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


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


10 1/2' Thomas Special Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Item #2121

Thomas Dirigo 8 1/2' Dry Fly Trout Rod


Vintage Thomas Browntone 8' Dry Fly Rod


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


9' Thomas Favorite 3/2 Trolling Rod



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

Item #1808 


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

Item #2009 


Trade Rod


Edwards Family Rods

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


Price Reduced 

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


Hardy Rods/Reels

Vintage 3" Hardy St. George Fly Reel


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


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


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


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


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

Vintage Orvis 9' "Pat Pend" Fly Rod


Orvis "99" 8' 2pc Fly Rod



Orvis Light Salmon 10' 3pc Fly Rod


Payne Rod Co. Rods

Payne 9' Dry Fly Salmon rod
*Price Reduced*


Payne Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Payne 7' Highland 2/2

Price Reduced 

Item #1611

Other Rods & Reels, Etc.

Vintage Engerbretson 7' 2pc Fly Rod


Price Reduced 

Vintage 9' Shakespeare Trout Rod


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 


Richard Wheatley Swing Leaf 80 Fly Box 


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


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