A collapsible pine fishing line winder / dryer with chromed fittings, made by C.Farlow & Co.Ltd, London. Linewinders were an important tool in the days of silk line when one had to take the line off the reel for drying it. It still is very useful today to put the fishing line from one reel to another.
34.5 cm wide x 9 cm deep x 20.5 cm high 13½" wide x 3½" deep x 8" high
Instruments and Implements Antique Fishing & Sports