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Vintage Rods/Reels

*06/09/24 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 Family Rods
Payne Rod Co. Rods
H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods
Other Makers Rods/Reels

F.E. Thomas Rod Co Rods


Vintage 9' 2pc Thomas Browntone

Price Reduced 

Item #2001 


Vintage 11 1/2' Thomas Browntone Two-hand Salmon Fly Rod

#2303

Vintage 9' F.E. Thomas Special Streamer Rod

Item #2211 

Price Reduced 

Vintage 9' F.E. Thomas Browntone Fly Rod

Item #2307 

 

12' Thomas Special Two-hand Salmon Fly Rod

SOLD

Item #2119 

Vintage 9 1/2' F.E. Thomas Special Dry Fly Salmon Rod

#2205

SOLD

Vintage F.E. Thomas Special 13 1/2' Two-handed Salmon Rod

Item #1000 

Very Rare Vintage 8' 2pc c1940

F.E. Thomas Parabolic Fly Rod

Item #2402

SOLD 

Vintage F.E. Thomas 9' Special "Handyman Special" Fly Rod

SOLD

Thomas Dirigo 8 1/2' Dry Fly Trout Rod

SOLD


Vintage Thomas Browntone 8' Dry Fly Rod

SOLD


Vintage Thomas 7 1/2' 2pc Dry Fly Trout Rod

SOLD

9' Thomas Special Fly Rod

SOLD

#1914

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

Item #1808 

Sold

c1941 Thomas 7 1/2' 2pc Dry Fly Rod

Item #2009

SOLD



Vintage 9' Thomas Special Dry Fly Rod

Item #2011 

SOLD





Edwards Family Rods


8 1/2' W.E. Edwards Model #50 Quadrate

#2102

SOLD

Vintage W.E. Edwards 7' 2pc Quadrate Fly Rod

SOLD

7' 2pc W.E. Edwards Quadrate

#425 Spinning Rod

Item #2305 




Hardy Rods/Reels

Hardy St George Jr LtdEd 2 9/16" Fly Reel

Item #2308 

Price Reduced 

Hardy 3" St. George LtdEd Fly Reel

Item #2313 

Vintage 1920s Hardy 4 1/4" Perfect Salmon Reel for Iver Johnson

#2304 



Hardy 3 3/4" Wide Spool Uniqua Fly Reel

SOLD




H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods

Pre-Fire H.L. Leonard 9' Catskill #45 Fly Rod

SOLD 

Item #2114


Pre-Fire H.L. Leonard Model 50DF Tournament 8' 3/2

SOLD

HL Leonard Bangor Maine Marked Fly Rod

Vintage 8 1/2' Mills "Standard"

Item #1516

Sold




Orvis Rods

Orvis 8 1/2' Battenkill 2pc Fly Rod

Item #2208 

SOLD 


Vintage Orvis 9' "Pat Pend" Fly Rod

#2101

SOLD 


Orvis "99" 8' 2pc Fly Rod

#2103

SOLD

Orvis Light Salmon 10' 3pc Fly Rod

SOLD



Payne Rod Co. Rods


Vintage E.F. Payne Model 98 2pc 2tip Fly Rod

Near Mint Condition

 Item #2312

Payne 9' Model 400 Dry Fly Salmon rod
*Price Reduced*

#1002

Payne Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Payne 7' Highland 2pc Fly Rod

SOLD





Other Rods & Reels, Etc.


Wheatley of England Fly Box

#2316 


Vintage Malloch's Fly Box w/ Salmon Flies

Item #2135

Price Reduced  

Vintage 60" Leather Travel Rod Tube

Item #2127

Price Reduced 

Vintage 53" Leather Travel Rod Tube

Item #2126 

Price Reduced 

Vintage Shakespeare 9' Bamboo Fly Rod

 #2317

Vintage 8 1/2' South Bend 359 Bamboo Fly Rod

Item #2318 

Vintage 6' (Rebuilt) Unmarked Montague Bamboo Fly Rod

Item #2319 

SOLD

9' Heddon Folsom #1510 Fly Rod

Item #2130

SOLD

Goodwin Granger 9' Aristocrat Fly Rod

SOLD

Item #2002 

8' Granger Special Fly Rod

#2128

SOLD

9' Chubb Silkien 3pc 2tip 2mid rod  #1805

SOLD

8 1/2' Wright & McGill "Stream & Lake" Fly rod

#2129

SOLD 

10' George Varney Fly Rod

Made for Wm Read & Sons 

SOLD

Reels



Saracione Deluxe II Trout 2 3/4"

Fly Reel

#2315 

Vintage S.E. Bogdan Model 0 Salmon Reel

#2401



Vintage Dingley 3 1/4" St. George Style Fly Reel for JJS Walker Bampton

#2202 

SOLD

Vintage Walter Dingley 3 1/2" Perfect Fly Reel

#2298

SOLD

Vintage Pflueger Supreme Casting Reel

Item #1912 

Price Reduced 


JW Young 3" Wide Spool Fly Reel

Item #2204

SOLD

Vintage Julius Vom Hofe "B" Ocean Reel

Item #2134

SOLD

Early Pflueger 1492 Medalist Pat. Pend Fly Reel

SOLD

Early Pflueger Bond Casting Reel

Item #1913

Price Reduced






**All items shipped to addresses in the USA have a 3 day inspection period, and a return can be initiated within that period for a full refund, less shipping and insurance.  No Returns on International shipped items.

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