ANTIQUE REELS

Kentucky, Fly, Collectible & Big Game Fishing Reels 

 Lighthouse Point, Florida

Tom Greene

 Phone: (954) 415-2670

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Tom Greene's personal antique reel collection 2019

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Notes Reel #

Description

  1

J. F. & B. F. Meek, No. 1, wide spool, early numbered screws

  2

B. C. Milam, No. 2, sn. 6126

  3

Meek & Milam, No 1, four dots on foot

  4

B. C. Milam & son, No. 2, number 2 on foot, engraved 'M. G. Buchner / Nashville, Tenn.'

  5

J. F. & B. F. Meek, No. 4 or 5, no number, wide spool, early numbered screws

  6

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 4, sn. 1312

  7

Meek & Milam, No 2, numbered screws

  8

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 2, sn. 4306 on foot

  9

Talbot, No. 2,  sn. 2543

  10

B. C. Milam, No. 5, sn. 5934 (?)

  11

Henshall - Van Antwerp, sn. 699

  12

Meek & Milam, No. 3, numbered screws, 3 dots on foot

  13

Talbot, No. 53, sn. 5393, engraved 'L. Harris, Al Foss, Cleveland, 1914', date on foot, cork spacer, narrow spool, GS

  14

J. F. & B. F. Meek, numbered screws, ultra rare documented Judge Brown reel,

  15

Meek & Milam, No. 2, numbered screws, engraved 'H. N. Snyder'

  16

Heddon, No. 40, #1 engraved on foot

  17

Meek & Milam, No. 1, no sn. number, no numbered screws

  18

Henshall - Van Antwerp, sn. 418

  19

Gayle, George W. & Son, No. 3, 'Hand Made', engraved 'J. W. Feamster / Frankfort, Ky.'

  20

B. C. Milam, No. 2, sn. 5568,

  21

B. C. Milam, No. 9, sn. 8050 , thumb pad GS with leather

  22

Kovalovsky, A., type C, No. 21, Big Game reel

  23

Lee, Sr., Big Game reel, Miami, first edition

  24

Fin-Nor, Big Game reel owned by Hemingway in Cuba, from Pilar boat, 1 of 2

  25

Fin-Nor, Big Game reel owned by Hemingway in Cuba, from Pilar boat, 2 of 2

  26

Fin-Nor, 15-0, double handle, Big Game reel

  27

Fin-Nor, 15-0, double handle, Big Game reel

  28

Edward vom Hofe, 722, 12-0, 'Commander Ross', left handed, Big Game reel

  29

Schauffler, 20-0, Big Game reel

  30

Edward vom  Hofe, 722, 14-0, 'Commander Ross', Big Game reel

  31

Edward vom  Hofe, 722, 16-0, 'Commander Ross', Big Game reel

  32

Endicott Wilson, Detroit, Big Game reel

  33

Kovalovsky, A., size 20,  Pat. No.1958919, Big Game reel

  34

Edward vom  Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche', with original box

  35

Powell, E. C., 100, Salmon reel

  36

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 4-0

  37

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 6-0

  38

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 3-0

  39

B. C. Milam, No. 2 , sn. 7825

  40

B. F. Meek, No. 3, sn. 352, #2 on foot, engraved 'T. W. Anderson / Cynthiana, Ky.'

  41

Jack Welch, from Jack's personal tackle box

  42

Heddon, No. 3-25, sn. 1922, personal reel of Jack Welch

  43

Meek & Milam, No. 2, numbered screws, engraved 'J. L. Waggener, Frankfort, KY'

  44

Sage, J. L., No. 3, #2 on foot

  45

Edward vom Hofe, 1-0, c. 1883,  no model number, engraved 'George Eastman'

  46

Side mount fly reel

  47

B. C. Milam, No. 2, sn. 6611, engraved 'Chas. A. gram, Louisville, Ky.'

  48

B. F. Meek, No. 8, custom drag, sn. 155, engraved 'Joseph Jefferson, Esq., with sincere affection, Rumsey W. Scott, Nov. 21, 1909'

  49

Gayle, George W. & Son, No. 5, Frankfort, Ky.

