Surf lifesaving reel from South Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club

Made in Australia, Oceania, c 1960.
The surf lifesaving reel is an Australian innovation which was invented in 1906 by Lyster Ormsby who made a model of his invention from a cotton reel and two hairpins. Countless Australians were saved by a life saver using a reel, line and belt. …
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