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Reels and Spools

Orvis


Listed: 9/9/2014
R1249 Orvis 

Lord 1 model made for Orvis by Morner Fly Reel, Flen, Sweden. Multiplier 2.14:1. Fabricated from stainless steel and aluminum. Trout reel weighing 7 oz. having a 3 1/2 inch diameter. Orvis sold less than 1000 of these reels up until 1980. Includes owner's manual. Excellent condition.  Price Reduced.

 $350.00
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Montague


Listed: 9/9/2014
R1381 Montague 

Un-marked Montague fly reel.  Stamped 40 on the reel foot. The hard rubber side plates are in excellent condition. Loud click. Ivorine knob. The condition is very good with 2 exceptions.  There is some rim rub on the handle side and the foot on one side is scored. 

 $225.00
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Pflueger


Listed: 9/9/2014
R1380 Pflueger 

Pflueger fly reel marked 4 Brothers Delite model. The number 60 is stamped on the reel foot. The hard rubber side plates are in excellent condition. Loud click. Ebony knob. The condition is very good with some rim rubs and some pillar brassing.

 $295.00
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Hardy Bros.


Listed: 9/17/2014
R1317 Hardy Bros. 

Marquis Multiplier 8/9 fly reel. Diameter 3 5/8 inches. Weighing 6 oz. Line 8/9. LHW. Includes blue vinyl pouch and paperwork. Excellent condition.

 $325.00
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Bamboo Rods

Hardy Bros.


Listed: 9/17/2014
BF1229 Hardy Bros. 

7'2", 2/2 The Palakona weighing 3 oz. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip with down sliding aluminum hardware ring and reel holder hood over cork insert reel seat. Aluminum butt cap. Dark black thread wraps with light green trim. White agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules.  Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube.  Made in England. Mint un-fished with plastic on grip. This rod is priced less than today's Hardy prices.

 $1,750.00
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Thomas and Thomas


Listed: 9/9/2014
BF1297 Thomas and Thomas 

8' 2/2 Classic series Midge rod. Serial number 3733 crafted by Tom Dorsey on 2/23/1981. The rod weighs 4 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4, this impregnated rod with compound taper is medium dry fly action.  Translucent thread wraps with red tipping. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over walnut insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules with the T&T logo stamped on the female ferrule. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag and stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. The over all condition is excellent plus. There are two items that the new owner may wish to have addressed. There is a factory personalized inscription on 2 flats and some bluing wear on the sliding ring and butt cap.  In a recent conversation with Troy Jacques, T&T's rod builder, he said that he can remove the inscription and re-blue cap and ring for $120. We can provide Troy's contact information upon request.

 $2,495.00
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Heddon


Listed: 9/12/2014
BF1256 Heddon 

8'6", 3/2 Model 17 Black Beauty. Crafted between 1955 and 1956.  Weighing 4 1/2 oz. Line weight HDH or E (4/5). Half wells cork grip. Down-locking black plastic reel seat.  Black silk thread wraps.  Black gunmetal finish on nickel silver ferrules size 2F. Includes original labeled cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Mint un-fished with plastic on grip.  

 $650.00
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Listed: 9/11/2014
BF1286 Heddon 

9', 3/2 First era rod #35 made between 1928 and 1929. Serial number 2803.  Full wells cork grip measuring 5 1/2 inches and assembled from 1/8th inch cork rings. Nickel silver hold-tite reel seat.  Antique gold with black trim silk thread wraps. Agate stripper guide.  Nickel silver #2 ferrule. Includes original labeled cloth bag and original aluminum tube. The rod has been refinished and re-scripted. The cane is sound, there are many imperfections in the varnish which can probably be polished.

 $595.00
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Goodwin Granger / Wright and McGill


Listed: 9/11/2014
BF1285 Wright and McGill 

9'6", 3/2 Champion model GC9660.  The rod weighs 6.2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring nickel silver reel seat. The nickel silver ferrules are sizes 13 and 19.  Red silk wraps with black trim. Agatine stripper guide. Original cloth bag and labeled cardboard tube. The condition excellent.

 $650.00
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Phillipson


Listed: 9/16/2014
BF1299 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Premium  This was the top of the line Phillipson bamboo fishing rods. Weighing 3 3/4 oz.  Line weight HEH or #5. Perfect action, perfect balance, extreme sensitivity and tremendous power for every ounce of weight.  Hammer handle cork grip. Black anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 13.  Perfection chrome butt guide and stamped tip tops, stainless steel snake guides. Wrapped with pure black silk thread tipped with gold and black.  This rod was crafted in 1951 which was the fifth year Phillipson was in business.  "51" inscribed on the blank. Includes a Phillipson  cloth bag and Phillipson tube with a Powr Pakt label.  This rod is in virtually mint condition, having never even had a reel mounted on it.

 $1,450.00
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Pioneer Rod Company


Listed: 9/20/2014
BF208 Pioneer Rod Company 

7', 3/2 Pioneer rods were crafted and sold at Bob's Tackle, Denver, Colorado starting in 1979. Paul Hightower was the craftsman who built their rods. Paul was the machine shop forman at the Phillipson Rod Company from 1946 to 1972. The blanks were crafted on Fred DeBell's bamboo fabrication equipment.  The rod weighs 3.4 oz. on our digital scale.  It will cast a 3 line weight.  Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with walnut insert with aluminum hardware.  Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. The thread wraps are green with a white trim. Includes cloth bag and tube. The rod has never been fished.

 $750.00
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Graphite Rods

Thomas and Thomas


Listed: 9/9/2014
GF128 Thomas and Thomas 

Thomas & Thomas 8', Serial number 1164 crafted in 1986. Special Dry Fly line weight 4.5. Weighs 2.6 oz. Cigar cork grip with a button head.  Up-locking aluminum hardware over mortised walnut insert. Carbide stripping guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules with the T&T logo stamped on the female ferrule. Includes original bag and aluminum tube. The condition is excellent.

 $550.00
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Scientific Angler


Listed: 9/9/2014
GF131 Scientific Angler 

Scientific Angler 7'2" System 4 fly rod.  Line weight 4. Cigar cork grip. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. Spigot ferrule. The reason for the masking tape on the rod is to provide spacing for the guides which were removed for a reason unknown to us.   Includes original bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.

 $169.00
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Orvis


Listed: 9/9/2014
GF129 Orvis 

Orvis 8' Trout rod 1179. Weighing 2 1/4 oz. Line weight 6. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over cork insert reel seat.  Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition. Vintage rod.

 $350.00
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Fenwick


Listed: 9/9/2014
GF130 Fenwick 

Fenwick HMG 7'6" Model GFF755. Serial number N357615 The rod weighs 2 1/2 oz. Line weight 4 or 5. Half wells cork grip. Up-locking aluminum hardware over cork insert reel seat. Includes original labeled bag and labeled tube. Made in USA. The condition is excellent.

 $179.00
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Winston R. L.


Listed: 9/19/2014
GF132 R. L. Winston 

Winston Graphite 8'6", fact action #7 line weight, weighs 3 oz. Full wells cork grip. Down-locking walnut insert reel seat with aluminum hardware. Crafted mid 1980's. Green blank with green thread wraps. Includes replacement bag and original aluminum tube with missing cap. The rod is in excellent condition.

 $295.00
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