  50

Deally, J,  Louisville, Ky., No. 4, engraved 'Bollvin'

  51

Wisner, sn. 276, 'Michigan Reel', free spool, jeweled bearings

  52

Sage, J. L., No. 3, sn. 320

  53

Wisner, sn. 314, 'Michigan Reel', free spool, jeweled bearings

  54

B. C. Milam, No. 6, sn. 6116

  55

B. F. Meek, No. 7, sn. 521, engraved 'John B. Carson to Joseph Downey'

  56

Talbot, 'Ben Hur' fly reel

  57

Meek & Milam, No. 4, engraved 'E. E. McKay, 1866'

  58

B. C. Milam, No. 1, sn. 5170

  59

Conroy, Thos. J., #60 on foot

  60

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 44, fly reel, sn. 3736

  61

Heddon's Sons, No. 35,  # 1 on foot

  62

Heddon, No. 30, Made by Jas. Heddon's Sons, # 1 on foot

  62

Heddon-Carter, No. 30, Made by Jas. Heddon's Sons, # 1 on foot

  63

Henshall - Van Antwerp, sn. 483

  64

Wisner, sn. 228, 'Michigan Reel', free spool, jeweled bearings

  65

Edward vom Hofe, unengraved, #4 on cross member

  66

Mills, Wm. & Son, raised pillar reel, Pat. '85, with free spool lever

  67

Winchester, sn. 4161, with rare counter balance on handle

  68

J. F. & B. F. Meek, numbered screws,  engraved 'W.F.H.'

  69

Eaton, E. E., Chicago Sporting Goods, 'Kentucky',  # 3, c. 1870

  70

J. F. & B. F. Meek, No. 4 , number 2 on foot

  71

Meek & Milam, No. 1, numbered screws, two dots on foot

  72

Meek & Milam, No. 1, numbered screws, two dots on foot

  73

Holtzmann, Pat. 1907, trout size, ultralight

  74

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18,  Pat. date on foot

  75a

Snyder, Geo., Paris, Ky., trout size reel, rare

  75

J. F. & B. F. Meek, No. 0, wide spool, large foot, 1830-40 time frame, 1 o'clock handle

  76

Meek, Horton, No. 3, sn. 9141

  77

Kentucky No. 5, engraved 'Tho's Kite, Jr., Cincinnati', sold by E. E. Eaton, c. 1870

  78

B. C. Milam, No. 1, sn. 6543, 'The Frankfort Kentucky Reel'

  79

V. L. & A., No 3

  80

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 3, sn. 2967

  81

Talbot, 'Eli', Pat. Jan. 22, 1901

  82

Meek, Horton, No. 2

  83

J. F. & B. F. Meek, 3:1 gear ratio, name on bottom of back plate and counter weight of handle, all (8) numbered screws, ultra rare

  84

Meek & Milam, No. 0, numbered screws

  85

Edward vom Hofe, baby Bass reel

  86

B. C. Milam, No. 4, sn. 8576, engraved on back plate:  'Worlds Fair, 1893, Smith/Agnew'

  87

Foss, Al, Easy Control, No. 3-25, sn. A652

  88

B. C. Milam,  #5 on foot,  sn. 8682

  89

Talbot, No. 33, sn. 5475

  90

Hardy Bros., 'The St. George' multiplier reel, 3 3/8

  91

Meek & Milam, No. 2, numbered screws, wide spool

  92

Noel, Maurice, Salmon fly reel

  93

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 3, sn. 4015, Blue Grass reel, sn. 4015, engraved 'J. J. Lowry'

  94

Fullilove, engraved 'J.B. Marin, Jr.'

  95

Edward vom Hofe, 560, 1-0, 'Matecombe', 1-0, wide spool

  96

Conroy, J. C., engraved on foot bridge, #5

  97

Multiplier trout reel, #4 on foot

  98

Meek & Milam, No. 3, with numbered screws, two dots on foot

  99

Talbot, 'Managua', sn. 8669,

  100

Raised pillar flyreel, #100 on foot

  101

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 44, fly reel, 2nd model, c. 1900,sn. 3904, engraved 'A. M. Buckley / Lenmour, Pa.'

  102

Talbot, 'Comet', sn. 6525

  103

Edward vom Hofe, 355, 'Peerless' trout size fly reel, Pat. '83

  104

Leonard-Mills, raised pillar, bi-metal, fly reel

  105

Meek, Horton, No. 3

  106

Conroy set of reels in leather case

  107

Fin-Nor, No. 1, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 476

  108

Kiefer, L. A., multiplier reel, Pat. '82

  109

Leonard, raised pillar reel, Pat. No. 191813

  110

Shakespeare, 'Free Spool', 1740, Model PK, 'nickel silver'

