Jecta

One of the first model names used by Grice & Young

Characterised by a rim mounted ratchet switch

Large line capacity with the arbour posts well recessed

Came in Model 1,2 and 3

Spool Width 1.5 inch

 

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Jecta Century or just Century for later models

Described as a general purpose reel.

Characterised by a button operated ratchet switch.

Large line capacity with the arbour posts well recessed.

Spool width 1.5 inch

Available in 3 sizes

Model 2 at 3 5/8 inch  and deep spool ie arbour posts recessed compared to handles

Model 2 at 3 5/8 inch and shallow spool

Model 3 at 4 5/8 inch

Later models are usually called Century and certainly there are models with the plastic backplate, some even sold by Shakespeare and manufactured in South Africa by Vivtek.

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Sea Jecta

Stainless steel

Knurled knob used as an adjustable brake

Button operated check

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Sea Century or Jecta Sea Century

Described as a general purpose reel.

Knurled knob used an adjustable brake

Button operated check

Hammertite finish unlike the Sea Jecta

Again, standard G&Y sizing applies

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Sea Jecta Deluxe

This is very similar to the Avon Royal Supremes

Wide spool at 1.5inch

Rim ratchet switch

Adjustable brake actuated via a lever on the backplate

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Sea Jecta 6

 

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