56365. A & F MONOGRAM ULTRA_LITE SPIN REEL. MODEL 150 THREE.
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. $55.00
ABU-GARCIA. DELTA 5 FLY REEL. From the
comes this highly unusual reel design from Abu Garcia. The Delta 5 Fly Reel
has a unique triangle shape with 2-3/4" spool diameter to take up to a WF8
line and backing. Reversible Wind Left or Right Hand. Now right hand set-up.
This reel remains in near mint, unused condition and comes with the original
wind reversal internal part. Adjustable disc brake drag. Aluminum/ Stainless
construction. Serial #741000. Very scarce and unusual reel. Highly
collectible, of course, but 8- position drag makes it a very practical and
interesting reel to fish. COMES WITH AN ALMOST NEVER SEEN EXTRA SPOOL. N/M. $165.00.
56259. ABU CARDINAL 3 SPIN REEL - SWEDEN.
FIRST MODEL OPEN FACE SPIN REEL. S/N 811201.
Tan Finish. Full bail, Left
Hand retrieve only. Rear Adjustable drag. Brand New condition in the
original box with all factory includes: Extra Spool, spool arbors, reel
wrench and all original factory instructions. This full featured reel may
well be one of the most sought after spin reels ever made. I've never had
one in 100% NIB condition to offer before. What a prize! M. $295.00
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. $495.00
56215. BELLINGER CLASSIC REEL. 2.75". MODEL 275N FLY REEL.
Bellinger Aluminum trout reels are arguably some of the finest reels of
their type ever built. They are precision machined from aircraft aluminum
and feature a Nickel Silver oil cap, A natural highly polished aluminum
finish,, a ventilated spool, SOLID DELRIN (hard rubber look-alike) Side and
handle plate, an S-handle with Nickel Silver handle accents, Stainless
cross-pillars, an aluminum spool with a bronze center shaft to reduce
weight, and a weight reducing hole in the foot. It is set for left hand
retrieve, but is reversible for right or left hand wind. Weighs only 4.2
ounces to balance any 2 to 4 weight cane rod. The Fixed Click drag is very
smooth, responsive and so sweet sounding. Perfect for ANY high quality rod,
taking a 2 to 4 line Narrow 2/3 inch spool takes up to a WF4 and 50 yds. 12#
backing. Appears unused in the original box. These are among the absolute
finest vom Hofe influenced reels ever produced with a fit and finish
equivalent to the same looking and functioning reel that sells now for 3
times the price. M. $795.00.
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
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
56185. CHARLTON. 3.5". MODEL 8450C 7/8
FLY REEL. Serial # 8450-9659. ORIGINAL JACK CHARLTON REEL. Innovative convertible
reel provides you with a lot of alternatives from one exceptionally well
made reel. Narrow 3/4" spool width makes for fastest retrieve. You can use
three separate spools on the same frame, all different in arbor diameter to
cover 3/4, 5.6 and 7/8 line sizes and backing. Secure the two smaller spools
and you'll have everything covered with one reel. (Jim Williams at Just
Reels has SPOOLS AVAILABLE FOR CHARLTON REELS right now. Reel comes with
this largest spool, just perfect for bass, heavy trout and light salmon, and
Bonefish with up to a WF8 line and 150 yards. Excellent machine work,
exquisite Black, hard-coat type III finish, an outstanding drag with
full-off to full-on in a single turn of the control, fully ported Black
frame and vented spool. A 99.9% condition reel that is unused in the reel case, in the
box. One of the hardest to find sizes here and perhaps the finest fresh/ light
salt-water reel ever made. The reel is NOW LEFT-HAND WIND BUT IS EASILY
REVERSED, WE CAN DO IT FOR YOU. M.
56315. COXE - J. A. FREE SPOOL CORONET 25
BAIT CAST REEL. One of the best performing reels of the 1940's.
Made by Bronson/Coxe. Aluminum/Hard rubber construction. Free Spool.
Anti-backlash adjustment. Level wind. Spare level wind pawl inside reel.
Considered by many fishermen to be one of the finest old free-spool
casting reels you can buy. Aluminum spool for low inertia and better
performance. Free running action. Comes with the original fitted,
"J.A.Coxe" stamped, leather case. Show moderate use and remains in Very
Good overall condition and is working perfectly. A fitting companion to
ANY 1940's / 50's bamboo or glass Bait casting rod. Highest quality
1940's reel. VG. $55.00.
56249. SCI ANGLER - 3M. 3-3/4". SYSTEM TWO MODEL 9/10 EXTRA SPOOLS ONLY.
Solid Spool measures 3-3/4". diam x 1". inside width. Rim Control feature.
