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Kentucky, Fly, Collectible & Big Game Fishing Reels 

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Tom Greene

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Tom Greene's personal collection 2014

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Reel #       Description  
144

John Emery, Miami, Tarpon fly reel marked 'John Emery, #107', First Edition: Emery only made 300 of the first edition

$?

John Emery Tarpon fly reel marked 'John Emery, #107',

145

Albert N. Pettengill side mount fly reel, No. 2

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Fly reel side mount, No. 2 Albert N. Pettengill side mount Fly reel, No. 2

Albert N. Pettengill (1837-1903) from Ilion, NY applied for and was granted patent #361,890 on April 26th, 1887 for his "Improvements in Reels for Fishing Rods". His invention, primarily formed from a disk of sheet brass and drawn up to form a rim or band, featured a perforated cylinder that formed the spool. Found with various markings, these reels thus far are always found in one of four "size" markings, from a #1 to a #4. 

146

Edw. vom Hofe, 454, 3-0, Celebrated Black Bass multiplying reel designed for minnow casting, Pat. '83, this is the earlier 454 version w/o GS rims on the plates, with thumb brake, sliding oil cap and balanced handle.  The 464 has GS bound rims.

$?

Edw. vom Hofe, 3-0, pat. '83, custom model

147

Edward vom Hofe, 'Tobique' Salmon fly reel, 2-0, model 504, Salmon reel, Pat. '02, 'Maker Philadelphia, instead of N.Y.', lever detent, with seven red dots on drag feature on back plate with click.

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Edward vom Hofe, 2-0, model 504, Salmon reel, Pat. '02 Edward vom Hofe, 'Tobique' Salmon fly reel, 2-0, model 504, 

148

Meek No. 4, The Horton Mfg. Co., sn. 10039, engraved: 'Eli B. Herren', GS

$400

Meek No. 4, sn. 10039, marked 'Eli B. Herren'   Meek No. 4, The Horton Mfg. Co.

149

Edw. vom Hofe, 464, 3-0,  later GS banded plates, 3 on foot, reverse 'S' handle, sliding oil cap, Celebrated Black Bass reel, Pat. '83

SOLD

Edw. vom Hofe, #3 on foot, Bass reel, Pat. '83

150

Meek, No 2, The Horton Mfg. Co., Bristol, Conn., sn. 11123, GS

$1,200

Meek, No 2, The Horton Mfg. Co., sn. 11123

151

T. H. Bate & Co, N.Y., c. 1859, N.Y. ball handle reel, brass

SOLD

T. H. Bate, early NY reel T. H. Bate & Co, c. 1859, NY ball handle reel, brass

152

A. Clerk & Co., N.Y.,d No. 2, N.Y. ball handle, late 1800's, GS

$1,000

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

153

Edw. vom Hofe, model 464, 3-0, Celebrated Black Bass reel, multiplier, later GS banded plates, #3 on foot, reverse 'S' handle, sliding oil cap, Pat. '83

$950

Edw. vom Hofe, model 454, 3 on foot, Black Bass reel, Pat. '83  

154

Wm. H. Talbot Co., No. 3, Nevada, Mo., USA, 1914, GS

$1,200

Wm. H. Talbot, No. 3, 'Nevada', 1914 Wm. H. Talbot, No. 3

155

James Heddon's Sons, No. 40, Carter's Pat. '04 / 05

SOLD

James Heddon's Sons, No. 40, Carter's Pat. '1904-05  

Heddon hired William Carter and Jack Welch to develop a line of reels to compete with the Meek reels. In 1917, they introduced their first Carter-built reels. They were the No's 30, 35, 40 and 45. They were available for only a couple of years.  The top of the line variations were the full jeweled tournament (FJT) models with sapphire jeweled bearings.  All of these reels are considered highly collectable.

156

B.F. Meek & Sons, Louisville, Ky., No. 2, sn. 1764, GS

$1,700

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

157

Jack Welch, sn. 206, Hand Made, Dowagiac, Mich. GS

$?

Jack Welch, sn. 206, Hand Made

158

Arthur L. Walker, NY, Multiplier Salmon reel, model 100, 3-0, marked for 'Fred Schrier / S.W. F.O.A, 9-1969'

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Arthur L. Walker, model 100, 3-0, marked for 'Fred Schrier / S.W. F.O.A, 1969' Arthur L. Walker, NY, Multiplier Salmon reel  

159

Julius vom Hofe, N. Y. with clover leaf logo, trade mark, no numbers, GS reel

  SOLD

Julius vom Hofe, no numbers

160

Wm. Talbot, Talbot Reel & Mfg. Co., 'Star', K.C. Mo., USA,  GS

$350

Wm. Talbot, Star

160a Wm. Talbot Reel Co. Nevada, Mo., No. 31, sn. 3727

$950

Wm. Talbot, No. 31, sn. 3727

161

Julius vom Hofe surf reel, Brooklyn, N.Y. Pat. '85/'89 (?)

$?

Julius vom Hofe  

162

Edward vom Hofe, Maker, GS,  3-400 size reel

  SOLD

Edward vom Hofe, GS,  3-400 size  
163

Edward vom Hofe, N.Y., Star Surf Casting reel, model 550, size 1/0, no top pillar, 'S' shaped handle, Pat. '96, c. 1940

$?

Edward vom Hofe, model 550, size 1/0, Pat. '96  
164

Leonard - Mills, #12 raised pillar Salmon reel, 4-1/4 in. size 4-0, engraved: 'P. H. Wainwright' with marked leather case.

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Leonard - Mills, #12 raise pillar Salmon reel, size 4-0, marked for 'P. H. Wainwright' with marked leather case.  

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