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

*07/24/21 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 9' The Bangor Rod Fly Rod

Item #2115

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

8' 3/2 Thomas Special Fly Rod

Item #2109 

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


Vintage Thomas Browntone 8' Dry Fly 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

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

Item #2009 


c1948 F.E. Thomas 9 1/2'

"Thomas Favorite" Light Salmon rod


Trade Rod


Edwards Family Rods

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


Price Reduced 

9' Winchester Rod Edwards Trade Rod



Hardy Rods/Reels

Vintage 3" Hardy St. George Fly Reel


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


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

Item #2006

Vintage 7' 2/2 Hardy CC De France Fly Rod


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

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

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 7' Highland 2/2

Item #1611

 Payne Butt Cap c1932-1968


Other Rods & Reels, Etc.

Vintage Engerbretson 7' 2pc Fly Rod


Vintage 9' Shakespeare Trout Rod


Price Reduced

Richard Wheatley England Salmon Fly Box 

Item #2105 

Goodwin Granger 9' Aristocrat Fly Rod

Item #2002 

9' Granger Special

 Item #1518


Unmarked South Bend Fly Rod

Richard Wheatley Swing Leaf 80 Fly Box 

 Item #2106

6' Philipson Pacemaker Baitcaster


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





Vintage c1900 Landman VL&A Rod



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

Vintage Pflueger Supreme Casting Reel

Item #1912 

Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1495 Fly Reel

Item #2113

**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