  111

Mills, Wm. & Son, fly reel

  112

B. C. Milam, No. 3, with 'custom' made level wind guide

  113

Heddon, No. 3-30, sn. 1922, personal reel of Jack Welch

  114

Conroy, Thos, J., # 200

  115

B. C. Milam, No. 4

  116

Mills, Wm. & Son, NY, 3 1/2, fly reel

  117

Abby & Imbrie, # 60

  118

Yawman & Earb, key wind, automatic combination reel, Pat. 1891

  119

B. C. Milam, No. 5, three dots on foot

  120

B. C. Milam, No. 3,  two dots on foot, sn. 7400

  121

Bates, T. H. & Co., # 25, c.1859

  122

Conroys Makers, single action Salmon reel, with clicker

  123

B. C. Milam & Son, No. 6, sn. 11757

  124

Julius vom Hofe, size 2-0, raised pillar fly reel

  125

Edward vom Hofe, 1-0, 'Bass,Tarpon & Tuna Reel',  Pat. '83

  126

Edward vom Hofe, 491, 1-0,  Pat. '96,  T79

  127

vom Hofe style trout reel, GS, # on foot 100

  128

B. C. Milam & Son, No. 5,  sn. 9668

  130

Custom made reel, maker unknown, sliding handle, c. 1890's

  131

Cox, Calif., 'X-pert Twenty', #38 on foot

  132

N.Y. ball handle brass reel, 3-400 yrd size, no markings, no numbers

  133

Conroy, J. C., NY ball handle reel,  200 yd size, no numbers, c. 1846

  134

Hardy Bros., 'Elarex', multiplying casting reel, with box and papers

  135

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche',    engraved ISA on side plate

  136

Julius vom Hofe, # 2 on foot, leather case

  137

Hardy Bros., 'Uniqua', 3 1/2 reel, with cardboard box

  138

TBS 312  CWH, Salmon reel, made by Bedford sportsman, NY, Mid-1970's limited edition

  139

Edward vom Hofe, 504, 2-0, 'Tobique', Salmon reel

  140

Edward vom Hofe, 800, 1-0  'Matecombe'

  141

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, 'Restigouche',   Salmon reel

  142

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-15

  143

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0 size, 'Restigouche'  pat. '02, no size or model on foot frame,

  144

Emery, John, Miami, Salmon fly reel engraved 'John Emery, #107'

  145

Pattengill, side mount fly reel, No. 2

  146

Edward vom Hofe, 454, 3-0, pat. '83, earlier model w/o GS rims

  147

Edward vom Hofe, 504, 2-0, Tobique',   Salmon reel

  148

Meek, Horton, No. 4, sn. 10039, engraved 'Eli B. Herren'

  149

Edward vom Hofe, 464, GS banded plates, 3 on foot, reverse 'S' handle, sliding click, Celebrated Black Bass reel, Pat. '83

  150

Meek, Horton, No. 2, sn. 11123

  151

Bates, T. H, & Co., NY reel, c. 1859

  152

Clerk & Co., No. 2, NY ball handle, 1800's

  153

Edward vom Hofe, 464, 3-0, #3 on foot, Celebrated Black Bass reel, later model with GS banding in rims

  154

Talbot, No. 3, 1914

  155

Heddon's Sons, No. 40, Carter's Pat.

  156

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 2, sn. 1764

  157

Jack Welch, Hand Made reel, sn. 206

  158

Walker, NY, multiplier Salmon reel, model 100, 3-0, engraved 'Fred Schrier'

  159

Julius vom Hofe, no numbers

  160a

Talbot, 'Star'

  160

Talbot, No. 31, sn. 3727

  161

Julius vom Hofe

  162

Edward vom Hofe, GS,  size 3-400

  163

Edward vom Hofe, 550, 1-0, 'Star', no top pillar, 'S' shaped handle, Pat. '96, c. 1940

  164

Leonard-Mills, raise pillar Salmon reel, size 4-0, engraved for 'P. H. Wainwright' with engraved leather case.

  165

Cox, No. 20-0, 7 1/2 " side plate, Big Game reel, made by Bronson Reels, Engraved 'Dr. J. S. Reid, Cleveland, Ohio / Standard Products Friends, 1942', in custom made leather case.

  166

Brown, William L., Philadelphia, sn. No. 1, matched set of reels built in 1926,

  167

Fin-Nor, 15-0, double handle, Big Game reel

  168

Kovalovsky, A., size 9-0, Big Game reel, Pat. No. 1958919, Model No. 24 on foot, in original red bag by Kovalovsky

  169

Kovalovsky, A., size 9-0, Big Game reel, Pat. No. 1958919, 500 yds., 90 on foot

  170

Cox, face place dia. 5 ", 3 3/4 spool diameter

  171

Kovalovsky, A., size 14-0, Big Game reel, Pat. No. 1958919, 500 yds., N0. 33 on foot, all Micarta side plates.

