The back plate of size 6/0 reel.
Extremely rare Edward Vom Hofe Salmon reel model 413 size 6/0 Cascapedia German silver and hard rubber Handmade Single action with “Jan.23, 83” Patent marking.
2 ½’’ and 6’’ Hardy Perfect Alloy Wide Drum fly reels.
An extremely important and rare 4 ¼’’ Hardy Brass Faced Perfect fly reel with domed ivorine handle, pierced alloy cage, foot and bridge pillar, strapped rim tension screw with Turk’s head locking screw and early check mechanism, drum with 14 cusps and large and small perforations, central nickel silver retaining screw, faceplate stamped Rod in …
The back plate of size 4/0 reel.
Unique “Edward Vom Hofe, Fulton St., N.Y., Maker & Patentee Pat’d Sept. 2, 79” is marked on the drag ring and on bearing cover is marked “Pat. Jan. 23,83” of this 6/0 size model 423 Restigouche German silver and hard rubber handmade salmon reel. This 4 1/4” dia., 1 7/8” wide spool is an unusual …
The side view of three reels in sizes 2/0, 3/0 and 4/0. All are with 3 5/8 inch diameter.
A rare Hardy Fortuna Fly 4 ¼ ”saltwater fly reel, ventilated drum, duralumin construction with twin ebonite handles on shaped bronze cross-bar arm below a hexagonal tension nut , brass foot, Andreas patent anti-reverse drum, fixed check mechanism, backplate stamped make and model details ,light wear only from normal use and an early example. Circa …
The side view of size 2/0 reels.
The back side of size 6/0 reel.