3 7/8 EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. M311 [1920.] In EVH FACTORY BOX. 15 oz. Cap. WF-12 + 250 yd.

3 7/8 EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. M311 [1920.] In EVH FACTORY BOX. 15 oz. Cap. WF-12 + 250 yd.

By: VOM HOFE, EDWARD

Price: $2,450.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Near Fine


R 190183 3 7/8 EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. M311 [1920.] In EVH FACTORY BOX. 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 / M311” [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. July 14, 96” [Used from 1896-1941]. Tobin bronze bearings & hand-cut screws. Factory-engraved initials “M.A, F.” in red on front plate;. In rare Edward Vom Hofe box, 4 ¾ in. x 4 ¾ in. x 4 in; “Edward vom Hofe and Company / 423 /4-0” inside circle on both ends of box. [Cat. 2019.] R-190183 bqx. --- This is in exceptional condition for a 90+ year-old reel. The hard rubber has no chips, cracks, or hairlines; the hard rubber head and tail plates are both free from scratches, though very slightly faded. The reel foot is full length and unaltered. The screw heads appear fine, but a few show some use under magnification. The 7-position drag works well over its full range. A fine reel for fishing or display. This reel looks like it has never been fished. The Factory Box has some tape over the paper, but not affecting the writing on ether end. Near Fine. $2450

Title: 3 7/8 EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 4/0 Single Action. RHW. Serial No. M311 [1920.] In EVH FACTORY BOX. 15 oz. Cap. WF-12 + 250 yd.

Author / Maker: VOM HOFE, EDWARD

Categories: FLY REELS ANTIQUE & CHARACTER, FLY REELS MODERN & CLASSIC,

Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: R 190183

Keywords: Super Spey Vom Hofe,