3 5/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 3/0 Single Action. RHW. No Serial No. 11 1/4 oz. Cap. WF-10 + 250 yd.

3 5/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 3/0 Single Action. RHW. No Serial No. 11 1/4 oz. Cap. WF-10 + 250 yd.

By: VOM HOFE, EDWARD

Price: $2,550.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Fine-Very Fine


R 190185. 3 5/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 3/0 Single Action. RHW. No Serial No. 11 1/4 oz. Cap. WF-10 + 250 yd. Spool width 1 7/16 in.; Hard rubber side plates with rolled-over nickel-silver rims; Nickel-silver pillars & Nickel-silver S-shaped handle; Black knob with counterbalance; Roller bars front & back; Aluminum reel spool with bronze center stem; Aluminum foot marked: “423 / 3/0” [Foot measures 2 7/8 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. In strapped block leather case marked “3/0” with initials “G.V.S.” in gold. [Cat. 2019.] R-190185 ahm. --- This is in exceptional condition for a 90+ year-old reel. Based on the face plate side back-sliding click and the check, the reel probably dates from 1916-1928. The hard rubber plates are very bright and blemish-free; they do not have any chips, cracks, or hairlines. 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. The leather case is Very Fine with all stitching present. The reel is Fine-Very Fine. $2550

Title: 3 5/8” EDWARD VOM HOFE No. 423 RESTIGOUCHE 3/0 Single Action. RHW. No Serial No. 11 1/4 oz. Cap. WF-10 + 250 yd.

Author / Maker: VOM HOFE, EDWARD

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

Condition: Fine-Very Fine

Seller ID: R 190185.

Keywords: Exceptional EVH Spey Reel