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P-Poor. Structurally sound. Needs major refinish.

F-Fair. Needs only minor work to fish.

G-Good. Shows use and routine care. Needs no work to fish.

VG-Very Good. Average condition. Shows light to normal use and is ready to take fishing.

E-Excellent. Above average condition with light use only.

N/M-Near Mint. Close to new. Barely used.

M-Mint. AS NEW. Never Used.

M/R-Mint Restored. Professionally refinished to new condition.

N-New. New merchandise. Never used, first time sold.

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         56365. A & F MONOGRAM ULTRA_LITE SPIN REEL. MODEL 150 THREE. Made by Langley for Abercrombie and Fitch in the late 1950's, this is on of the earliest of the American made UL spin reels. Used condition, but still serviceable. Comes with an extra spool in a soft suede spin reel zippered case. VG. $35.00 


     56445.    ABEL.     3.85".    SUPER 8 FLY REEL - LARGE ARBOR.     Large Arbor Fly Reel. User Convertible for right or left hand wind. 8.1 oz. Believed to be the most popular, most used bonefish reel in history. The definitive salt water, salmon and steelhead reel. Perfect for salmon, bass, steelhead, permit, redfish, snook, stripers, blues, you name it; where-ever a fast retrieve is desired. Takes a #8/210yds to a #9/190yds 20# backing. Beautiful Black/Green custom finish in near new condition. Fully ported and fully vented, Rapid Retrieve spool. Interchanges with the Big Game #3 Spool and Frame. Features the Ebony wood handle knob. Comes in the original Abel factory case. This is really a sweet Abel reel.       N/M. $445.00.

56408. ABU AMBASSADEUR. MODEL 5000C. Black anodized finish. Standard width, Free Spool casting reel. Anti-backlash. Star drag. Level wind. Dual counter-balanced handle. Serial # 097100 with earlier raised end rings. Three screw take-apart with four screw backplate. Handsome vintage reel that shows normal light use and works perfectly. Still considered one of the finest bait casting reels ever built.       E.      $70.00.

              56472. ALCEDO ULTRALIGHT SPIN REEL. MICRON MODEL. Left Hand Crank. Full Folding Bail. Folding Handle. Ball bearing spin reel. Considered one of the finest ultralite spin reels ever made. Near Mint, barely used condition. Perfect mechanically with extra strong bail spring and smooth drag. Ready to fish. These reels have gotten so very scarce and hard to find, thanks to their superior performance. Full factory instructions,in the original cardboard box. Great find. N/M. $225.00.

             56333.   T  H.  BATE & CO. 2-15/16". BALL HANDLE NICKEL/BRASS MULTIPLYING NEW YORK REEL. Incredibly SCARCE, 2-15/16" diameter, 1-5/8" width spool, size #1 marked, "T.H.BATE & CO, N.Y." multiplying, ball handle reel. Handmade circa 1865 of all brass, Nickel plated and still working perfectly. This Civl War era reel shows a teeny bit of brassing on the underside of the reel foot only and retains 98% plus of its original finish. Walnut handle knob. T.H. Bate & Co. became William Mills in 1875.     E. $325.00 

         56447.     BEAN - L. L   . 3-1/4".      GUIDE 5/6 MODEL FLY REEL.     Made in England, by Hardy under the L.L.Bean label. This reel is nearly identical to the Marquis 6 Fly Reel, This aluminum reel has a one-piece frame, fully ventilated spool with a smooth rim control drag feature. Fitted with an adjustable pawl drag, the reel is reversible and can be used either handed. Finish color is Silver. Has capacity for WF6 line and 70 yds. of backing. Virtually unused in the original neoprene reel case. COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL.     N/M.    $240.00.

    56148.    BILLY PATE  3-5/8"  BONEFISH REEL.     Classic Gold/ Black finish. Direct Drive. Right Hand Wind Only. Gold Frame with Black Vented Spool. Most recent model with Adjustable drag PLUS Rim Control feature. Used, but only just barely abused. Shows the mormal dings and scratches of a reel fished in a harsh environment and given reasonable care. Comes in the original factory Neoprene case and box wirh paperwork and comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL. Accepts up to a WF9 and 250 yds. This reel is as fine a reel for salmon, stripers, redfish, bonefish or steelhead as you can own.                  E.  $450.00   SOLD

56405. CATINO BONEFISH REEL. 3-1/2". A 3 1/2" diameter, 1" wide spool reel built by Cap't. Frank Catino of Satellite Beach, Florida in the 1980's. This right hand wind Bonefish reel has a black anodized finish, with perforated spool face and rear drag adjustment. In very good to excellent used condition. Mechanically perfect and ready to fish. In the original Neopreve reel case. VG. $295.00.

            56432.    EXTRA SPOOL ONLY - HARDY.    3-3/8"   . PERFECT FLY REEL. Circa 1980's/90's model Extra Spool Only. Fits right hand wind model reels only. Extra spools for this model are very hard to find. Barely used.     N/M. $75.00.