  172

Kovalovsky, A., type C, No. 34, face plate dia. 7 1/4 ", with orig. drawstring bag

  173

Edward vom Hofe, 732, 16-0, Big Game reel, Pat. '02, face plate dia. 8 ", with orig. leather case

  174

Fin-Nor, size 800 yrds, Pat. 2153923

  175

Fin-Nor, No. 4-0, early prototype, M 32, Pat. 220519-22555703, engraved 'J. Rhodes Berdan, Toledo, Ohio'

  176

Fin-Nor, size 800 yrds, Pat. 2153923

  177

Fin-Nor, No. 4-0 or smaller, no Pat. date

  178

Gar Wood Jr. Enterprises, Miami, proto type, first design, narrow spool, high retrieve, sailfish reel, rare

  179

Wassee Reel Co., 'C.C.B.C.', Garrett, Ind., "A" on foot, side mount reel

  180

Winkleblade, side mount reel

  181

Meek/Talbot style reel', engraved 'Jack 0', unkn. maker, size 4, free spool, No. 1171 on foot

  182

Hardy Bros, 'The ALMA reel, Pat. GB 231100. Can. 251344, app. for in Australia, N.Z. and USA, with orig. leather case

  183

Hardy Bros., 'The Silex Multiplier', in orig. box

  184

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 3-0, engraved on foot 'F. B. T.'

  185

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 4-0, number on foot B 802

  186

Meisselbach, Co., 'Neptune', Pat. '1912'

  187

Meek, Horton, No. 4, jewel bearings, sn. 9557

  188

F. vom Hofe & Son / Maker, GS, no number 2-300 yrds.

  189

Unnamed brass reel like the F. vom Hofe above, but in brass

  190

B. C. Milam, No. 5, GS, sn. 8201, may be a double strike on the number 4/5?

  191

Seamaster, 'Patented' on foot

  192

Fin-Nor, No. 1, engraved 'Designed by Gar Wood, Jr.', engraved 'Frank Gaudiosi', sn. 107, with spare spool

  193

Ambassador, 75 No. 644 of 1,000, new in the wood, unused, mint

  194

Fin-Nor, No. 1, 2, 3, 'Wedding Cake',  set of three, 'Direct Drives'  in presentation wood box, all with counter balance handles

  195

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, 'Restigouche', seven red dots, Pat. '02

  196

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche', seven red dots, Pat. '02, orig. leather case, unengraved

  197

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche', seven red dots, Pat. '83 reel engraved 'A.W.H.', orig. leather case, engraved 'A.W.H.'  

  198

Edward vom Hofe, 504, 1-0, ' multiplier ' seven red dots, Pat. '02, orig. leather case

  199

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche, seven red dots, Pat. '96, orig. leather case, engraved 'A.W.H.'

  200

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 3-0, 'Restigouche, seven red dots, Pat. '02, engraved 'C.S.K.'

  201

Fin-Nor, No. 3, sn. 997

  202

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 1-0, Pat. '96, sn. 193

  203

Fin-Nor, No. 3, sn. 546

  204

Edward vom Hofe, 650, 1-0, 'Islamorada', sn. U574, Pat. '96, 

  205

Otto Zwarg, 300, 3-0, sn. D228

  206

Fin-Nor, No. 2, sn. 939

  207

Fin-Nor, No. 2, sn. 875

  208

Meek, Horton, No. 3, sn. 9934 on foot, spare handle

  209

V. L. & A., No. 22T, 150 yrds

  210

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, early drag setting under the handle on the front plate,  engraved 'Walter Guttering / 1890, Pat. '83, no sn., no model #, early 'S' handle, name on brass plate on vom Hofe engraved leather case

  211

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, early drag setting under the handle, metal arrow to seven red dots, Pat. '83, no sn., no model #, early 'S' handle

  212

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, early drag setting under the handle, six holes in detent, no dots, Pat. '83, no sn., no model #, early 'S' handle, engraved 'E. E. Flint / '91', leather case is engraved 'E. E. F.' on brass plate

  214

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 6-0, sn. B811, Pat. '11

  215

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 9-0, sn. B445, no pat. date

  216

Otto Zwarg, 600, 6-0, sn. E311

  217

Bogdan, 'Nashua', N. H., fly reel, AF 100 S on foot, right hand wind, in orig. suede pouch

  218

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 3-0, sn. E357, Pat. '11

  219

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, early drag setting under the handle, metal arrow, 7 red dots, Pat. '83, leather case with brass plate, engraved 'G. E.', reel engraved 'George Eastman'  (George Eastman (1854-1921), founder of the Eastman Kodak Company of Rochester, NY. )

  220

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 1-0, Pat. '90, sn. G145

  221

Meisselbach, Co., Elyria, Ohio

  222

Julius vom Hofe, 'B Ocean', size 3-0, sn. P477, Pat. '11

  223

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche' fly reel, seven red dots, ,  sn. E211, engraved on reel plate, 'F.D.D.'

