Thomas Rod Company - Makers of fine bambo fishing rods since 1896
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Vintage Rods/Reels

*11/10/18 UPDATED*

From time to time, we are privileged to offer vintage rods, reels, and other tackle for sale.

Trades of vintage Rods, Reels or high quality Guitars will be considered on a case by case basis. Please contact us at (207) 659-3270 to discuss trades.

Please feel free to contact us to have additional, or larger photos emailed to you, for any of the items listed.

F.E. Thomas Rod Co. Rods
Hardy Rods/Reels
Orvis Rods/Reels
Edwards Rod Co. Rods
Payne Rod Co. Rods
H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods
Other Makers Rods/Reels

F.E. Thomas Rod Co Rods

Vintage 5' 1pc Carlson -Thomas Rod Co. Fly Rod


*Price Reduced*

Vintage 9' Thomas Dirigo Dry Fly Rod


 Price Reduced



Early 8 1/2' 2pc F.E. Thomas Trolling Rod


Price Reduced

Vintage 8'6" CW "Sam" Carlson Thomas "Four"


8 1/2' Thomas Dirigo Trout Rod



8.5 Thomas Dirigo Trout Rod

9 1/2' Thomas Dirigo Dry Fly Salmon Rod


Very Early F.E. Thomas Dirigo c1910 Trout Rod


F.E. Thomas Dirigo c1910 Trout Rod

Very Early F.E. Thomas Trade Rod

"The Isaak Walton"



Thomas Dirigo 8 1/2' Dry Fly Trout Rod


Thomas Special 9' Trout Rod
*Price Reduced*


Thomas Special 9 Trout Rod

Thomas Dirigo 8 1/2' Trout Rod


9' Thomas Favorite 3/2 Trolling Rod



c1902 F.E. Thomas Dirigo 8'6" 3/2

Item #1808 

Early 10' F.E. Thomas Special Restored Trout Rod

F.E. Thomas Special Trout Rod - Restored

c1948 F.E. Thomas 8 1/2' Dirigo Trout rod

Item #1801 

c1948 F.E. Thomas 9 1/2'

"Thomas Favorite" Light Salmon Fly rod


Trade Rod


Edwards Rod Co. Rods

Unmarked 8 1/2' E.W. Edwards Fly Rod



9' Winchester Rod Edwards Trade Rod



Hardy Rods/Reels

Vintage 9 1/2' Hardy Palakona Trout Rod


Vintage Hardy 9' 2pc Salmon Rod


Hardy 9 2pc Salmon Rod

H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods

Very Early 10 1/2' H.L. Leonard "Wm Mills Sole Agents" Fly Rod

H.L Leonard Wm Mills Sole Agents Fly Rod

Very Early 10' H.L. Leonard "Bangor, ME" Marked Fly Rod

HL Leonard Bangor Maine Marked Fly Rod

Vintage 8 1/2' Mills "Standard"

Item #1516

Orvis Rods

Orvis "Limited Edition" 8' 2pc Fly Rod


10 Orvis Impregnated light salmon rod

Orvis 8' 3" Graphite Fly Rod



Orvis Wes Jordan Impregated Fly Rod

Orvis 9' 2pc Graphite Fly Rod


Orvis Light Salmon 10' 3pc Fly Rod


Payne Rod Co. Rods

8' Payne #201 3pc 2 Tip Trout Rod Made for H&D Folsom Arms Co. New York

Payne Trout Rod made for H&D Folsom Arms Company

Payne 9' Dry Fly Salmon rod
*Price Reduced*


Payne Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Payne 10 1/2' Model #420 Light Salmon Rod Made for A&F

Payne Model 420 Light Salmon Rod

Payne 7' Highland 2/2

Item #1611

 Payne Butt Cap c1932-1968

Item #1899 

Other Rods & Reels, Etc.

9 1/2' Wm Read & Son "Imperial"


Vintage 9' Shakespeare Trout Rod


8' Lyon & Colson "L&C Crown" Model #301 by Heddon



Lyon & Colson L&C Crown Model 301 by Heddon

9' Montague Rapidan



9' Granger Special

 Item #1518

Unmarked South Bend Fly Rod

9 1/2' Unmarked English Fly Rod w/Spiked Ferrules



Unmarked English Fly Rod

8 1/2' Unmarked Heddon Fly Rod sold by R.H. Macy


Unmarked Heddon Fly Rod sold by R.H. Macy

8 1/2' Wright & McGill Trade Rod "Weber Monogram #3000"




Price Reduced

Early 9 1/2' Unmarked Trolling Rod "Montague?"


Price Reduced


Hardy 2 7/8" Perfect Fly Reel


Item #1607

Pflueger USA Medalist

Model 1494 1/2

 Item #1508


Orvis Magnalite Multiplier Reel

Pflueger USA Summit

Model 1993

Item #1509


Bellinger Classic 3" Trout Reel w/Arne Mason Case

Item #1610


Martin '63' Fly Reel

Item #1510

**All items have a 3 day inspection period, and can be returned within that period for a full refund, less shipping and insurance.

If you are interested in a item that is listed here, or would like information on consigning an item for sale at our shop, please contact us at (207)659-3270, or email us

Prices do not include shipping or insurance.

Thomas Rod Company

:: 19 Sargent Drive :: Brewer, ME 04412