Only a hand full of these Saracione reels were produced to accompany a Darryl Whitehead Paolo Barbetti engraved rod. The engraving work is stunning and is even done to each screw. This is the only one I have seen available to purchase on it's own removed from the Whitehead matching set. These bench-made reels are made with Delrin side plates and stainless steel side bands, screws, and pillars.
This is a very rare H.L. Leonard Catskill four-piece Tournament bamboo fly rod in original condition. This pre-fire rod is in exceptional shape. This is an 8' 0" four-piece for a 4-weight line weighing 3.75 oz. The stamp on the butt cap reads "H.L. Leonard Rod, Leonard & Mills Co. Makers, Tournament," which indicates this rod was made between 1890 and 1925.
Serial number C-8-5 dates Garrison's work to either 1933 or 1959. The guides, sliding band, and ferrules indicate this to be built in 1933. This rod is finished with transparent honey wraps with chestnut wraps...
This is a Chris Raine Spring Creek Special hollow-built bamboo rod. This is an 8' 3" 3/2 for a 4-weight line weighing 3.5 oz. This rod is in like-new condition – lawn cast only. Blued cap and ring over an elegantly shaped walnut spacer.
These bench-made reels are made with nickel side bands with Delrin side plates. The side bands, or rims, have a very handsome arching curve to them instead of the usual flat bands. The counterbalance, winding-arm washer cup...
For your consideration is a very rare Peerless BiMetal Model No.1 fly reel. This is a 2 3/4" diameter with a 1 5/16" frame width weighing 4.2 oz. for lines up to DT 4 plus backing. Fixed drag. This is set for RHW and is interchangeable.
This is a Chris Raine hollow-built bamboo rod. This is an 8' 3" 3/2 for a 5-weight line weighing 3.75 oz. This rod is in like-new condition – lawn cast only. Blued cap and ring over an elegantly shaped walnut spacer.
This is an early and rarely seen Saracione SCA (Saracione Classic American). Beautifully shaped S-handle and champagne color frame and spool with black anodized aluminum side-plates.
This is a limited edition Perfection Fly Reel Company Fairy reel. Only 15 of these limited edition Perfection Fairy reels were produced in 2011. The original William Mills Fairy was designed to be fished with the H.L. Leonard Fairy Catskill...
This was made by Hardy in England for Scientific Angler. The set includes a handsome silk line done in the same light gold color of the reel. Click and pawl drag which can be adjusted for both left and right-hand retrieve.