              56288. EXTRA SPOOL - BALLAN - EXTRA SPOOL ONLY.  Bill Ballan's direct drive Salmon, Steelhead & Light Salt Water, Bonefish SPARE SPOOL ONLY. All Black. ACTUAL SPOOL DIMENSIONS: Diam: 2.73" Inside Width: 1.45" Outside Width: 1.89" Cross Width of Square Center Post Hole: 0.294" Corner to Corner Width of Center Post Hole: 0.380". M. $85.00  


          56456.   EXTRA SPOOL - HARDY ST. AIDAN.   3.43".   LIGHTWEIGHT MODEL. Fits modern St Aiden Reels. Spool Only. Very hard to find.  Spool Diameter is 3.43 inches. Please measure your reel spool before you order.   E.   $75.00.








                 56338. ENGLISH UNMARKED REEL. 2". TURNED SOLID BRASS. OVER 100 year old, English made fly reel of solid brass with straight-crank, half- handle and shaped IVORY knob. Non-Click reel works strongly and could be used with either hand. Nice patina. This reel has a modern sized brass foot that will fit today's rods. Would also look great in a shadowbox or on a desk top. Excellent cosmetically.       E $195.00 

56416. JOHN EMERY TARPON/BILLFISH FLY REEL. 4-3/8". Before his death in 1986, Capt. John Emery, one of south Florida's finest Tarpon guides, designed and began production of a limited edition of ultra high quality Salt Water reels in two sizes to a design based on his years of fishing experience. Now considered one of the finer SW designs ever produced, these scarce reels have developed an almost cult-like following. They are a joy to use and are very collectible. Rim Control, Direct Drive, Vented & Counter-balanced Spool, Right Hand Wind Only, Large swept area cork drag, 1-1/8" wide spool takes over 300 yds + WF13 in this largest of the two sizes. Black finish. Individually serial numbered at No.519. This reel is in virtually new, never fished condition in the original blue heavy canvas cloth drawstring reel bag. Incredible reel to fish and collect. M. $850.00.

56404. FIN-NOR. 3-1/4”. MODEL #2 DDB. Third Generation, Direct Drive Fly Reel. EASILY CONVERTED FOR RIGHT OR LEFT WIND, (specify when ordering and we will convert for you). Counterbalanced spool. Gold anodized finish. Adjustable cork disk drag, Plus RIM CONTROL Drag. Takes up to 200 yds 20# backing and WF9 line. Perfect Bonefish, Permit, Striper, Bluefish or Salmon reel. In virtualy unused condition in the original blue neoprene reel case. M. $350.00.

              56336. FIN-NOR. 3-3/4". MODEL #3 A/R TARPON REEL. Conical backplate, Made in USA, early second generation ANTI-REVERSE Fly Reel. Right Hand Wind Only. Adjustable drag. Takes 250 yds 30# backing and WF12 or 13 line. Perfect Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish reel. In superb mechanical condition with light use. a noble scar or two to the rims and some minor finish.wear, all expected in a used reel. In excellent mechanical condition and capable of giving years of trouble free service. In the original black Fin-Nor Vinyl case in the original Red box. This is arguably one of the best Fin-Nor reel models and still avidly sought after as an everyday fishing reel.     E. $450.00   

            56290. FIN-NOR. 3-1/2". MODEL #4 ANTI_REVERSE FLY REEL. Post Wedding Cake, Second Generation, Anti-Reverse Fly Reel. Stamped "Since 1933" on the conical back. Now Left Hand Wind and loaded with backing and a #13 Slime Line. COMES WITH THE FACTORY PARTS TO CONVERT IT TO Right Hand Wind, if desired. Dual knob handle. Adjustable cork disk drag. Takes 450 yds 30# backing and up to a WF14 line. Perfect heavy salt water reel. This is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced, and is the one avidly sought after as an every day fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans. Shows light use with minimal surface scratches and 100% mechanical condition. In original Neoprene reel case, original red box and factory paperwork. Strong collectible that is a terrific everyday fishing reel. E. $395.00


        56189. FIN-NOR. 4.0". WEDDING CAKE #3 TARPON REEL. Direct Drive Fly Reel. Fin-Nor's 1st generation fly reel. Serial Number 3-340. RARE and avidly sought after. RIGHT HAND Wind only. These early Gar Wood "Wedding Cake" reels have proven themselves time after time in the salt on the hardest of fish. Takes up to 250 yds. backing and a WF12 line. This is THE direct drive reel for hot salt water fish. Perfect Permit, Shark & Tarpon reel. These earliest Fin-Nors are all handmade, very scarce and have become very collectible, and are APPRECIATING IN VALUE STEADILY. Reel shows ALMOST NO USE and is in NEAR NEW condition. It is 100% mechanically and in outstanding fishing/collecting condition. With less than 1200 of these large size reels ever made, Wedding Cake Fin-Nors are getting harder and harder to find as fishermen and collectors discover this reels virtues. Collectible and usable, the best of both worlds. Comes in the original tanned soft leather reel case with the factory stamp. N/M. $1395.00.  

