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Image for 4 1/4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG]  “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard.  RHW.  Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Adjustable Dual Check  Mechanism; Ball-bearing Race; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally.  13 ¾ oz. Cap. #10/11/12 Spey + backing. 1930'S.

4 1/4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Adjustable Dual Check Mechanism; Ball-bearing Race; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 13 ¾ oz. Cap. #10/11/12 Spey + backing. 1930'S.

By: ALLCOCKS [J W YOUNG]

Price: $525.00

Seller ID: R 150186

Condition: Fine.


R 150186. 4 1/4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Adjustable Dual Check Mechanism; Ball-bearing Race; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 13 ¾ oz. Cap. #10/11/12 Spey + backing. This is the Pattern No. 10B Salmon & Trout Reel illustrated on pp. 76-77 of Elwyn A. Atwood: J.W. YOUNG and SONS. A Century of the Art of Fishing Reel Making. [2009]. This reel was made in the 1930’s. This handle-plate reel was similar to the Hardy Perfect, but incorporated a screw on t... View more info

Image for 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG]  “ SALMON AND TROUT” REEL. No Line Guard.  RHW.  Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Single non-adjustable Check  Mechanism; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 10 ¾ oz. Cap. 8/9/10 Spey plus backing.

4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “ SALMON AND TROUT” REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Single non-adjustable Check Mechanism; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 10 ¾ oz. Cap. 8/9/10 Spey plus backing.

By: ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG]

Price: $275.00

Seller ID: R 150187

Condition: Fine.


R 150187. 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “ SALMON AND TROUT” REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws [3 1/4"]; Single non-adjustable Check Mechanism; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 10 ¾ oz. Cap. 8/9/10 Spey plus backing. This is the Pattern No. 1C Salmon & Trout Reel illustrated on page 66 of Elwyn A. Atwood: J.W. YOUNG and SONS. A Century of the Art of Fishing Reel Making. [2009]. This reel was introduced in 1939. In original Black enamel finish. [Cat. 71.] 15-0187 jov. - Retains over 98% of original black finish; some f... View more info

Image for 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG]  “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard.  RHW.  Long [3 1/4 “] smooth brass foot; 12 oz. Cap. #8/9/10 Spey + backing. In Neoprene pouch.

4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long [3 1/4 “] smooth brass foot; 12 oz. Cap. #8/9/10 Spey + backing. In Neoprene pouch.

By: ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG]

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: R 170232

Condition: Very Good


R 170232. 4” ALLCOCKS [JW YOUNG] “PERFECT-TYPE” SALMON REEL. No Line Guard. RHW. Long [3 1/4 “] smooth brass foot fastened with 3 screws-; must be cut down for modern seats; Adjustable Dual Check Mechanism; Ball-bearing Race; White Xylonite Knob; Totally unmarked on frame or internally. 12 oz. Cap. #8/9/10 Spey + backing. In Neoprene pouch. [Cat. 2017] 17-0232 irx. –This reel really screams with the outgoing drag. Every fisherman on the river will know when you have a fish on. This is the Pattern No. 10B Salmon & Trout Reel illustrated on pp. 76-77 of Elwyn A. Atwood: J.W. YOU... View more info

Image for 4 1/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass & Ebonite Plate Wind; N/S rolled rims; RH/LH;  Long smooth brass foot 3 5/8 in. No operational check. 17 oz.

4 1/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass & Ebonite Plate Wind; N/S rolled rims; RH/LH; Long smooth brass foot 3 5/8 in. No operational check. 17 oz.

By: ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC.

Price: $95.00

Seller ID: R 190039

Condition: Good


R 190039. 4 1/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass & Ebonite Plate Wind; N/S rolled rims; RH/LH; Long smooth brass foot 3 5/8 in.; Marked on face plate “A & N. C.S.L./ 105 Victoria St. S.L” 17 oz. 1 3/8 in. spool width; Dark horn knob. [Cat. 2019.] R 190039 o – Handsome reel from the early 1900’s. Unpolished bronze faceplate with about 80% original finish; No operational check; Ebonite back plate with mild marks & scratches; Fine display piece. In Crown Royal Bag. With noted fault, Good. $95 View more info

Image for R 190040. 3 3/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind;  RH/LH;  Long smooth brass foot 3 3/8 in.; Fixed Check; 19 oz.

R 190040. 3 3/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind; RH/LH; Long smooth brass foot 3 3/8 in.; Fixed Check; 19 oz.

