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 collection 2019

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Reel #       Description  
240

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

$1,300

Talbot No. 33,
241

Seamaster 'Tarpon', no numbers

P.O.R

242

John Emery, Miami, No. 097, fly reel

$800

 

  John Emery, No. 097, fly reel
243

Talbot, W. H., Nevada, Mo., 'Meteor' reel, sn. 2274, GS

$700

Talbot, 'Meteor' reel  
244

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

$995

245

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

$295

Rochester Reel Co., N.Y., # 60
246

Fin-Nor, three tier 'Wedding Cake', No. 2, sn 437, marked 'Russell Preston', no counter balance

P.O.R

 
247

Edward vom Hofe, 'Black Bass', No. 1, sn. 736, Pat. '96, marked 'F. E. Ballard' on the front plate and on the leather case

$895

Edward vom Hofe, 'Black Bass', No. 1  
248

Seamaster, 'Tarpon', no numbers

P.O.R

 

249

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

  SOLD

 

Edward vom Hofe, 570 ' Wahoo', size 1-0  

Model 570 was the Wahoo available in one size 1/0 but in two widths, 2 inch and 2. This was a completely new type of reel for the Vom Hofe company and this time they were copying other manufacturers. This was a “Take Apart” reel. The reels were in ebonite and German Silver. It also had the same features as the Long Key but additionally it had an oversized straight handle. (M. Duma)

250

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

$995

Edward vom Hofe, 800, 'Long Key', size 2, Edward vom Hofe, 800, 'Long Key', size 2  

Model 800 was the Long Key specially made for Bonefish and available in one size only size two with a width of 15/8 inch and a three to one multiplying capacity. It was fitted with Adjustable Automatic Tension Drag, sliding gear transmission and rim control. It also had a rim control free spool lever. (M. Duma)

251

Seamaster 'Marlin', no numbers

P.O.R

Seamaster, Inc began its history of quality fishing reels for discriminating anglers,  Invented, designed, and entirely hand-crafted, the Seamaster reel began at the hands of Bob McChristian, Jr, who pioneered and promoted light tackle angling in Florida, developing the distinctive S-handle reel that launched Seamaster.”   The first officially-named & recognized Seamaster reel was produced in 1955, and remained the same with minor improvements through the 1980s.

252

Fin-Nor 'Wedding Cake', No. 3, sn. A-735, marked 'W. A. Caperton III', no counter balance

$895

253

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

$695

Al Foss, No. 3-25, 'Easy Control' Al Foss, No. 3-25, 'Easy Control'
254

Fin-Nor 'Wedding Cake', No. 3, sn. 3-361, marked 'Bob Craske', no counter balance

$895

255

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

P.O.R

256

Edward vom Hofe, 481, No. 1-0, Celebrated Stripped Bass and Tarpon reel, multiplying, sliding oil cap, S balanced handle, handle can be screwed off, Pat. '83

$495

 
257

Edward vom Hofe, 423 'Restigouche', 6-0, Pat. '02, detent arrowhead pointer drag feature with seven red dot indicators, reel and leather case marked 'A.W.H.'  

$2,200

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A. W. (Alfred William) Hoyt, an engineer and investor in the Federal Union Mining Company and author of "Over the Plains to Colorado" written in 1867. Hoyt owned a large estate on Long Island "Red Maples" and was married to General William Tecumseh Sherman's niece.

258

Edward vom Hofe, 'Black' Bass, No. 1, GS and Aluminum to reduce weight, Pat. '83

$895

Edward vom Hofe, 'Black' Bass, No. 1  
259

Fin-Nor No. 3, 'Wedding Cake', sn. 3-374, marked for 'J.T. Gerhardt', no counter balance

$995

Fin-Nor No. 3, 'wedding cake'
260

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

P.O.R

261

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

$550

 bird cage reel, 
262

Seamaster Tarpon, half handle, marked 'J. Lepore'

P.O.R

263

Fin-Nor No. 3, three layer 'Wedding Cake', sn 3-92, no counter balance

$3,995

264

Seamaster Salmon, no numbers

P.O.R

 

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