              56467. GODFREY - TED. 3.5". BABINE SALMON/ STEELHEAD MODEL. Ted Godfrey's extremely well made, geared, multiplying Steelhead /Salmon reel. Expertly machined and well engineered to produce a reel with the classic vom Hofe style and a drag system designed to handle the toughest fish. Right Hand Wind. Features a 10 position drag lever to afford a wide range of drag adjustment with all parts by Ted. Black sideplates with N/S end rings Graceful S-shaped handle with N/S accents. This reel has a 1.207" spool width and takes up to a WF9 and 200 yards of backing. Unused, with the factory paperwork. Fitted to a hard leather, fleece lined, reel case hand-crafted by Arne Mason. This is as good as it gets, Pilgrim.
  M.       $2350.00.

        56468. GODFREY - TED. 2.75". WESTMINSTER MODEL 275 FLY REEL.    Made in the tradition of precision, hand-crafted, works of art built with classic materials: nickel silver, bronze and aluminum. these reels capture the essential elements of the elegant classic single action reels of yesterday. Black rubber style sideplates with N/S end rings. 5-position Adjustable drag is red-dot decorated. Vented Spool construction on handle side. Classic Serpentine style counter-balanced N/S appointed reel handle. One screw take-apart for easy maintenance. This 1.33" wide reel takes up to a WF5 and 50 yards of backing and weighs a mere 4.4 ounces. Easy LH-RH change over. Comes fitted to a hard leather, fleece lined, reel case hand-crafted by Arne Mason.     M.    $1175.00.

              56337. HENDRYX ?? UNMARKED. 1-3/8". STAMPED BRASS RAISED PILLAR FLY REEL.     Shiny, stamped Brass 1-3/8" raised pillar, half-handle fly reel. As small as it gets and the smallest of these reels I've ever seen. Working fine. Black Wooden handle knob. Very Cute desk ornament.       E. $95.00 

            56340. HENDRYX ?? UNMARKED. 2-5/8". STAMPED BRASS RAISED PILLAR SKELETON FLY REEL. Very scarce ,stamped Solid Brass 2-5/8" raised pillar Hendryx made Fly Reel. Takes a #1 to 3 line and remains quite fishable. OR makes the greatest display reel! On/off click check is working fine. Wooden handle knob is missing but reel is still usable. Very Cute desk ornament. Riveted construction. Nice Patina.              G.    $75.00


            56434.     HARDY - MADE IN ENGLAND.    2-5/8".     CURRENT MODEL SMALLEST PERFECT FLY REEL.     This is the currently produced, smallest sized Hardy, just right for a DT2 or DT3 line and up to 50 yards of backing. This serial numbered (A49298) reel is set up for right hand wind only. The overall design of the reel is identical to the original Perfects and includes an opaque white Agate Stripping guide cased in a Nickel Silver cage. It is a thing of beauty. For the fisherman looking for the ultimate Hardy Perfect collectible, here it is. Shows no use, in the original leather reel case, in the factory box with factory paperwork.   M.     $695.00.







            56469. HARDY. 2-7/8". GOLDEN JLH 2/3/4 ULTRALITE FLY REEL. Serial #JDH897. Bronze finish with Gold appointments. Only 1000 of these WERE MADE IN ENGLAND by Hardy in 1993 & 94. High quality, lightweight MACHINED ALUMINUM Bar Stock Fly Reel. Weighs ONLY 3.2 oz. Rugged, Hard Coat Anodized finish. Adjustable drag. Reversible. Vented spool & backplate. Rim Control. N/S internals and line guide. Exceptionally well made, full featured reel. Takes a DT2 to a WF4 and 50 yds backing, plus all lines in between. As New condition with a drawstring pouch. This is a very scarce Hardy with infinite collector potential.                 N/M.     $325.00.   SOLD

 Made in England in the 1990's. Single screw nickel silver Line Guide. Reversible wind. Adjustable drag. Reel shows normal fishing use, but it is in mechanically excellent condition throughout. Takes up to a #6/7 line and 100 to 50 yards backing. Comes in the Hardy vinyl case. VG-E. $195.00

                    56451. HARDY PERFECT. 3-1/2". BOUGLE MARK IV FLY REEL. The Mark IV was made in England around 2005 and is a definitive example of the only raised pillar Perfect reel ever produced by Hardy. It is machined from barstock aluminum and protective anodized in a pearl silver finish with Nickel Silver components and a Permalli wood handle knob. It is drop dead gorgeous and is as smooth (it runs on 12 ball bearings), and sweet sounding (with a silky smooth, adjustable, pawl drag) as it looks. Right or left hand reversible. Weighs a mere 5.4 ounces and takes a DT6 or a WF7 and 75 yards of backing. Very lightly used. Only a minor scuffiing ot the rims keeps it out of the Near Mint category. The classic heavyweight trout reel, just perfect for any 8 or 8.5 foot bamboo rod!. E. $425.00    SOLD