By: ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: R 190040

Condition: Very Giood


R 190040. 3 3/4“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind; RH/LH; Long smooth brass foot 3 3/8 in.; One end of foot has been cut down; Marked on face plate “A & N. C.S.L./ 105 Victoria St. S.L. / 2” 19 oz. 1 3/8 in. spool width; Dark horn knob. [Cat. 2019.] R 190040 o – Handsome reel from the early 1900’s. Polished & lacquered brass; Fixed check; Fine display piece. In Crown Royal Bag. Very Good. $125 View more info

Image for  3 1/8“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind;  RH/LH;  Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in. 13 oz. Fixed Check.

3 1/8“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind; RH/LH; Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in. 13 oz. Fixed Check.

By: ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC.

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: R 190041

Condition: Very Good


R 190041. 3 1/8“ ARMY & NAVY CO-OP SOC. LTD. Brass Plate Wind; RH/LH; Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in.; Marked on end of foot: “3 ¼”; Marked on face plate “A & N. C.S.L./ Makers/ 105 Victoria St. Westminister” 13 oz. 1 1/4 in. spool width; Ivorine knob. [Cat. 2019.] R 190041 o – Handsome reel from the early 1900’s. Gurnmetal finished brass; Faceplate has been polished. Fixed check, slightly rough in places. Fine display piece. In cloth bag. Very Good / Near Fine. $125 View more info

Image for 4” DINGLEY “PERFECT-TYPE” Salmon Reel; RHW; Solid frame with plate handle; Fat Erinoid knob; Free-Floating Ball-bearing thrust; Dual spring & pawl Adj. check with  Tension regulator; Spool retaining screw;  long smooth brass foot [3”] cut down for modern seats];  14 1/4 oz.; Circa 1920- 30’s.

4” DINGLEY “PERFECT-TYPE” Salmon Reel; RHW; Solid frame with plate handle; Fat Erinoid knob; Free-Floating Ball-bearing thrust; Dual spring & pawl Adj. check with Tension regulator; Spool retaining screw; long smooth brass foot [3”] cut down for modern seats]; 14 1/4 oz.; Circa 1920- 30’s.

By: DINGLEY

Price: $495.00

Seller ID: R 150188

Condition: Very Good


R 150188. 4” DINGLEY “PERFECT-TYPE” Salmon Reel; RHW; Marked “J.S. Walker Bampton & Co. / Makers” on face plate; Solid frame with plate handle; Fat Erinoid knob; Free-Floating Ball-bearing thrust; Dual spring & pawl Adj. check with Tension regulator; Spool retaining screw; Marked on inside frame & face plate “1”; long smooth brass foot [3”] stamped “1” cut down for modern seats]; foot fastened with 4 screws; 14 1/4 oz.; Uniformly worn gunmetal finish. The Erinoid knob which has crazed to a dull grey dates the reel to 1920- 30’s. [Cat. 71.] 15-0188 ilt. –A fine Spe... View more info

Image for  4” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS BRONZED PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1910]  16 ½ oz.  With “Enclosed Oval Logo” & “Rod in Hand” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 3 ¾ in. smooth Brass Foot;   in HARDY Brown Cardboard Box with Metal Edges.

4” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS BRONZED PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1910] 16 ½ oz. With “Enclosed Oval Logo” & “Rod in Hand” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 3 ¾ in. smooth Brass Foot; in HARDY Brown Cardboard Box with Metal Edges.

By: HARDY

Price: $375.00

Seller ID: R 180253

Condition: Good-Very Good


R 180253 4” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS BRONZED PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1910] 16 ½ oz. 1 3/8” spool width; With “Enclosed Oval Logo” & “Rod in Hand” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 3 ¾ in. smooth Brass Foot; in HARDY Brown Cardboard Box with Metal Edges. . [Cat. 2018.] R-180253 con-pa. –This reel was made for Hardy in Birmingham, the center of brass manufacture in Great Britain. HARDY offered reel stamped with their name starting in the 1880’s. HARDY did not make their own reels until 1891, when they introduced the PERFECT. This reel had about 80% bronze finish on the fa... View more info

Image for 2 1/2” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1921]  6 1/4 oz. 3/4 in. spool width; With “Enclosed Oval Logo” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 2 5/8 in. smooth Brass Foot;   in Leather Reel Case marked “Lady Brassey/ 3”

2 1/2” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1921] 6 1/4 oz. 3/4 in. spool width; With “Enclosed Oval Logo” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 2 5/8 in. smooth Brass Foot; in Leather Reel Case marked “Lady Brassey/ 3”

By: HARDY

Price: $550.00

Seller ID: R 180254

Condition: Very Good


R 180254 2 1/2” HARDY BIRMINGHAM BRASS PLATEWIND [Circa 1880-1921] 6 1/4 oz. 3/4 in. spool width; With “Enclosed Oval Logo” Trademark; Fixed Check; Ebonite knob; 2 5/8 in. smooth Brass Foot; in Leather Reel Case marked “Lady Brassey/ 3” [Cat. 2018.] R-180254 con-pa. –This Hardy reel is an attractive memento of a bygone era. The reel is completely fishable with a WF-3/4 line. It has a foot compatible with most reel seats, & a nice light check. The screw heads on the back plate show some wear; foot full length & untrimmed; frame shows some wear; brass finish uniform. This Hardy B... View more info

Image for 3 3/8” HARDY ST. GEORGE MULTIPLIER. RHW. Agate LG. 3-screw latch; 2:1 Multiplier with spiral-cut gears; 2 3/8 in. ribbed brass foot; 9.2 oz. One of 109 made between 1934 and 1939.

