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

*11/25/21 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

Item #2001 



Vintage Thomas 8' Special

#2109 



Vintage 9' Thomas Special Dry Fly Rod

Item #2011 


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

Item #1807

Price Reduced



12' Thomas Special Two-hand Salmon Fly Rod

Item #2119 

14' Thomas Special Two-hand Salmon Fly Rod

SOLD

10 1/2' Thomas Special Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Item #2121


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 Favorite 3/2 Trolling Rod

#1504

SOLD

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

Item #1808 

Sold


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

Item #2009 

SOLD



Trade Rod

SOLD





Edwards Family Rods


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

#2102

Price Reduced 


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

SOLD


Hardy Rods/Reels

Vintage 3" Hardy St. George Fly Reel

#2116



Vintage 1940s Hardy 3 1/8" Uniqua Fly Reel

#2111

Price Reduced


Pre-War Hardy 3 7/8" St. John Fly Reel

Item #2006

Hardy 6'8" "Catskill" 2pc Fly Rod

Ltd Ed 1 of 25

Item #2117

SOLD 


Hardy 2 9/16" St. George Jr. Ltd Ed Fly Reel

SOLD

H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods

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

Sale Pending

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 "Limited Edition" 8' 2pc Fly Rod

SOLD

#1602

10 Orvis Impregnated light salmon rod

Vintage Orvis 9' "Pat Pend" Fly Rod

#2101


Orvis "99" 8' 2pc Fly Rod

#2103

SOLD

Orvis Light Salmon 10' 3pc Fly Rod

SOLD


Payne Rod Co. Rods



Payne 9' Dry Fly Salmon rod
*Price Reduced*

#1002

Payne Dry Fly Salmon Rod



Payne 7' Highland 2/2

Price Reduced 

Item #1611



Other Rods & Reels, Etc.


Vintage Engerbretson 7' 2pc Fly Rod

#2110 

Price Reduced 

Vintage 9' Shakespeare Trout Rod

#1230

Price Reduced



Thomas & Thomas Leather Rod Tube for 8 1/2' 2pc

Item #2136


Goodwin Granger 9' Aristocrat Fly Rod

Item #2002 


10' George Varney Fly Rod

Made for Wm Read & Sons 

SOLD

Richard Wheatley Swing Leaf 80 Fly Box 

SOLD

8 1/2' "The Divine Rod" Wood Trolling Rod

Item #2123


12' Unmarked Early Chubb Fly Rod

Item #2124 


Vintage 53" Leather Travel Rod Tube

Item #2126 


Vintage 60" Leather Travel Rod Tube

Item #2127

Vintage Malloch's Fly Box w/ Salmon Flies

Item #2135



Reels


Early Pflueger Bond Casting Reel

Item #1913



Pflueger Medalist Model 1494

Item #1908



Pflueger Medalist Model 1494

Item #1909 



Rare Charlton 8500 1.2 Signature Series Fly Reel

Item #2112

Price Reduced 


Vintage Pflueger Supreme Casting Reel

Item #1912 


Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1495 Fly Reel

Item #2113

Price Reduced 


Vintage Julius Vom Hofe "B" Ocean Reel

Item #2134



**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