3 7/8” SEAMASTER Custom Built for John Emery. RHW. This reel has the frame and cross pillars of the original “S-Handle” Seamaster, but it is a Direct Drive, with the Drag Knob in the center of the spool.

By: SEAMASTER

Price: $1,995.00

Quantity: 1 available


R 120369. 3 7/8” SEAMASTER Custom Built for John Emery. RHW. This reel has the frame and cross pillars of the original “S-Handle” Seamaster, but it is a Direct Drive, with the Drag Knob in the center of the spool. Drag knob is a small 5/8 in. diam. Chromed dial; Gold Anodized spool;; Gold back Frame; Screwed frame with 3 sculptured chrome cross-pillars; Black knob with bright counterbalance opposite. A very rare reel, and possibly one of a kind. A slightly different reel was built for Flip Pallott. In a zip leather case. 12-0369 adm. Some wear on rims, and light scratches on rear plate from years of honorable use. Foot has wear on edges. With 30 lb. orange Dacron backing. A unique and highly collectible item from the legendary John Emery, who many regarded as the best flats guide of the time. I met John Emery when I took Woody Sexton with me to the Florida Keys on my second trip in 1960. Very Good-Near Fine. [$2500] REDUCED $19950

Title: 3 7/8” SEAMASTER Custom Built for John Emery. RHW. This reel has the frame and cross pillars of the original “S-Handle” Seamaster, but it is a Direct Drive, with the Drag Knob in the center of the spool.

Author / Maker: SEAMASTER

Categories: collectibles, fishing & hunting, FLY REELS MODERN & CLASSIC,

Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: R 120369

Keywords: Fly Reel, John Emery Fly Reel, Salt Water Fly Reel, Fly Fishing,