Vintage Abu Ambassadeur Reels
It’s fitting that fishing reel maker Abu Garcia began near the banks of the Mörrum River, one of Sweden’s favorite places to fish. But in 1921, when Carl August Borgström started the company, its first products were watches and other precision timing devices. That focus changed in the late 1930s, when Borgström’s son Göte took over the company. Göte, you see, was an avid fisherman as well as a mechanical engineer, and his interests,...