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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


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


Item #2119 

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



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


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


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 Special Fly Rod



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

Item #1808 


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

Item #2009


Vintage 9' Thomas Special Dry Fly Rod

Item #2011 


Edwards Family Rods

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



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


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


Hardy 3 3/4" Wide Spool Uniqua Fly Reel


H.L. Leonard Rod Co. Rods

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


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 8 1/2' Battenkill 2pc Fly Rod

Item #2208 


Vintage Orvis 9' "Pat Pend" Fly Rod



Orvis "99" 8' 2pc Fly Rod



Orvis Light Salmon 10' 3pc Fly Rod


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*


Payne Dry Fly Salmon Rod

Payne 7' Highland 2pc Fly Rod


Other Rods & Reels, Etc.

Wheatley of England Fly Box


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


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

Item #2318 

Vintage 6' (Rebuilt) Unmarked Montague Bamboo Fly Rod

Item #2319 


9' Heddon Folsom #1510 Fly Rod

Item #2130


Goodwin Granger 9' Aristocrat Fly Rod


Item #2002 

8' Granger Special Fly Rod



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


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



10' George Varney Fly Rod

Made for Wm Read & Sons 



Saracione Deluxe II Trout 2 3/4"

Fly Reel


Vintage S.E. Bogdan Model 0 Salmon Reel


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



Vintage Walter Dingley 3 1/2" Perfect Fly Reel



Vintage Pflueger Supreme Casting Reel

Item #1912 

Price Reduced 

JW Young 3" Wide Spool Fly Reel

Item #2204


Vintage Julius Vom Hofe "B" Ocean Reel

Item #2134


Early Pflueger 1492 Medalist Pat. Pend Fly Reel


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