          56302. HARDY.       3-3/8".       ST. GEORGE FLY REEL.     Circa 1940's. Early 2 screw model with single row of spool vent holes. Right hand wind only. White AGATE line Guide. Adjustable drag. Duplicated Spares. . Lead oxide finish shows routine use with silvering of the finish on the reel's edges and around the handle knob. Reel is in 100% mechanical condition. Perfect for a 5, 6 or 7 line and backing. The classic and most versatile Hardy St. George reel model, a perfect match for 7.5 to 8.5 foot, # 5 or 6 line, high quality, bamboo rods. Arguably one of finest of the many Hardy reel models. Comes in the original hrd cardboard two-piece box.     G.     $325.00.

               56452.   HARDY.   3-7/8".   ST. JOHN SALMON FLY REEL.     Beautifully made, 2-screw model from the 1960's with MK2 spares. Adjustable drag. Reversible. Stepped Brass foot.  Enameled Dark Gray finish shows routine edge wear from normal use. The reel is perfect mechanically with a strong, effective drag.    Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL with the reel and x-spool in separate suede reel cases. Very Collectible and still the consummate salmon or steelhead fishing reel. Takes up to a WF9 line and 175 yards.   VG.   $425.00.

           56454.   HARDY.   3-3/16".   LRH LIGHTWEIGHT FLY REEL.   1980'S Made in England model LRH. Reversible Wind. Adjustable Drag. One-Screw N/S Line Guide. Comes in the original Blue Hardy Soft case. Shows normal use with some light rear rim edge silvering. Working 100% mechanically. Comes with TWO EXTRA SPOOLS.   E.   $285.00.

              56455.   HARDY.   3-3/16".   LRH LIGHTWEIGHT FLY REEL.   1960'S Made in England model LRH. Reversible Wind. Adjustable Drag. TWO -Screw N/S Line Guide. Comes in the original Blue Hardy Soft case. Shows normal use with some light rear rim edge silvering. Working 100% mechanically. Comes with ONE EXTRA SPOOL.   E.   $285.00

            56473. HARDY. 3-3/8". ZENITH MULTIPLIER FLY REEL. Very, Very scarce reel model. This is largest capacity Lightweight Series reel, made in England only for a short time in the 60's and 70's. Relatively Small diameter reel with Wide spool holds up to a WF9 and 200 yards. Has a 1-2/3 to 1 retrieve ratio. Single action. Vented spool. Reversible Wind. Adjustable click drag. 2-screw N/S line guard. Very desirable Salmon/Steelhead reel. Comes with original Hardy zippered case and AN EXTRA SPOOL. Shows almost no use. Nice salmon, steelhead package.         N/M.     $495.00.

            56474. HARDY. 3-3/8". ZENITH LIGHTWEIGHT SERIES FLY REEL. Early reel, MADE IN ENGLAND. The wide spool Zenith Lightweight has tremendous line & backing capacity combined with extra light weight. An ideal, highest quality, lightweight heavy duty reel for today's mid-weight graphite rods. Takes up to a 9 weight line and over 200 yards backing. Adjustable drag. Reversible. TWO-screw Nickel Silver line guide. Shows nornal use with minor finish edge wear. Mechanically 100%. Comes in the original 1960'd Hardy cardboard box. Fantastic bass, salmon, or steelhead reel.       E.    $325.00.

                   56475. HARDY SILENT CHECK. 3-3/8". HUSKY FLY REEL. The Bulldog reel of the Lighweight Series. Smaller diameter, wider spool, stronger frame, direct drive, single action, SILENT check fly reel. RIGHT HAND WIND ONLY. Adjustable disc drag. 2 screw N/S line guard. Lovely brass stepped foot and internals. High quality and relatively inexpensive when compared to current reel prices. Very desirable silent Disk Drag. Collectible and usable bass, salmon or steelhead reel marketed exclusively by A&F in the 50's to 70's and as scarce as the rare multiplier reel models. Has seen virtually no use and remains in N/M to M condition. Takes up to a WF9 line and over 200 yards of backing. Great salmon / steelhead reel. Comes in the original Hardy soft case and WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL in a soft suede case. N/M. $495.00.
              56342. ENGLISH  WOODEN NOTTINGHAM STYLE REEL. 2-1/2".  ca. 1800's. Made in England. of a light shade of Mahogany. Wooden reel with dual wooden handle knobs. Knurled Brass center nut. Handmade brass reel foot and back strap. Very pretty with excellent wood grain. Terrific display reel. Lined with an old Linen Bait line.    E. $125.00 