  224

Edward vom Hofe, 464, 2-0,'Regal', Black Bass reel, sn. 933, Pat. '90

  225

Leonard/Mills, raised pillar fly reel, Pat. 1673382, engraved 'FBD' on back plate

  226

Kovalovsky, A., size 3-0, Pat. 1958919, 'banjo' handle, side plate diameter 3 1/4", spool width 2-0"

  227

Abby & Imbrie, trout reel, 3-0

  228

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, right hand wind, no #

  229

vom Hofe style 'S' handle, sliding tension control on rim, size 1, GS and hard rubber plates, no numbers, very early

  230

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 3 layer 'Wedding Cake' fly reel, sn. 3-14

  231

Meisselback & Bro., Tri-Part, but this one was sold by and engraved 'Heddon's Dowagiac', engraved 80 yrds. on foot

  232

Meek & Milam, No. 3, counter balance handle

  233

Meek & Milam, No. 2, numbered screws, early, half-handle and extra long foot, GS

  234

Leonard, raised pillar trout reel, Pat. No. 191813, GS

  235

F. vom Hofe & Son / Maker, GS, no number, @400 yrds. Engraved 'Laurenice Kerre, New York'

  236

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, right hand wind, no #, engraved 'C.V. Hill, III'

  237

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, engraved 'Shanny McLean'

  238

Otto Zwarg, 600, 1-0, sn. G16

  239

Pflueger, 'Kihoga', 450, Pat. '02

  240

Talbot, No. 33, Pat. '01, sapphire bearings GS

  241

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, no numbers

  242

Emery, John, Miami, No. 097, fly reel

  243

Talbot, 'Meteor' reel, sn. 2274, GS

  244

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', sn. A 122, counter balanced handle

  245

Rochester Reel Co., N.Y., # 60, '4 multiple', 'Quick-A-Part', Pat. 1910

  247

Edward vom Hofe, 1-0, 'Black Bass', sn. 736, Pat. '96, engraved 'F. E. Ballard' on the front plate and on the leather case

  248

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, no numbers

  249

Edward vom Hofe, 570, 1-0, 'Wahoo', 1-0, sn. V302 Pat. '96

  250

Edward vom Hofe, 800, 'Long Key', 2-0, sn. F266, no Pat. date

  251

Seamaster, 'Marlin', no numbers

  252

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', sn. A-735, engraved 'W. A. Caperton III'

  253

Foss, Al, No. 3-25, 'Easy Control', A 112

  254

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 3-361, engraved 'Bob Craske'

  255

Seamaster, 'Mark III', engraved 'Greg Scheigert', black face plate

  256

Edward vom Hofe, 481, 1-0, Pat. '83

  257

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, 'Restigouche', 6-0, Pat. '02, seven red dots with indicator arrow, reel and leather case engraved 'A.W.H.' 

  258

Edward vom Hofe,  1-0, 'Black' Bass, GS and Aluminum to reduce weight, Pat. '83

  259

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 3-374, engraved for 'J. T. Gerhardt'

  260

Seamaster, fly reel, no name, no numbers, black face plate, diameter 3 1/8", spool 1 1/4"

  261

Edward vom Hofe, (unmarked), bird cage reel, pat. '83

  262

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, half handle, engraved 'J. Lepore'

  263

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', '3 layer', sn 3-92, very rare

  264

Seamaster, 'Salmon' fly reel, no numbers

  265

B. F. Meek, No. 3, Blue Grass Reel, sn. 1936, jeweled caps

  266

Julius von Hofe, size 1-0, raised pillar reel, Pat.'89

  267

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18, 'Windshield Wiper', sn. 266

  268

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, marble colored tension knob, no numbers

  269

Shakespeare, 'Beetzsel', Pat. 1915/18

  270

Meek, Horton, No. 3, in the box with multiple papers, c. 1930, sn. 11339

  271

Meek, Horton, No. 3, in the box with one paper, sn. 8761

  272

Meek, Horton, No. 4, sn. 6213

  273

Julius vom Hofe, raised pillar, trout reel, Pat. '89, 1 3/4" diameter

  274

Shakespeare, 'Level Winding Reel', No. 3, 60 yds, Style B

  275

Julius vom Hofe, Maker, NY brass ball handled reel, No. 10 on foot

  276

Hardy Bros., 'The Uniqua' fly reel

  277

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 3, sn. 4423, free spool, Pat. '01, 

  278

Wheeler & McGregor, No. 3, , Nelson McGregor pat. this reel in 1884, first level wind device sold

  279

B. C. Milam & Son, No. 2, sn. 8723

  280

Edward vom Hofe, Maker, GS

  281

N.Y. ball handled brass reel, 100 on foot, trade mark is two crossed hooks, Abby & Imbrie marking, by J. vom Hofe.