Capacity for a WF10 line and 150 yards of backing. Have up to three
available. All Barely used. PER EACH. N/M.
56288. BALLAN - SPARE 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".
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
56319. FENWICK - MACHINED ALUMINUM. 3-1/2". MODEL F68 FLY REEL.
Class quality machined aluminum fly reel. Machined from forged T6 aluminum.
All Black Color. Direct Drive. Reversible, but from Factory Right hand wind.
Adjustable drag. Takes up to a WF8 and 125 yds. Very high quality machined
reel is perfect for any hard use purpose. Barely used in original Neoprene
reel case. This is one truly great reel from 1980's Fenwick with quality
found only in today's $600 reels. N/M. $200.00.
56336. FIN-NOR. 3-3/4". MODEL #3 A/R TARPON REEL.
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.
FIN NOR 3-5/8" MODEL NO.
4 DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL.
VERY SCARCE SIZE
Second generation with conical back-plate engraved
"Since 1933". RIGHT Hand Wind only. Adjustable disk drag. Gold finish.
Counterbalanced spool. Wider spool width holds up to 450 yards plus a
WF14 line. The perfect Big Permit, Tarpon, Shark & Blue Water reel.
Comes in the original black vinyl reel case in the red factory box with
paperwork. Reel shows only light use but has some minor finish wear on
the back-plate. The fish won't care. Working perfectly. Hard model to
E. Price: $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.
FIN-NOR. 4.0". WEDDING CAKE #3 TARPON
Direct Drive Fly Reel. Fin-Nor's 1st generation fly reel. Serial
Number A-99. 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 Black
Vinyl reel case with the factory stamp. N/M. $1495.00.
56189. FIN-NOR. 4.0". WEDDING CAKE #3 TARPON REEL.
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.
56337. HENDRYX ?? UNMARKED. 1-3/8". STAMPED BRASS
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.
56340. HENDRYX ?? UNMARKED. 2-5/8". STAMPED BRASS
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.
56351. HARDY. 3-3/8". ZENITH LIGHTWEIGHT SERIES 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. One-screw Nickel
Silver line guide. As New in the original Hardy soft reel case. Fantastic bass,
salmon, or steelhead reel. M. $395.00
56308. HARDY. 3". CASCAPEDIA MARK III 2/3/4 FLY REEL.
newest, Wide spool Model patterned after the vom Hofe style reels.
Reversible wind. Adjustable internal click check drag. Classic styling with
modern internals for flawless performance. Unused. Mechanically, the reel is
a solid performer with a good drag adjustment from light to "heavy enough"
capability. The definitive Trout reel for use with any fine fly rod. 6 oz.
scale weight will balance any 7 foot & up bamboo rod and any 8-1/2' and up
graphite. Takes up to a DT4 and 50 yards backing. Fantastic fishing reel in
the original Hardy soft Neoprene case. in the original box with
instructions. As new. M. $325.00.
56354. HARDY. 3-1/4". MARQUIS 6 FLY REEL.
quality machined aluminum, lightweight reel. Adjustable Drag. Reversible. One screw
N/S line guide and N/S internals. Both Rim Control and Internal Adjustable Drag. COMES
WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL. Perfect for a 5 or 6 line and backing. Comes in original Hardy
zippered soft case. MADE IN ENGLAND. E. $235.00
56302. HARDY. 3-3/8". ST. GEORGE FLY REEL.
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.
56311. HARDY. 3-5/8". ANGEL 7/8 FLY REEL. S/N A15040.
of Hardy's finest modern fly reels. This is the original model MADE IN
ENGLAND by Hardy and now super-ceded by the less expensive Angel/2 made
elsewhere. Designed for Switch, Spey and standard Salt water use with a fast
retrieve spool to hold 200 yds and a WF7 line. Roulon Disc drag. Easy to use
drag knob. Reversible. Unused in the original Hardy neoprene reel case.
Comes WITH AN unused RIO VERSA-TIP FLY LINE with four interchangeable line
tips from floating to sinking heads. M. $450.00.
56342. WOODEN NOTTINGHAM STYLE REEL. 2-1/2".
ENGLISH MADE 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
56208. HEDDON BIG GAME REEL. MODEL 400 DOMINATOR. Scarce, 1970's Heddon FREE
SPOOL LEVER DRAG, BIG GAME reel model. Made in Japan when Heddon was owned by Victor
Comptometer Corp. Has the same fishing features found in the PENN INTERNATIONAL REELS
and is a fairly close copy Very high build quality and as rare as they come. Features
hard coat gold anodized finish, resettable lever drag control, strike alarm., power
handle, all the big game bells and whistles. The reel shows little use, remains in
excellent plus original condition, and functions 100%. Smooth, free running reel. A
very desirable, high quality, rare Heddon reel in superb original condition. E.