3 3/8” HARDY ST. GEORGE MULTIPLIER. RHW. Agate LG. 3-screw latch; 2:1 Multiplier with spiral-cut gears; 2 3/8 in. ribbed brass foot; 9.2 oz. One of 109 made between 1934 and 1939.

By: HARDY

Price: $1,750.00

Seller ID: R 190042

Condition: Very Good


R 190042. 3 3/8” HARDY ST. GEORGE MULTIPLIER. RHW. Agate LG. 3-screw latch; 2:1 Multiplier with spiral-cut gears; 2 3/8 in. ribbed brass foot; 9.2 oz. Marked on face plate: “Made by/ Hardy Bros. Ltd./ Alnwick, England” / “Size / 3 3/8”/ “Pat. No. 24245.” Tapered Ebonite handle in the style of the Hardy Barton. Marked with reel maker’s initials: “D.W.” .Leaded gunmetal finish. 9 oz. Cap. DT-6 + 50 yd. Made with the lower gear housing introduced in 1934. In sheepskin zip case. [Cat. 2019.] R 190042 amv- The St. George Multiplier was produced from 1927 to 1939. It allowed a ... View more info

Image for 2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob.

2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob.

By: ORVIS

Price: $435.00

Seller ID: R 050241

Condition: Good-Very Good.


2 7/8“ ORVIS 1874 Patent. 2nd Model Riveted frame with stamped end camp. Marked “C.F. Orvis Maker. Manchester Vt./ Patented /May 12th/ 1874 ” on back cap; Nickeled brass; detach. winding crank with wooded knob. Rear cap lacks most of its plating; foot filed; click inoperative. Frame straight & free-turning; plating very good except cap & foot. 05-0241 grx Good-Very Good. View more info

Image for 2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940.

2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940.

By: PFLUEGER

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 170736

Condition: Good.


R 170736. 2 3/4” PFLUEGER PROGRESS 1183 Raised Pillar. 60 yd. Satin gun metal finish. Wood Knob. Circa 1916-1940. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0036 q. –A stalwart of Pflueger reel making. Retains most of it gun metal finish. Center screw has been replaced with a washer and screw. With salt & pepper enameled line on spool. Click weak. Good. $75 View more info

Image for 1 5/8” [SILAS TERRY] Crank-Handled Brass Trout Reel. [Circa 1871-1893] 2 5/8 oz.  1 1/16 in. spool width; With Silas Terry patent clearly marked on foot: “Pat. Nov. 14, 1871.” Wooden knob; 2 3/4 in. smooth brass foot; Check not working.

1 5/8” [SILAS TERRY] Crank-Handled Brass Trout Reel. [Circa 1871-1893] 2 5/8 oz. 1 1/16 in. spool width; With Silas Terry patent clearly marked on foot: “Pat. Nov. 14, 1871.” Wooden knob; 2 3/4 in. smooth brass foot; Check not working.

By: TERRY

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: R 180256

Condition: Good


R 180256 1 5/8” [SILAS TERRY] Crank-Handled Brass Trout Reel. [Circa 1871-1893] 2 5/8 oz. 1 1/16 in. spool width; With Silas Terry patent clearly marked on foot: “Pat. Nov. 14, 1871.” Wooden knob; 2 3/4 in. smooth brass foot; Check not working. . [Cat. 2018.] R-180256 con-pa. – Silas Terry made reels from 1871 to 1893. This reel had holes punched in either end of the foot. The foot is slightly bent. The check is not functional. Good. $150 View more info

Image for  2 1/2“UNKNOWN Brass Plate Wind with Prize Inscription dated 1893;  RH/LH;  Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in. cut down on edges; Fixed check; Marked on face plate “D.A.C./ PRIZE / J.E. MACHAN / 1893.”  7.5 oz.

2 1/2“UNKNOWN Brass Plate Wind with Prize Inscription dated 1893; RH/LH; Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in. cut down on edges; Fixed check; Marked on face plate “D.A.C./ PRIZE / J.E. MACHAN / 1893.” 7.5 oz.