  282

Edward vom Hofe, 423, Restigouche', Pat. '02

  283

Fin-Nor, No. 1, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 1-532

  284

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18, 'Windshield Wiper', sn. 396

  285

Bradford & Anthony/Boston, ball handle

  287

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 6-0 custom double rim reel, Pat. '02

  288

Conroys Makers/NY, 2" diameter

  289

Edward vom Hofe, 550, 1-0, sn. T407, Pat. '96

  290

Meek, Horton, No. 4, sn. 11226

  291

Edward vom Hofe, 560, 1-0,  'Beach Haven', 1-0, sn. X464

  292

Jack Welch, Hand Made, sn. 179

  293

Otto Zwarg, 400, 2-0, sn. 160, seven red dots with arrow indicator

  294

Peck & Snyder/ NY, click trout reel, GS,  2" diameter

  295

Edward vom Hofe, 550, 1-0, 'Star',  sn. V206, Pat. '96

  296

B. C. Milam, No. 2, GS

  298

Otto Zwarg, no numbers, no sn., 7 red dots, engraved 'J.M.O', (400, 2-0)

  299

Edward vom Hofe, Maker, GS, reel, 3 1/4" diameter

  300

Otto Zwarg, 400, 2-0, sn. 430, seven red dots

  301

Edward vom Hofe, 491, 1-0, 'Regal',   Pat. '96, engraved 'F.R.H.'

  302

Clerk & Co. / NY, No. 4, brass trout reel

  303

Otto Zwarg, 200, 4-0, no name, sn. 116, seven red dots, engraved 'D. E. P.'

  304

Billinghurst, Rochester, NY, Pat. 1859/73, diameter 3"

  305

Meek, Horton, No. 2, sn. 11465

  306

Edward vom Hofe, 360, 'Perfection', No. 1, five dots drag feature, pointed style indicator, sn. K 270, Pat. '83

  308

B. C. Milam & Son, No. 2, Frankfort  Ky. Reel, sn. 8715

  309

Talbot, No. 35, sn. 8030, S handle

  310

Edward vom Hofe, custom 3-0, Pat. 96, engraved B 107 on foot, engraved on back plate 'D. G. Smyth/ 1915  / A gift to J. G. Parsons, Jr. / 1924'

  311

Meek & Milam, No. 3, four dots on foot, half handle at 12:00

  312

Edward vom Hofe, 491, 1-0, Universal, sn. Z324, Pat. '96

  313

B. C. Milam & Son, No. 2, Frankfort  Ky. Reel, sn. 8715 / sn. 6123

  314

Dame Stoddard Co., Boston, Julius vom Hofe/Maker, NY,  on foot #4 and #1, engraved 'R.T.', small click fly reel

  315

Edward vom Hofe, 511, 3-0, Pat. '96, sn. C152

  316

Stockford Reel Co., South Bend, Ind., # 80 on foot

  317

Edward vom Hofe, 650, 1-0, 'Islamorada', sn. B 174, Pat. '96

  318

Edward vom Hofe, 800, 'Long Key', 2-0, sn. G253, no Pat. date

  319

Deally, J,  Louisville, Ky., No. 7, engraved 'W. E. Steger / Nashville, Tenn.', sn. 138,  6:00 half-handle, so very rare

  320

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 2-0, sn. k185

  321

Edward vom Hofe, Surf reel, size 0, no serial number, free spool switch, c. 1940's

  322

Meek & Milam, No. 3, numbered screws, 12 O'clock half-handle, long foot

  323

Hardy Bros., 'Perfect', 'Rod in hand' logo

  324

Pflueger, 'Tarpon', engraved 250 on foot

  325

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 1-0, sn. O513, Pat. '02

  326

O. V. B./ Kentucky, counter balanced, 4:00 handle

  327

Hardy Bros., 'The Silex Major'

  328

Meek & Milam, No. 2, 12:00 half-handle, no sn.

  329

Edward vom Hofe, 491, Universal, no numbers, no sn., Pat. '96

  330

B. F. Meek, No. 3,Blue Grass Reel,  sn. 2920, jeweled caps, triple handle, tournament reel

  331

Heddon's Sons, No. 40, screw off

  332

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-24,

  334

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-15, 'Windshield Wiper'

  335

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-24, engraved 'Schmelrers, Kansas City'

  337

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-24

  338

Heddon's Dowagiac, take-apart

  339

Meek & Milam, no name, no marks, no numbers, S handle, double click

  340

Jack Welch, Hand Made, sn. 0170 & sn. 0152, right and left

  341

Edward vom Hofe, 360, 'Perfection',  No. 1, Pat. '83, engraved on side plate ' Dane Stoddard', six red dots drag feature

  342

Conroys Makers/NY, 2" diameter

  343

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-30, engraved 'Edwin F. Sutter'

  344

Jack Welch, Hand Made, sn. 201

  345

Blue Brass Reel Works, No. 3, triple handle, tournament reel, sn. 8042, engraved 'Mary B. Kellogg'

  348

Benjamin-Sellar Mfg. Co., Benjamin, 'Thumzy'

