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NIB New in Box Mitchell Reels (NIB)

NIB New in Box Mitchell Reels must mean the Mitchell reel has no shelf wear from age and never used. The reel must be in perfect aesthetic appearance and mechanical condition! It must also be in the original condition box it was sold in with complete packaging including the owner’s manual, warranty cards and so on.


Matching reel and box serial numbers are very important to determine this as well as the correct spare spool and all other components. To give you an idea of just how rare this is, in the past 14 years, I've only owned three Mitchell reels that were NIB!!!


The problem with this is a lot of people use this term that have no idea what it means. Others that do know what it means TRY to make up Frankenstein sets and call them NIB.