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R-180009. 3 7/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. E193 [1938.] 15 oz. Cap. WF-12 + 250 yd. Spool width 1 11/16 in.; Hard rubber side plates with rolled-over nickel-silver rims; Nickel-silver pillars & S-shaped handle; Black knob with counterbalance; Roller bars front & back; Nickel-silver reel spool with bronze center stem; Nickel-silver foot marked: “423 / 4/0 / E193” [Foot measures 3 1/8 in.]; 7-position drag adjustment on back plate; back-sliding click on face plate; Oil port marked: “Edw. vom Hofe / NY/ Pat. May 20.02” [Used from 1902-1947]. Tobin bronze bearings & hand-cut screws. Factory-engraved initials “H.F.B.” in red on back plate;. In black leatherette zippered case. [Cat. 2018.] R-180009 aeo. --- This is in exceptional condition for a 80+ year-old reel. The tail plate hard rubber has a few minor surface scratches; the face plate rubber is blemish free, but does have some sun-induced discoloration. The reel foot is full length and unaltered. The screw heads appear fine, but all show some use under magnification. The 7-position drag works well over its full range. A fine reel for fishing or display. Very Good-Near Fine. $2600
Title: 3 7/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. E193 [1938.] 15 oz. Cap. WF-12 + 250 yd.
Categories: FLY REELS MODERN & CLASSIC,
Condition: Very Good-Near Fine
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: R-180009
Keywords: Vom Hofe Reel, Double-handed Fly Reel,