  349

Mills, Wm. & Son, NY, Intrinsic

  350

America, No. 2, Ball bearing take-down reel, Pat. '03

  351

Conroy, Thos. J., Maker, NY, # 80 on foot, counter balanced S handle

  352

Heddon's Sons, No. 3-15

  353

Unknown maker, ball handle, engraved on top of foot # 10

  354

Julius vom Hofe, Pat. '89, GS

  355

Chamberlain Cartridge and Target Co., Cleveland, O.,  Hunter Reel,

  357

Abby & Imbrie, sn. 326 on foot, Pat. '82

  358

Hendrix, raised pillar trout reel, tri-metal, multiple Pat. dates, #80 on foot

  359

Meek, Horton, No. 30, sn. 522

  360

Unknown maker, (Julius vom Hofe) black reel, no numbers or names

  361

Holtzmann, surf casting reel, no numbers, free spool

  362

Clerk, No. 4, ball handle NY reel, 2" Diameter

  363

Julius vom Hofe, trout fly reel, size 3 1/2, engraved on foot, Pat. '89

  364

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 3, Blue Grass Reel, triple handle, sn. 3118

  365

Redifor, Warren, O., Pat. 1901 (?)

  366

Horton, No. 7 Blue Grass, sn. 15411

  367

B. F. Meek, No. 4, engraved 'P. Mallard, N. O.', sn. 508

  368

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 5, Blue Grass Reel, sn. 6497

  369

Talbot, 'Eli', sn. 5142, S handle, Pat. '01

  370

B. F. Meek, No. 4, engraved 'Cos to Ed / 1885', sn. 200 (?)

  371

Unnamed vom Hofe, Hard rubber, S handle, clicker, no numbers, very early

  372

Squires, Henry C., NY, brass S handle, #150 on foot, scratched back plate

  373

F. vom Hofe & Sons, Maker, no sn., no numbers, early S handle, GS

  374

Edward vom Hofe, 491, 1-0 ,Universal, no sn., S handle, Pat. '96, engraved 'C. P. Frame'

  375

Leonard, raised pillar, fly reel,  Pat. no. 191813,

  376

Edward vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, 'Restigouche', seven red dots, unfished, Pat. '02

  377

Conroy Bissett  Alleson, NY, 400-500 yrds, S handle

  378

Leonard, raised pillar Salmon fly reel, 4 in. dia., Pat. '90,  Pat. number 1919813, with engraved leather case, 'G. G.'

  379

Edward vom Hofe, 504, 4-0, extra wide spool, seven red dots, Pat. '02, with Mills case

  380

Orvis Maker, small fly reel, Pat. '74

  381

Julius vom Hofe, size 12-0, Big Game reel, six inch side plate, 3 inch spool width, extra long handle, rare

  382

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 9-0, harness lugs, Pat. '02, bad handle knob

  383

Hardy Bros., 'Perfect', 'Rod in hand' logo

  384

Hardy Bros., 'The Perfect Fly Reel', 3 7/8 in. diameter, 'Duplicate Mark II', with rib foot, no Pat. date

  385

Hardy Bros., 'The Perfect Fly Reel, 3 1/4 in. diameter, 'Duplicate Mark II', with rib foot, Pat. numbers present

  386

Hardy Bros., 'Bougle', Duplicate Mark II', aluminum and GS

  387

Fin-Nor, No. 3, 3 layer 'Wedding Cake' fly reel, sn. 3-48, orig. engraved box and leather pouch

  388

Fin-Nor, No. 1, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 1-144, orig. leather case, paperwork, and box

  389

Cox, 'Swordfish', 24-500, sn. 2150 FC, diameter 5 1/8 in., spool width 3 in., brass, GS, black hard rubber, with orig. wood box

  390

Ambassador, 5000c, Deluxe, sn. 11563, orig. box with spare parts.  Box damaged

  391

Ambassador, 5000, Deluxe, sn. 2760, orig. wood box with spare parts.

     
  392

Pflueger, 'Redifor', sn. 6679, in orig. box with papers and gold emblem on box

  393

Hardy Bros., Zane Grey, 7 in. diameter, Big Game reel, with orig. leather case (stitching broken), includes leader with engraved 'Zane Grey' hook.  Two crests on handle side plate

  394

Seamaster, 'Salmon' fly reel, no numbers

  395

Seamaster, 'Salmon' fly reel, no numbers, in orig. box, Abercrombie & Finch price sticker

  396

Seamaster, 'Tarpon' fly reel, unengraved, orig. box

  397

Ambassador, 5000, Deluxe, sn. 8237, orig. wood box with spare parts.  100% unfished, all papers, including packing box (broken joints)

  398

Hardy Bros, complete, four trays of assorted original Hardy fishing flies, orig. leather case, engraved 'A.W.H.' , stickered as from A & F, NY,  extensive photos of all flies.   