     56184. ISLANDER  3-5/8"  DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL. High performance, high tech, lightweight (6.4 oz.) reel. Large Arbor spool for fast line take-up is supplemented by the narrow 0.828" spool width. The combination of a contracted spool and large arbor make this one of the fastest reels around on line take-up. Adjustable Teflon Disk Drag. Reversible wind. Vented, Machined one-piece frame and spool. Fully ventilated spool with counter-balanced handle. Rim Control Drag. Black Anodized frame and spool with capacity for a WF8 + 100 yards. Highest quality, machined aluminum reel with excellent appearance and a simple, rugged design. A handsome reel that is considered one of the better top quality, high performance, fresh or salt water reels. COMES WITH TWO EXTRA SPOOLS. First a Gold finish standard arbor with cap. for WF9 + 175 yards. Next, a 2nd Black finish Large Arbor Extra Spool. All are in the original blue neoprene dual purpose reel cases in the original boxes. Appears unused.                                          M.      $395.00.   SOLD  

                56462.  YAMAME MODEL by BUDDY Z - JAPAN -  UNMARKED MIDGE FLY REEL.  2-1/2".   Japanese Metal Artist Buddy Z is one of the highest quality, world class, reel makers and builds some of the most exquisitely machined reels you can own. This reel carries no stampings as to maker. It is a simple click check reel useable either right or left handed. The click is perfectly tensioned and the reel is quite unique in its design This reel is of the highest Japanese quality and the Kineya reels are the only others I've seen, whose reels come to this level. The end plates are of highly polished aluminum, perforated as pictured, with brass cross pillars and an Aluminum reel foot. The spool is formed of polished brass sides and an aluminum arbor. Fine knurling work abounds and the reel is beautifully understated. Just right for a 3 or 4 line and your best lightweight fly rod. Comes in a suede soft leather reel case. Unused..   M.     $750.00.

           56114. LAMSON. 4.0". LITESPEED MODEL LS-3.5 FLY REEL. Fresh/ Salt Water/ Salmon/Steel-head Fly Reel. Machined aluminum, heavy duty, light weight power reel with capacity for up to a WF9 line and 200 yards backing. Excellent reel for use on switch or spey rods, no matter the line size thanks to the lite weight. or use it for Permit or Stripers with its good, strong, Caliper disk drag. Reversible wind. Rim control feature too. Ventilated, counterbalanced spool and all Titanium finish make a very nice package. Comes in original Neoprene soft case in the factory box with paperwork Unused. M. $275.00.

A single action spinning/casting reel built in a style where the reel turns to the front to cast and pivots to the side to reel in. This reel was made between 1900 and 1917 when a small spring was added to the spool release tab to pivot the reel automatically. This is the earlier manual version that also includes a spring loaded spool release button to easily facilitate the spool reversal necessary to prevent line twist, a fact of life with this reel design.Made of machined brass throughout including the line guide arm. The on-off click drag switch is rim mounted and knurled. Very unusual oddity reel with lots of collectibility. Hard Rubber handle knob. Lovely, intriguing reel, Working well, with a nice patina.    E. $295.00    

56401. OCEAN CITY. 3”. MODEL 35 FLY REEL. Nicely made aluminum fly reel with an oval metal line guide and an on/off click check drag. Right hand wind. Very useable. Takes a 4 to 6 line and goes with any vintage cane rod. The reel is in excellent condition with a good click, IN THE ORIGINAL BOX. E. $35.00.  

56403. OLYMPIC - JAPAN. MODEL SC 1100RL SPIN CASTING REEL. Nicely made, SMALLEST SIZE, aluminum spin caster with a nice anodized silver finish. Convertible for Right or Left hand wind. Very useable. Takes light flourocarbon line and casts really will. The reel is in excellent condition with an on-off anti reverse and adjustable drag. Fish or collect, your call. From the 1970's. E. $15.00.

               56449. ORVIS. 3-1/2". PRESENTATION EXR IV FLY REEL. EXR RIM CONTROL MODEL. Made in Patagonia, Argentina. Machined heavy trout, light salmon, steelhead reel for 7/8 lines and up to 125 yards. Adjustable drag. Palming rim. Light and Heavy Drag Range. Reversible. Black anodized vented frame and vented spool. Comes in original soft suede reel case. Shows fairly light use with a bit of minor rim finish wear. E. $125.00  SOLD

56464. ORVIS. 3". BATTENKILL LARGE ARBOR #1 DISK DRAG. Excellent Machined aluminum, disc drag, large capacity, large arbor fly reel with ample room for up to an 6 weight line and 50 yards. Black Anodized finish and enclosed internal parts for lasting durability. Direct Drive Style Reel. Reversible Wind. Adjustable Disk Drag. Rim Control. Counter balanced vented spool. Full featured reel that has a super drag system. Unused in the factory Nylon case. Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL in a soft cloth drawstring pouch. M. $125.00
         56422.    ORVIS DXR ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.   3-3/8".      MODEL DXR 7/8. Top quality machined aluminum, disc drag reel with ample capacity for use as a bonefish reel or for salmon or steelhead. Takes a WF7/8 and 150/200 yards backing. Reversible. Adjustable drag PLUS Rim Control drag. Vented spool. All black, hard coat anodized, salt-proof spool and frame. Shows virtually no use. In original Orvis zippered case. Now set up right hand wind.       N/M. $185.00.

