When is a Speedia not a Speedia?

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Most of us in the collecting world or centre pin fishing fraternity recognize the Speedia reel on the left. Distinctive with its tan handles, black finish and shiny nickel pillar drum core, it’s a true centre pin reel. In some people’s eyes it will never be an Aerial but at the price they have a [...]
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Interesting, as you say the backplate looks very similar but going off the pic there is a fair bit of difference.
A lot of reels have that same few ridges around the outer edge.

Your speedia looks to be a very nice example!
 
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