  399

Fin-Nor, No. 1, 2, 3, 'Wedding Cakes', matched set all brand new in wood box, unfished, sn. 594, sn. 94, sn. 832, with papers

  400

Ambassador, 4000D, copper colored, in orig. cardboard box and leather case, model code is 07820, sn. 731100

  401

Fin-Nor, Oscar Flasher's one-of-a-kind Big Game reel.  Flasher worked at Tycoon Corp, who made Fin-Nor reels.  Unengraved, no numbers. This is a one-only project by Flasher.  Front plate is 7 in., spool is 6 in. rim to rim.

  402

Edward vom Hofe, 621, 9-0, Big Game reel, Pat. '02, pair of custom made harness lugs

  403

Edward vom Hofe, 722,  10-0, 'Commander Ross', no sn.,  Pat. '02, Big Game reel, bad handle knob, extra large star drag, wide spool, compare to reel #381 for width, which is a narrow spool

  404

Edward vom Hofe, 722, 12-0, 'Commander Ross', sn. 46,  Pat. '02, Big Game reel

  405

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 10, Tarpon & Tuna reel, sn. 1089, sold by J.R. Crook & Co., NY, paperwork, orig. leather case with logo 'B.F. Meek & Sons', Louisville, Ky.', sold by name of company that sold the reel.  Paperwork is four sided in color.

  406

Heddon, No. 30, Schmelrers, Kansas City

  406

Heddon-Carter,  No. 30, Schmelrers, Kansas City

  407

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18, 'Windshield Wiper', red ball, no sn., mint condition, orig. cardboard box

  408

Edward vom Hofe, 355, 'Peerless' No. 2, trout size fly reel, rare size 2, sn. R359

  409

B. C. Milam, No. 4, sn. 8012, half handle, 6:00

  410

Talbot, 'Tomahawk'  Vim, Chicago, sn. 10999

  411

B. C. Milam, No. 3, half handle, silver drag and click button, sn. 8372

  412

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-15, 'Windshield Wiper', no red ball, sn. 388

  413

Talbot, 'Lotus 2', K.C. Mo., sold by 'Schmelzer Arms Co., Mo.', sn. 7525

  414

Leonard-Mills, raised pillar, midget size trout reel, alum. & GS

  415

Talbot, 'Premier' No. 3, Pat. '01, sn. 4104

  416

Clinton, Ithaca, NY, side mount fly reel

  417

Meek & Milam, No. 4, half handle, no sn., early, engraved 'From W. S. Morgan, to H. W. B???????, Nashville, Tenn.'

  418

Conroys Makers/NY, 2" diameter, brass ball handle

  419

B. C. Milam, No. 3, half handle, brass, no sn., no number, very early

  420

Meek & Milam, No. 3, half-handle, GS, no sn., very early

  421

Jack Welch, tournament reel, wood arbor

  422

Blue Grass Reel Works, No. 4, Louisville, Ky., sn. 493

  423

Jack Welch, Hand Made, sn. 230, wood arbor, level wind

  424

B. C. Milam, No. 3, horse shoe, half handle, sn. 8646

  425

Leonard, raised pillar, fly reel, 2 1/2 in. diameter, Pat. '77

  426

Edward vom Hofe, 360, 'Perfection' No. 2, fly reel, Pat. '83

  427

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18, 'Windshield Wiper', sn. 29, pat. appl. for on foot

  428

B. F. Meek & Sons, No. 2, Louisville, Ky., sn. 4310, tournament handle, wide spool

  429

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-15, 'Windshield Wiper', no red ball, sn. 456

  431

Shakespeare, handmade style 'C', Pat.'97, sn. 345, early level wind, one of first made

  432

B. C. Milam, No. 3, sn. 7446, long foot, very early

  433

Heddon's Sons, No. 4-18, 'Windshield Wiper', sn. 195, owned by Jack Welch, out of his tackle box

  434

Hardy Bros., Brunswick Cascapedia House of Hardy, matched set, large and small, No. 1/0, sn. 115; No. 4/0, sn. 115, in original card board boxes, with white gloves and engraved leather cases

  435

Edward vom Hofe, 742, 14-0, 'cradle' Big Game reel, side plate  diameter 7 ", spool diameter 5 " ,Side  plates  hard  rubber  and  German silver cross bars of the reel  frame was newly developed to allow unusual strength and lightness, very similar to Monel.

  436

Edward vom Hofe, Model 742, 14-0, 'cradle' Big Game reel, side plate  diameter 7 ", spool diameter 5 " ,Side  plates  hard  rubber  and  German silver cross bars of the reel  frame was newly developed to allow unusual strength and lightness, very similar to Monel.

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