 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Reels". The seller is "gpsaul" and is located in Brookfield, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Egypt, Jordan, Cambodia, Sri lanka, Macao, Maldives, Oman, Pakistan, Reunion.