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.
56387. LAMSON. 3-3/4". MODEL 3.5 FLY REEL.
Water/ Salmon / Steelhead Workhorse Fly Reel. Machined aluminum, heavy duty,
mid-weight reel with capacity for up to a WF9 line and 200 yards backing. Excellent
salmon, steelhead, bonefish, snook, permit, striper and baby tarpon reel with good,
strong, Caliper disk drag. Reversible wind. Rim control feature too. Ventilated,
counterbalanced spool and all Black finish make a very nice package. Comes WITH AN
EXTRA SPOOL. Shows very light use. E. $225.00.
56114. LAMSON. 4.0". LITESPEED MODEL LS-3.5 FLY REEL.
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.
56346. MALLOCH'S PATENT SIDE CASTER. 4". MACHINED BRASS TURNTABLE SPIN REEL. ONE OF
THE EARLIEST EXAMPLES OF THE CONCEPT OF SPIN CASTING. 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
a nice patina. E. $295.00
56325. MEISSELBACH - A.F. & BRO. 3-1/4".
REEL MODEL NO. 627 TROUT. VERY EARLY, dated 1924, Single action fly reel.
"Newark.& Bro." markings. Brass rather than Nickel foot, Celluloid Handle Knob. Reel
finish has turned to a very lovely, even gray patina, and shows routine finish wear as
expected on a nearly 90 year old reel. The reel works perfectly and will take a 4 or 5
fly line and some backing. Fixed click check drag works fine and strongly favors right
hand wind after years of use that way. Features the very early Hardy Uniqua style,
half moon spool latch. Great little VINTAGE trout reel. VG.
56371. ORVIS. 2-13/16"
CFO I BAR STOCK DISK DRAG FLY REEL.
Reversible Wind. Machined from Bar Stock. Machined brass internals with a
sophisticated Disk Drag. Adjustable Drag. Rim Control. Lovely Bronze Finish. In
original nylon/leather zippered case BARELY used and still in near new condition.
Perfect 2/3/4 line trout reel with an amazing drag. N/M.
56364. ORVIS SPIN REEL. MODEL 50A ULTRA-LITE.
Ultra scarce little ultralight spin
reel made in Italy for Orvis. This reel and the Alcedo Micron are the two most
desirable spin reels from the 60's. This one functions perfectly with minimal finish
wear and use. Left hand folding crank. Full Bail model. Comes with an extra spool and
in a zippered suede spin reel case.
56377. ORVIS. 3-3/4".
SSS 9/10 ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.
Machined heavy duty reel for 9/10 lines and 200-300 yards backing. Adjustable Disk
Drag. Left hand wind only. Black anodized vented frame and vented spool with dual
counterbalanced handle. Comes in a zippered suede case. Lightly used. Top quality,
lightweight salt water reel. E. $195.00.
56209. PENN BIG GAME REEL. PENN 30 INTERNATIONAL.
Penn's finest. FREE SPOOL LEVER DRAG, BIG GAME reel model. Exceptional longevity and
build quality and ready to take on large fish. for many years. Features hard coat gold
anodized finish, resettable lever drag control, strike alarm., power handle, all the
big game bells and whistles. The reel shows little use, remains in near mint original
condition, and functions 100%. Smooth, free running reel. A very desirable, best
quality, Penn at a bargain price. N/M $295.00.
56250. PENN. MODEL 6500SS LARGE SPIN REEL.
Penn Spinfisher. Made in
U.S.A. Open Face Skirted Spool Spin Reel. 4 to 1 retrieve ratio. Ball
Bearings. Graphite Frame and Metal Spool. Full Bail. Teflon Drag.
Convertible Crank for left/right handed casting. Folding Gold color handle.
Black finish. Gold Spool. Takes 400 yds. 30# line. Perfect Salt Water, heavy
fresh water reel. E.. $70.00
56251. PENN. MODEL4400SS MEDIUM SPIN REEL. Penn Spinfisher. Made in
U.S.A. Open Face Skirted Spool Spin Reel. 5 to 1 retrieve ratio. Ball
Bearings. Graphite Frame and Metal Spool. Full Bail. Teflon Drag.
Convertible Crank for left/right handed casting. Folding Gold color handle.
