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By virtue of consignment and acquisition of individual pieces or collections, we enable those in pursuit of classic and vintage fly tackle.

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Vises, Flies, Rod Building, Ephemera, and more.

To start the New Year I have received three 4' wide bins of vises, collectible flies, rod building tools, and ephemera. In addition, I have a Flea, Payne 200L, Payne 204L, leather tubes, and a few more rods. Everything needs to be cataloged and photographed. I'll be sending out a newsletter soon to announce the first items listed.

Edwards - Quadrate #50 Registered  Now $1,750

Featured is an Edwards Quadrate, Registered Model #50 from the estate of Dr. Paul Hermann, respected maker of handcrafted bench made reels. This 7’ 6” 3/2  5wt rod is rare and exceptional. This rod is in original condition. Dark flame-tempered cane with Burgundy silks and rich golden caramel tipping. The distinguishing script remains bold and in its entirety...

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A.L. Walker - Tr3 Trout Reel 

For your consideration is a highly collectible Walker Tr3 fly reel. Right hand retrieve. 3” diameter. This nonadjustable drag model is more scarce than the adjustable drag version. All screws are in great shape. No cracks in the hard rubber...

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Tom Maxwell - 7' 6" 5wt 

This unfished, lawn cast only rod from Tom Maxwell is a 7’ 6” 2/2 5wt weighing 4.0 oz. Standing above the offset wraps at the winding check is Maxwell’s ’Top Hat’ casting man. The fly line gracefully wraps around the butt section framing the inscription...

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E.F. Payne - 200L

This is an all original scarce Payne 200L. This is an 8’ 0“ 3/2, weighing 3.5 oz. (4.0 oz. with up-locking hardware). All sections are full length and straight. Original condition Paynes in this good of shape are rare to come by.This rod features medium...

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Peerless - Model 3A  SOLD

This is a Peerless Model 3A fly reel – 3 1/4" x 1 5/8", 5.5 oz. for lines up to 8WF plus backing. Upon inspecting the reel foot, the reel appears to have never been mounted on a rod. This is set for LHW and is interchangeable.  Adjustable drag knob...

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H.L. Leonard - Model 47-3

Never used, this rare H.L. Leonard 47-3 is in new condition. This is a 6' 7" 3/2 3wt. weighing 2 1/2 oz. SN 99112. The tips average a delicate 0.0475". Executed in the modern Catskills tradition, this rod features bright red wraps with offset red tipping...

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C.F. Orvis - Battenkill 6' 6" 4-5wt

Here is a rare 6’ 6” impregnated Orvis Battenkill rod in excellent plus original condition. The only exception to not stating ‘like new’ is the grip shows it has been handled – possibly mostly lawn casting. Size 11 ferrule with 100% bluing and perfect fit...

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