            56423.    ORVIS DXR ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.    3-7/8".     DXR 9/10 A/R FLY REEL.     Excellent machined aluminum, disc drag, take a pounding, big game fly reel with ample capacity for 9/10/11 line and up to 200 yds/WF11 line. Plenty of backing for heavy Salmon and Salt water. Corrosion proof finish. Anti-Reverse Model. Reversible wind. Adjustable Internal Disk Drag. Rim Control. Vented spool. Full featured Anti-reverse reel. Shows light use only. In a Neoprene reel case.      N/M. $195.00.   SOLD

            56424. ORVIS DXR ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. 4". DXR TARPON A/R FLY REEL. Top Quality, machined aluminum, disc drag, take a pounding, Anti-reverse, biggest game fly reel with ample capacity for 12/13 line and up to 400yds 30# backing. Plenty for heavy Salt water use, including giant Tarpon. Hard Coat, Corrosion proof finish. Reversible wind. Adjustable Disk Drag. Rim Control. Fully Vented spool. A full featured big game reel that has a super drag system. Comes in a Neoprene case. Shows almost no use. N/M. $215.00.

 56465.  ORVIS HYDROS LARGE ARBOR FLY REEL.  4-1/4". HYDROS V DISC DRAG. Excellent Machined aluminum, disc drag, Salt Water fly reel with ample capacity for 9 to 11 line and 200 plus yds. 30# Dacron backing. Black Anodized finish and enclosed internal parts for lasting durability. Direct Drive Loop Style Reel. Reversible Wind. Adjustable Disk Drag. Rim Control. Counter balanced vented spool. Full featured reel that has a super drag system. Virtually new, in the box with factory case.    N/M.   $240.00





              56292. PFLUEGER. 4-3/4". CAPTAIN.  WIRE LINE TROLLING REEL. Marked "Pflueger CAPTAIN Made in U.S.A." Has Line Guide and Thumb Brake. Dual Black Wood Handles. Loaded with stainless wire trolling line. Right hand wind only. Impressive display reel. or go catch a salmon or lake trout.     E. $40.00

56421. PFLUEGER - BULLDOG. 2-1/2". HAWKEYE FLY REEL. Crisply stamped original markings, (including Bulldog stamp) on the faceplate of this most elusive and extremely rare highest quality, Pflueger vom Hofe Peerless style, Nickel Silver and Hard Rubber trout fly reel. Made only in this 2-1/2" size but with either a 7/8" or 1-1/8" spool width. ca 1905 to 1930 -ish, this is the most practical wider of the two models with the number "80" stamped on reel foot. This fantastic Click-Check reel Will take a up to 3/4/5 weight fly line and ample backing. Sculptured counterbalanced handle with Ebonite knob. Handle protected by the recess machined in the face-plate. On-off click check drag is working perfectly. Shows less than normal use and remains in well cared for condition. Reversible, can be wound either way. Right now favors Left Hand use, but will reverse by wearing in to the reeling direction most used. This reel is the Holy Grail of all the great Pflueger Fly Reels from the pre-depression days of the last century. Great classic fly reel for everyday use and the most sought after of all the great, early Pfluegers. In a small Able nylno spool case, perfect protection for a reel just oozing charisma. E. $850.00.

    Scarce size, early Model 1554 lightweight, skeleton style Fly Reel. Stamped with the Bull Dog Logo. Black Enamel Frame and Silver Spool. On/off click check. Reversible. Machined Brass screwed reel foot. Shows only light finish wear and working just fine. Takes up to a 5/6 lor 7 ine and 50 yards backing. Nice collectible or everday user. The smallest of the two Sal-Trout reels and the one for trout use. E. $75.00.

                56443. SAGE MODEL 33500D LOOP FLY REEL.     4-3/8".    Top of the line and made in the U.S.A. The Sage/Lamson latest Loop Reel technology. About the same size as the Loop Reel Model 1.5, with a Rim Control drag. A new centershaft design and cam activated click drag are sexy stuff. The black finish frame and natural aluminum finish spool creates a handsome look. Sage 3000 Series Loops are some of the very best ever done in this style and this reel is proof of that. Loop reels have a large diameter spool that effectively creates a 2-1/2 to 1 pick-up ratio when compared to conventional designs, allowing for better "hot" fish control and a smoother drag feel. Top quality fit and finish on this machined gem. Takes up to a WF12 line and more than 200 yards backing. Virtually new, unused condition. Comes in the original Sage zippered soft leather reel case.                                                                            N/M. $425.00.

