Re: Daiwa 731A fly reel
Mine looks almost exactly like that. It's new, also.
One difference I see is that mine has slotted screws holding it together instead of Phillips.
The other thing is the stamped lettering on the back. Mine is not as deep. You can't see any raised metal around the lettering.
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