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He was very kind to me as he explained what was wrong with a 5000 I found in the field. It had the wrong style handle, wrong type pillar screws for that year’s model, and so on.
That's the day I knew if I wanted to collect them, I had to learn about them.
One may be surprised at just how good Grandpa's old reel will look when it has been properly cleaned.
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All information on this page is my interpretation and opinion about the history of the Ambassadeur reel as I understand it.
Please contact me about inaccuracies and they will be promptly addressed and corrected when verified. Unknown 5000C De Luxe 4-Screw Discovery Transition from De Luxe to C De Luxe The Ambassadeur 5000B 5000C Historical Notations Ambassadeur Reel Foot Numbers Frame and Version Numbers Original/Reproductions: Plates, Decals, Handles, etc.
It is confirmed that multiple 5000 De Luxe carrying serial numbers #1~#10 have been found.
We have become good friends through time and he will always be close to my heart. Abu Reel Collection Below can be found information, but not limited to, dating reels, reel cases, model number and letter designations, warning signs of altered reels, version numbers and their meaning.From then on, it would be an Ambassadeur that went on all my fishing trips.In 1995, about the time I realized I wanted to collect these reels seriously, I met Simon Shimomura at the Houston, Texas NFLCC show.We don't know the answer to that because it would be impossible to verify.Each individual item would have to carry its own identifying mark so as not to count it twice.