ANTIQUE REELS

Kentucky, Fly, Collectible & Big Game Fishing Reels 

A Division of 'Custom Rod & Reel',  Lighthouse Point, Florida

Tom Greene

'Custom Rod & Reel' Store Phone: (954) 781-5600

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Tom Greene's personal collection 2014

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Reel #       Description  
123 B. C. Milam & Son, Frankfort, Ky., No. 6, sn. 11757, GS, 'The Frankfort Kentucky Reel'

  SOLD

B.C. Milam & Son, No. 6 reel B. C. Milam & Son, No. 6,
124 Julius vom Hofe, raised squared pillar fly reel, No. 2

P.O.R

 

Julius vom Hofe, fly reel, No. 2 Julius vom Hofe, raised pillar fly reel, No. 2
125

Edw. vom Hofe, 550 1/0, multiplier, custom, GS rims, face plate rim is larger than normal, early reverse 'S' handle, Pat. '83, back plate has crack.

P.O.R

 

 

Edw. vom Hofe, 1/0   
126

Edward vom Hofe, 491, 'Universal'  size 1,  Bass, Tarpon & Tuna

Reel,  Pat. '96, fitted with the 1896 Universal tension, stamped: T79 on frame

P.O.R

Edward vom Hofe, 491, size 1,  Pat. '96,  T79  
127 Montague trout reel, GS, # on foot 100

P.O.R

 

vom Hofe style trout reel, GS, # on foot 100
128

B.C. Milam & Son, Frankfort, Ky., No. 5, sn. 9668, GS, 'The Frankfort, Kentucky Reel'

$2,250

B.C. Milam & Son, No. 5, B.C. Milam & Son, No. 5, sn
130

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

$1,200

131

J. A. Cox, California, 'X-pert Twenty' 'No. 20, #38 on foot, GS

$100

J. A. Cox, California, X-pert Twenty, #38 on foot   J. A. Cox, California, X-pert Twenty
132

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

$200

NY ball handle reel, 3-400 yrd. size
133 J. C. Conroy & Co., N.Y. ball handle style reel, 200 yd size, no numbers, c. 1864, brass

$300

J. C. Conroy, NY ball handle style reel,  200 yd size, no numbers  
134

Hardy, 'Elarex', Multiplying casting reel, with original box and papers

$250

Hardy, Elarex, Multiplying casting reel, with box and papers Hardy, Elarex, Multiplying casting reel, with box and papers
135

Edw. vom Hofe, 423, 'Restigouche', 4-0, Pat. '83, lever style detent drag feature with seven red dot indicators on back plate, marked 'ISA' on front side plate

P.O.R

 

Edw. vom Hofe, 423, 4-0, Pat. '83, marked 'ISA' on side plate dw. vom Hofe, 423, 'Restigouche', 4-0,   
136

Julius vom Hofe, # 2 on foot, leather case, thumb guard, Pat. '85/89

$900

Julius vom Hofe, # 2 on foot, leather case, thumb guard   ulius vom Hofe, # 2
137

Hardy, 'Uniqua', 3 1/2" reel, with orig. marked cardboard box

P.O.R

 

Hardy, Uniqua, 3 1/2 reel, with orig. cardboard box Hardy, Uniqua,
138

TBS 312, CWH, Salmon reel, made by Bedford Sportsman, NY, Mid-1970's limited edition, with spare spool

P.O.R

TBS 312,  CWH, Salmon reel, made by Bedford Sportsman, NY, TBS 312,  CWH, Salmon reel, made by Bedford Sportsman, NY  
139

Edw. vom Hofe, 504, 2/0, 'Tobique', Pat. '02, Salmon fly reel, seven red dot drag feature with detent lever on back plate with click.

P.O.R

 

Edw. vom Hofe, 504, 2/0, Tobique, Pat. '02, fly reel Edw. vom Hofe, 504, 2/0, Tobique  
140

Edw. vom Hofe, 560, 1/0,'Matecombe', earlier 1929 version,  Pat. '90, 3" dia. and 2 1/4" wide spool.  Four pillar construction, two are reinforced, and no top pillars. Friction drag, instead of tension drag

$900

Edw. vom Hofe, 560, 1/0, Pat. '90, Matecombe  
141

Edw. vom Hofe, 'Restigouche', 423, 6-0, Salmon reel, Pat. '83, early detent arrow head style pointer drag feature with seven red dot indicators under the S type handle

  SOLD

 

Edw. vom Hofe, 423, 6-0, Salmon reel, Pat. '83  
142

James Heddon's Son, No. 3-15, GS

$200

James Heddon's Son, 3-15 James Heddon's Son, 3-15
143

Edward vom Hofe, no size or model imprint on foot frame, 4-0 size, Pat. '02, most likely a 423 'Restigouche' with lever style detent pointer for seven red dot drag feature on back plate with click

P.O.R

 

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

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