ANTIQUE REELS

Kentucky, Fly & Big Game Reels 

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

Tom Greene

Store Phone: (954) 781-5600

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

 

 

mvc-200s.jpg (19532 bytes)Antique Reels website is about American-made antique fishing rods & reels, old fishing lures, 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

Tom Greene

Collector of high-grade antique fishing reels

 

Visit our complete saltwater tackle store at:

Custom Rod & Reel

 1835 N.E. 25th St.

Lighthouse Point, Florida

 

Visit the Custom Rod & Reel store website

Store Phone: (954) 781-5600

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

Tom Greene & TV fishing expert

 Mark Sosin

Tom Greene is a member of:

National Fishing Lure Collector Club, I.G.F.A.

Florida Antique Tackle Collectors

Old Reel Collectors Association

 

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 Contact Tom Greene at Custom Rod and Reel

 

Photos of Early Collector Reels

      

Look at the 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... pages and pages of reel photos

 

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Tom Greene's personal antique reel collection 2014

 
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Specialist in 'Kentucky' Reels

Photos of Early Brass Reels

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

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

 

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) 781-5600

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

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

Contact information:  Tom Greene at Custom Rod and Reel

 

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

 

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) 781-5600

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

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

 

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 even more maker names

 

KOVALOVSKY

MITCHEL-HENRY

FARLOW

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

ZWARG

KLEIN

TASMAN

 

A full list of American makers I want to buy

 

Phone: (954) 781-5600

E-MAIL TOM GREENE

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

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 on my business number (at Custom Rod and Reel)

Before you sell your reel or lures, call or e-mail me, Tom Greene...I pay top dollar for quality items

CUSTOM ROD & REEL

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When in the Ft. Lauderdale-Boca Raton area of Florida, stop by Custom Rod & Reel in Lighthouse Point on 25th street N.E. and say hello!   We are major outfitters for all big game and saltwater tackle.  Our top quality custom rods are used on some of the best off-shore big game boats in the world.  We ship anywhere in the world.

www.antiquereels.com/tomgreene

 

Visit our saltwater tackle outfitters store

We specialize in heavy duty off-shore tackle for sport fishing boats of all sizes

 Lighthouse Point, Florida

 

 

Tom Greene's personal antique reel collection 2014

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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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Other Web Sites by Tom Greene

www.antiquereels.com   (Antique fishing reels)

www.antiquereels.com/tomgreene/index.html  (Custom Rod and Reel store)

www.innovativefishingtackle.com   (Reel Crankie & Tri-Shear products)

www.antiquereels.com/tgbooks   (Tom Greene's book on fishing stories)

 

Web Site created 10-3-1997   Copyrighted 1997- 2014

Last updated: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 07:23 AM

 

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