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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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