ANTIQUE REELS

Kentucky, Fly, Collectible & Big Game Fishing Reels 

 Lighthouse Point, Florida

Tom Greene

 Phone: (954) 415-2670

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

 

 

mvc-200s.jpg (19532 bytes)Antique Reels website is about American-made antique fishing reels, the fun of collecting, and hopefully a way to help those who want to sell a reel or learn more about reels they possess.  

 

Kentucky-made and other early brass and German-silver reels are our specialty as are American-made fly and turn of the century salt-water high-grade reels.  You will find quality photos of rare reels by Sage, Milam, Meek, vom Hofe, Fin-Nor, Heddon, and many others from Tom Greene's collection on this web site.  Specializing in Salmon, Fly, Kentucky, and all early Big Game reels.

Tom Greene

Who is Tom Greene?

Former owner (43 years)

CUSTOM ROD & REEL

Sport Fishing Tackle Store

Lighthouse Point, Florida

Collector of high-grade

antique fishing reels

Tom Greene & TV fishing expert

 Mark Sosin

 

Tom Greene is a member of:

  • Intnl. Game Fish Assocation

  • Florida Antique Tackle Collectors

  • Old Reel Collectors Association

  • Cast member: 'Fishing Fever' TV show

  • National Fishing Lure Collector Club

 

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Kovalovasky big game reel No. 20 G. W. Gayle & Son reel No. 3

Photos of Early Collector Reels

      

Look at the reel photos below and see if you have anything like these:

Fin-Nor Wedding-Cake fly reels, brass reels, vom Hofe, Kentucky reels, Heddon, Hardy, Jack Welch, Leonard, J.F. & B.F. Meek, Meek & Milam, Sage, Deally, Talbot... 20 pages of antique reel photos

 

 


 

 

In the middle of the pandemic, we had to stop posting to the website.

 

 

Look at what we are faced with to post here (thousands) as soon as and if things ever get back to normal.

Click link below...

A peek into Tom Greene's Warehouse

6/23/2020

 


 

 

ANTIQUE REELS FOR SALE

Tom Greene's personal antique reel collection

is for sale as of 2020 and thousands of reels, lures, and tackle will be posted here in the following months.

Prices have been added or updated for all unsold reels on pages 1 to 20 as of 2/12/2020

 

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Featuring thousands of clear photos
 
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Purchase instructions for these antique reels

 

 

 

Specialist in 'Kentucky' Reels

Photos of Early Brass Reels

 

Photos of sizes "zero" to "ten"

B. C. Milam No. 2 reelJ. F. & B. F. Meek, No. 1, wide spool, early numbered screws

 

Articles and more reel photos:

 

Edward vom Hofe big game reel, No. 16-0 Meek & Milam, No. 2 reel C. H. Wisner, reel

Rod & Reel Parts, Cases & Boxes WANTED

 

Paying top dollar for excellent condition antique rods and reels.  Also buying pre-1930 reel parts for the type reels shown on this site

 

 

 

Fin-Nor wedding cake reels in wood case

Especially looking to buy, original wood, leather, and maker cardboard boxes for early reels.  Paying top dollar for just the empty box, more with the original reel and paper.

Call Tom for an offer before you sell to anyone else:

Phone: (954) 415-2670

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

"If you don't ask me how much I'll pay... we both lose"

 

Names of bait caster, fly, and smaller reels which I collect and wish to purchase.  Also I want to buy original boxes and parts for any and all of these...

ABBEY & IMBRIE: A&I; AMERICA
LEONARD: Leonard-Mills
ABU GARCIA AMBASSADOR
KOVALOVSKY: large reels
BATE: T.H. Bate or T.H. Bate & Co.
MEEK: B.F. Meek,
BILLINGHURST
MEEK: B.F. Meek & Sons
BLUE GRASS REEL WORKS
MEEK: Meek & Milam
CHUBB: Thos. Chubb
MEEK: JF & BF Meek
CONROY: J.C. Conroy, Thos. Conroy
MILAM: B.C. Milam (& Son)
FIN-NOR: flyreels
MILLS: Wm. Mills & Son
FIN-NOR: Big Game reels
SAGE: J.L. Sage
FOSS: Al Foss
SEAMASTER: Flyreels
FOWLER: A.H. Fowler
SNYDER: George Snyder "GS"
FULLILOVE: Frank W. Fullilove
TALBOT: Wm. Talbot
HEDDON: No.'s 30, 35, 40
VOM HOFE: F. vom Hofe
HEDDON: No.'s 45, 3-15, 3-24
VOM HOFE: Julius vom Hofe
HEDDON: No.'s, 3-30, 3-35, 4-15, 4-18
VOM HOFE: Edward vom Hofe
HENSHALL: Henshall-Van Antwerp
WISNER: C.H.Wisner
HORTON: Horton Mfg. Co.
WELCH: Jack Welch
GAYLE: Geo. W. Gayle ( & Son )
WHEELER: Wheeler & McGregor
LEONARD: H.L. Leonard
WINCHESTER
See an extensive list of other 'valuable' reels I want to buy

 

B. C. Milam reel No. 9

 

Salmon and Early Fly Reels

I especially want to buy early fly and Salmon fishing reels that look like these by...Vom Hoffe, Bogdan, Hardy, Talbot 'Ben Hur' and other makers.  Paying top dollar...

Call me!  Email me!  Tell me what you have for sale...

Phone: (954) 415-2670

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

  Edw. vom Hofe, #3 on foot, Bass reel, Pat. '83 TBS 312,  CWH, Salmon reel, made by Bedford Sportsman, NY,

 

Photos of early Big Game Reels in action from the 1930's and some...

 

Really Big Game Fish !

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Tom Greene LOVES and buys

Big Game REELS

Names of some of the Big Game REELS I want to buy...

Click here to see more big game reel maker names I buy

 

KOVALOVSKY

MITCHEL-HENRY

FARLOW

COXE SCHAUFFLER KNOWLES
LEE FIN-NOR STEVENS
STEAD GAREY ATALANTA
HARDY VOM HOFE HOESEL

ZWARG

KLEIN

TASMAN

Phone: (954) 415-2670

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

Always buying 'Big Game reels' and 'heavy duty' antique fishing rods by any of the above makers or wood rods by Tycoon or Arthur Kolvalovsky  

CALL TOM FOR AN $$$ OFFER ON YOUR BIG GAME ROD

As a long-term collector of high-grade antique fishing reels, I am always interested in adding quality pieces, like those seen on this site, to my collection. If you have early fishing reels, like those listed on this site which you wish to sell, please call me.

Before you sell your reel or lures OR Big Game rods call or e-mail me, Tom Greene

I pay top dollar for quality early big game rods and big game reels

If you don't call me...we both lose

 

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If you have antique reels, Kentucky reels, big game rods and reels, or early fly reels you wish to sell:

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