               56353. SEAMASTER - SPINNING REEL. Design & Development of the Seamaster Spinning Reel was underway by 1947. Designed and built by Bob McChristian (Captain Mack), the Seamaster is thought by most to be the highest quality spinning reel ever made. The reel was available in medium and heavy duty sizes. The heavy duty reel came with a larger cup and spool for more line capacity but incorporated the same body size. Available with either a full bail or manual bail. The anti-reverse lock was automatic and silent. The gear case was a hand fitted, sealed waterproof unit.All were a luxurious Gold Anodized color. The earliest models were manufactured with a large, oversized Red handle knob, while later models have a Black color knob. No accurate factory records were kept on numbers produced, but it is generally believed production was 200 to 250 reels. Undoubtedly, that is why this reel almost never comes up for sale. This is truly the Holy Grail of Spinning Reels. Mechanically, this early 1950's reel is 100% with signs of relatively light use. The reel foot anodizing on the top of the foot carries the only corrosion present as a result of reposing on a brass reel seat for decades. Still viable and functional, despite this defect. Comes with AN ORIGINAL EXTRA SPOOL in a heat warped plastic spool case and with the original drawstring leather bag with two seam tears. Comes with two  8 x10 photos of Capt. Mac and his lovely wife (who built all their fishing rods) posing with the reel and fish they'd caught.                                            VG+++       $3650.00 

            56309. SEAMASTER. 3-7/8". TARPON ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. The conical back second model preceding the "Mark" series. Fantastic Tarpon, Shark and Permit Reel. Left Hand Wind Only. Built-up frame. Sculptured Stainless Steel cross pillars. Gold frame and handle plate (engraved "Seamaster, Tarpon"). Black spool. This reel shows absolutely no use. Apparently was never used. It is in 100% mechanical and cosmetic condition and comes with the original soft black vinyl zippered reel case, in the original box with factory paperwork. A perfect collector's reel cosmetically, it is also an "As New", perfect fishing reel as designed, and is ready for years and years of hard use fishing service. Line Capacity is over 200 yards and a WF12 or 13 line. N/M. $1295.00.

             56254.     SEAMASTER.    3-7/8".     TARPON ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. The conical back second model preceding the ".Mark". series. Fantastic Tarpon, Shark and Permit Reel. Right Hand Wind Only. Built-up frame. Sculptured Stainless Steel cross pillars. Gold frame and handle plate (engraved ".Seamaster, Tarpon".). Black spool. This reel shows absolutely no use. Apparently was lined with backing and never used. It is in 100% mechanical and cosmetic condition and comes with the original soft black vinyl zippered reel case. A perfect collector's reel cosmetically, it is also an ".As New” perfect fishing reel as designed, and is ready for years and years of hard use fishing service. Line Capacity is over 200 yards and a WF12 or 13 line. M.     $1395.00

 56065.   SEAMASTER.    4".    S-HANDLE. ANTI-REVERSE  TARPON.      FIRST MODEL.   Right Hand Wind only. First Model. Built up frame with Stepped Stainless Steel cross pillars. All Gold color frame and spool. Made with the adjustable drag adjustment under the distinctive, chromed, SINGLE S-HANDLE (Factory Modified) fitted with black ebonite handle knob. This wheel is engraved "Seamaster, TARPON". This earliest model, 1950's reel shows relatively light actual fishing use. with some very minor finish wear and dings on the rims and conical back-plate, just enough to keep it out of the mint condition category and, of course, of no consequence to the reels performance capabilities. These original S-HANDLE Seamaster reels are legend and almost impossible to find these days. All set to go and working perfectly. Takes up to a WF12 line and 300 yards backing. Considered by many to be the finest big fish fly reel ever made. Fish with the original reel that became the legend or collect, you decide. Either way, a terrific investment reel. In a soft nylon case inside the original black vinyl reel case with missing zipper. Line Capacity is over 200 yards and a WF12 or 13 line.  E.   $1395.00
               56375.    SEAMASTER.     4".     S-HANDLE TARPON A/R.    Right Hand Wind only. First Model. Built up frame with Stepped Stainless Steel cross pillars. All Gold color frame and spool. Made with the adjustable drag adjustment under the distinctive, chromed, SINGLE S-HANDLE fitted with black ebonite handle knobs. This wheel is engraved -Seamaster, TARPON" This earliest model, 1950's reel shows relatively light actual fishing use. with some very minor finish wear on the rims and conical back-plate, just enough to keep it out of the Near-mint condition category and, of course, of no consequence to the reels performance capabilities. These original S-HANDLE Seamaster reels are legend and almost impossible to find these days. All set to go and working perfectly. Takes up to a WF12 line and 300 yards backing. Considered by many to be one of the finest big fish fly reels ever made. Fish with the original reel that became the legend or collect, you decide. Either way, a terrific investment reel. In a soft Crown Royal cloth bag.      E.      $1395.00.
56418. SEAMASTER. 3-1/4". MARK II DUAL MODE Salmon/Bonefish Reel. Right Hand Wind.Only Absolutely brand new, flawless, in original black vinyl zippered reel case. Works as both a direct drive reel on the retrieve and a free spool anti-reverse reel when the fish is taking line, thus providing the best features of both styles of reel. The perfect bonefish or salmon reel. Takes up to 300 yards and a WF9 line. Gold frame, black spool plate, dual knob counter-balanced S-shaped handle, with drag adjustment disc under the handle. This is the hottest, most avidly sought-after, most difficult to acquire reel in decades. Maybe the best ever made with patented dual mode feature. Original owner's name inscribed on drag wheel, part easily replaced at Seamaster on this cureent model/. Brand new, never used. Save yourself a long wait. M. $1950.00.

