Arthur Kovalovsky made approximately 750 high-quality reels from 1928 to the mid-1950's. His base of operation was Hollywood California, he was granted several patents during this period.
Reel dimensions: 12 inches wide including handle, 7 inches in diameter with a spool capacity of 500 yrds, #39 line.
Kovalosky reels were highly desirable and used by such great fishermen as Zane Gray.
A Kovalovsky reel used by Zane Gray sold recently at auction for $20,900.
The rod is custom built split bambo made by Tycoon Tackle Inc. Miami Florida, "No. 1016".
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