By: UNKNOWN

Price: $135.00

Seller ID: R 190044

Condition: Very Good


R 190044. 2 1/2“UNKNOWN Brass Plate Wind with Prize Inscription dated 1893; RH/LH; Smooth brass foot 2 5/8 in. cut down on edges; Fixed check; Marked on face plate “D.A.C./ PRIZE / J.E. MACHAN / 1893.” 7.5 oz. 13/16 in. spool width; Ivorine bone knob. [Cat. 2019.] R 190044 mt –This School Prize reel was made in 1893.The original bronzed finish has been mostly removed from the face plate to show the prize inscription; about 70% finish on rest of reel. Click check is good in both directions. With old tan checked line. This reel would fish well with a WF3 or 4 line. Cloth Bag. Very Go... View more info

Image for 1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; Circa 1860-1890.

1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; Circa 1860-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 130200

Condition: Good-Very Good.


1 1/2” UNMARKED Brass Crank-handle reel. 7/8 in. pillars; No Check; White Bone knob on curved crank handle; All brass rivets in construction except for brass screw holding crank handle. Circa 1860-1890. 13-0200 o. – Typical of many reels of the period. Fine patina on the brass; foot is all original & full length. Spool shaft is worn in the bushings. Good-Very Good. [$95] SALE $75 View more info

Image for 1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890.

1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $140.00

Seller ID: R 130198

Condition: Very Good-Fine.


1 9/16” UNMARKED Brass Stop-latch reel. 1 1/4 in. pillars; No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; Marked “15” on foot & “0” on foot base; brass screws; with olive & black braided line. Circa 1850-1890. 13-0198 oz. –Stop-latch reels have been around since 1760; this one was made about 100 years later. The Stop-latch is a moveable pin which can engage the handles so no line can be taken out [or in.] The foot of this reel has been dressed down to fit a reel seat. Otherwise, the reel is unmarked and original. Very Good-Fine. [$175] SALE $140 View more info

Image for 1  13/16” UNMARKED  Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8  in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on crank handle;  Marked “6” on foot.  Circa  1870-1890.

1 13/16” UNMARKED Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8 in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; Marked “6” on foot. Circa 1870-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 130199

Condition: Very Good.


1 13/16” UNMARKED Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8 in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on crank handle; All brass rivets in construction. Marked “6” on bottom of foot. Circa 1870-1890. 13-0199 o. –This reel is typical of many small reels of the late 19th Century. The lines were smaller, and silk fly lines were just coming in. Excellent patina on the brass; foot has been lightly dressed to fit into a reel seat; foot is full length & relatively straight. Very Good. [$95] SALE $75 View more info

Image for 1  13/16” UNMARKED  Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8  in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on S-shaped counterbalanced crank handle; Marked “6” on foot.  Circa  1870-1890.

1 13/16” UNMARKED Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8 in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on S-shaped counterbalanced crank handle; Marked “6” on foot. Circa 1870-1890.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: R 130202

Condition: Good.


1 13/16” UNMARKED Brass Raised Pillar Reel No. 6. 7/8 in. pillars. No Check; Wood knob on S-shaped counterbalanced crank handle; All brass rivets in construction except from brass screw on crank handle. Marked “6” on bottom of foot. Two holes drilled on ends of foot to secure reel to rod. Circa 1870-1890. 13-0202 qt.. –This reel is typical of many small reels of the late 19th Century. Heavy patina & some corrosion on the brass; foot is full length & straight. Good. [$95] SALE $75 View more info

Image for 2“ UNMARKED Curved crank-handle brass; Ivory  knob;  Fixed click. Circa 1880’s.

2“ UNMARKED Curved crank-handle brass; Ivory knob; Fixed click. Circa 1880’s.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: R 040730

Condition: Very Good.


2“ UNMARKED Curved crank-handle brass; Ivory knob; brass screws; Fixed click. Circa 1880’s. 04-0730mz. Very Good. [$145] SALE $120 View more info

Image for 2 1/8“ UNMARKED Brass Multiplier with curved crank-handle;  1 1/4 in. pillars; Fixed Check;  Ivory bone  knob; Circa 1850-1880’s.

2 1/8“ UNMARKED Brass Multiplier with curved crank-handle; 1 1/4 in. pillars; Fixed Check; Ivory bone knob; Circa 1850-1880’s.

By: UNMARKED

Price: $110.00

Seller ID: R 130203

Condition: Very Good.


2 1/8“ UNMARKED Brass Multiplier with curved crank-handle; 1 1/4 in. pillars; Fixed Check; Ivory bone knob; steel screws & knob post; Circa 1850-1880’s. 13-0203 qt. –A very attractive period multiplier with an attractive patina. Brass foot is full length with a wave to the foot; the knob has a crack. Very Good. [$135] SALE $110 View more info