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March 2017 Issue of The Reel News
16 Feb 2017
This issue is one of our biggest at 68 pages. It features the Marhoff reels, the first “-Henry” reel, the Hypnarowski clear Plexiglas reels (pictured on the cover), Akron Reel
January 2017 Issue of The Reel News
7 Feb 2017
The January 2017 issue of The Reel News has been shipped and should be making its way to your door! You’ll find it brimming with great articles, research and photos
November 2016 Issue of The Reel News
2 Nov 2016
What’s in the November issue of the Reel News? Simple answer: A boatload of great articles, history and photos! This issue features: — The Marhoff Story, about “the world’s greatest