Black finish. Gold Spool. Takes 300 yds 12# line. Barely used. HAVE TWO
AVAILABLE. PRICE PER EACH. E. $50.00
56367. PFLUEGER. 3-1/4". GEM No. 2094 FLY REEL. Same size and configuration
reel as the famed model 1494 minus the adjustable drag. Early, American made Pflueger
Gem with a square stainless steel line guide, nickel silver spool retaining screw and
a fixed click check drag. Early machined reel foot, stamped "F", screwed to cross
pillars. Right hand wind only. Black enameled finish with 85% of finish remaining.
Excellent drag tension. This reel since it has plenty of service left in it. Very
collectible reel. Great little & very scarce classic reel for a 4 or 5 line. VG. $50.00
PFLUEGER. 4". MODEL 1498 MEDALIST FLY REEL.
Made in Akron, OHIO
USA. Diamolite line guide. Reversible. Adjustable drag. This reel was Pflueger's
largest capacity reel holding up to 200 yards and a WF12 fly line. This very large
capacity and a good drag make this model the nearly perfect moderately priced salmon
and salt water reel. Shows normal fishing finish wear. Works perfectly.
56292. PFLUEGER. 4-3/4". CAPTAIN. WIRE LINE TROLLING REEL. Marked
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.
56332. PFLUEGER. 4". MODEL 1498
FLY REEL. Made in Akron, OH, USA circa the 1950's. with a Phillips screwed reel
foot. Reversible. Adjustable drag. This reel was Pflueger's largest capacity reel
holding up to 250 yards and a WF12 fly line. This very large capacity, a double
re-inforced backplate and a good working drag make this model the nearly perfect
inexpensively priced salmon and salt water reel. Shows some finish wear. Works
perfectly. Now set-up right hand wind. COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL. VG.
56112. ROSS. 3.70". MOMENTUM 4 FLY REEL.
Made with pride in the USA
in Montrose, CO, this 7 to 9 weight reel is a truly bullet-proof workhorse
reel. Designed for Freshwater, Warm water and Salt Water use, this mid-arbor
reel has ample capacity for a WF7/200 yds up to a WF9 line and 150
yds/backing. Easily reversible, now set-up left-hand wind. We can change it
for you, if you wish, just ask. Comes in the original neoprene reel case and
factory box Appears unused. Compare at $445.00 new. M.
56353. SEAMASTER - SPINNING REEL.
& 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 original 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+++ $4450.00
56254. SEAMASTER. 3-7/8". TARPON ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.
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. $1700.00
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.
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.
56309. SEAMASTER. 3-7/8". TARPON ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.
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. M. $1700.00.
4-1/2". MARK IV MARLIN DIRECT DRIVE. ULTRA SCARCE SIZE
Direct Drive Fly Reel. Right Hand Wind Only.
Stainless steel cross pillars, gold frame, black spool. The original Mark IV
Direct Drive Big Game Fly reel. This reel has been used and shows a few
scratches and minor dings with former owner's name scratched into the bottom
of the reel foot, but nothing serious. Comes in the box with original papres
and in the original black zippered vinyl case. Takes 500 yds and a #12 to 14 line.
Incredible reel for world record work. Ready to fish.
56334. SEAMASTER. MARLIN MARK IV DUAL MODE FLY REEL.
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
56056. SEAMASTER. 4-1/2". MARK IV MARLIN DIRECT DRIVE. ULTRA
SCARCE SIZE Direct Drive Fly Reel. Right Hand Wind
Only. Stainless steel cross pillars, gold frame, black spool. The original
Mark IV Direct Drive Big Game Fly reel. This reel has been used and shows a
few scratches and minor dings former owner's name scratched into the bottom
of the reel foot, but nothing serious. Comes in the box with original papers
and in the original black zippered vinyl case. Takes 500 yds and a #12 to 14
Incredible reel for world record work. Ready to fish. E.
56376. J. S. SHARPE - SCOTLAND.
3-3/4". THE GORDON SALMON FLY
REEL. Sharpe’s of Aberdeen The Gordon
Salmon Fly Reel , This rugged reel is made of cast aluminum, fitted with a reversible
fixed click drag, bronze center bearing and lots of line capacity at 200 yards and a
WF8/9 line. Very simple and functional everyday fishing reel. VG. $95.00.
56260. PREMIUM SHIMANO SPIN REEL. STRADIC 6000FG.
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.
VAN STAAL SPIN REEL. MODEL VS250S. Only the finest
spinning reel money can buy. Precision machined from aerospace-grade aluminum.
anodizing. Unparalleled strength thanks to lavish
use of stainless, aluminum and titanium. Zero backlash infinite anti-reverse. Sealed
watertight gear case. Black Finish. Left hand Crank for right handed casting. Manual
Bail. Folding Handle. Light weight. This size is right for heavy fresh or medium
salt water use. Virtually unused in the original drawstring bag.