            56334.    SEAMASTER.      MARLIN MARK IV DUAL MODE FLY REEL. Latest build and ULTRA SCARCE SIZE Dual Mode Fly Reel. When the handle is turned forward during the fight, the reel goes into Direct Drive mode allowing excellent fish control. Release of the handle automatically switches the reel into Anti-reverse mode and avoids the busted knuckle syndrome. This reel allows the best of both reels and really helps to control big., wild fish. Right Hand Wind Only. Machined Frame. SEA BLUE color unique to this model reel from Seamaster This reel has been barely used and shows a minor finish scuff or two to leave it in the 98-99% ,Near Mint condition category. The original owner's name is engraved in the drag wheel. Comes in the original Vinyl, leather-like drawstring bag wrapped in the original tissue. Takes 500 yds and a #12 line. Considered one of the world's finest Salt Water Reels. We concur. Ready to fish.        N/M $2250.00

          56476. SHAKESPEARE TOURNAMENT MODEL 1740 FREE SPOOL BAIT CAST. Tournament Free Spool. Nickel Silver model FE. Hand built in 1951. Perhaps one of the finest commercial Tournament Action bait casting reels ever made. This very scarce model is perfect with light action 1/4 to 3/8 oz bamboo casting rods and for thread-line casting for distance. Jeweled bearing caps, backlash adjustable, on-off click, free spool activated by moving handle outward. Lightweight Aluminum spool with wood arbor, dual knob counterbalanced aluminum handle. Still one of the best reels you can use, works great for both fishing and tournament casting. In superb original condition and the handle will spin freely for a week :-).         N/M.     $250.00.

         56260. PREMIUM SHIMANO SPIN REEL. STRADIC 6000FG. Top of the line Shimano Medium Salt Water Spin Reel. Open faced medium duty Salt Water. One of Shimano's best reels and like all Shimano reels this is a solid performer. This reel has seen no use and comes in the original box with an extra spool and all paperwork. Compare at current $200 market price.    M.   $140.00   SOLD




            56435.    VOM HOFE - JULIUS.    2-3/16".    MIDGE FLY REEL.   Number 4 size, 2-3/16" diameter, Nickel over Brass/Hard Rubber Fly reel stamped with "JULIS VOM HOFE, MAKER, N.Y." on the face plate. On-off click knob on the hard rubber backplate, counterbalanced handle with shaped crossbar and Ebonite knob. Simple Click Action is very smooth and working beautifully. Favors Left Hand Wind, but can be used either way. Perfect for a #2 or 3 line.and any shorter fly rod. Excellent antique condition in a drawstring leather reel bag. Getting harder and harder to find.      E. $375.00.

          56358. VOM HOFE - EDWARD. MODEL 621 UNIVERSAL 6/0 OCEAN REEL. German Silver Free Spool Ocean Reel. Hard Rubber side plates are solid with no damage. Star Drag. Free Spool, front rim, throw-off lever. Click/drag, rear rim, throw-off lever. Lovely, substantial, TARPON sized ocean reel never equaled by any maker. May 20, 1902 patent date, NY markings. Offset, ventilated foot. Leather Thumb Pad w/Nickel Silver cage. Working perfectly. Only needs some serious hand polishing with a good Silver polish like MAAS and some TLC to bring to top display condition throughout. Classed V. Good only due years of Patina hiding this reels beauty, actually Excellent Plus otherwise and working perfectly. S/N X655. VG. $275.00


               56326. WEBER. 3-3/8". HENSHALL NO. 103 FLY REEL. Stamped "WEBER LIFELIKE FLY CO, STEVENS POINT, WIS." From the 1940's. Brass foot, aluminum handle knob. Made of molded Brown Bakelite in an enclosed and rounded shape. Two molded openings in the rim are each about 1/4 of the perimeter allowing the line to pass through and for the reel to used in either direction. Reversible, but now favors LEFT HAND wind from years of use that way. Made with a Fixed Click check. drag. Takes a 4/5/6 line and backing. Very different reel with lots of collectibility. Still quite functional. No cracks or chips.    E. $35.00   SOLD




56420. YOUNG - J.W. 3-1/2". LANDEX MODEL - WIDE SALMON FLY REEL. Very scarce and difficult to find, the smallest size, 3.5" Salmon reel. Free spool. Dual action, Direct Drive and Anti-reverse Fly Reel. The Most desirable, early model with gray finish and Square metal line guide. Large line and backing capacity and free spool anti-reverse feature make the Landex a much respected salmon reel. Takes 200 yds and up to a number 9 line. Working perfectly. In a zippered vinyl case. Very Lightly used and still in near mint condition. N/M. $265.00.






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