Historically we can see the evolution of the Ambassadeur from the on. Please try to submit questions early. If you are not pleased for any reason. Not too easy to come by unless you want to spend the bucks. Payment: Payment must be received within 5 days of t Abu Garcia Ambassadeur 5000. Still has some cleaning needs on this one.
Double checking the stamped number again is 348960. You could certainly fish it as the reels built from the 1950s throughout the 1970s are virtually bullet proof. All the drags work smoothly and the spools spin freely. Play around, you'll see how it works. Sorry I couldn't help you with these. Payment is expected wtthin four days. Also has original warranty card and user manual.
Identical lot numbers can be found on many reels within a given model. Anodized finish inside Simon's plates are 100%. Thanks for visiting my site and if I can help further, just give me a shout. Anyhow, to answer your question. Please contact us before you submit your eveluation. Click Images to Enlarge I accept Paypal. Most item s will be shipped in a sturdy cardboard box for protection.
There are several physical aspects to consider but for simplicity purposes, the cog wheel post and quick take-down thumb nuts are two items the collector should easily be able to identify. Buyers remorse or failure on your part to know what you are bidding on is not an acceptable reason for return. Used on models in late 1972, 1973, it disappeared for a period, then reappears again on some of the last classic era 1980-81 models. Direct sunlight proved to be the downfall for these side plates as bleaching or fading of colors became a problem. I am having trouble making out the 2nd Use You zoom and see the Excellent Condition its in! There's a good possibility that 1007 02 exists in 3-screw frame with bait clicker but I have not verified one yet. Lot Number At Bottom Right Matching Lot Number On Foot According to Simon Shimomura's writings, most but not all 5000C 4-screw models have the silver colored spool arbor.
It is much finer in texture compared to the green handle which is original. This tells me that your Ambassadeur 5000 is no later than a 1964 model. I once owned 26227 below new in the box with the silver spool arbor. Living on the coast of Texas for most of my life, we had high humidity and this application worked for around two years or so before re-applying. Payment is due within 4 days or a dispute claim is opened automatically. Box and display cards marked with Garcia wedge shaped banner are for American market only. Reel is lightly used and functions perfectly.
It is in very good used shape with some paint wear. While true, there are ways to determine if a transitional 6000 is authentic. Virtually all bait casting reels today use similar technology. If you are highly sensitive to any of these things, I'd rather you not bid and end up unhappy. Red anodized, grooved rim plates.
What eye candy images and informative text! Left sideplate has dings in finish around bottom also, see pictures. This will date the reel some time between 1962~mid 1964. Ambassadeur, 5000, The Original, Instant Anti-Reverse, Gear Ratio 5. Both reels are used and have wear on them, both are made in Sweden and I they are also accompanied with a small box with some parts, I am not sure if they go to the reels but I am including it. The mechanism that slides back and forth would catch on the one side. I do not know what they have been exposed to or where they have been. This is the earliest known 5000C De Luxe that I'm aware of.
Look for Simon's unique 7 font on all his plates. International buyer will be given rate following close. I can't fix it if I don't know what's wrong. There will be 6 digits on the reel foot. If you have any questions please ask. Information in this segment does not apply to model numbers higher than 6600C. Lot number 760201 5000C With production starting in mid 1966, the 5000C was made into the early 1980's with straight cut side plates before palming cup took over.