Payne 97

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E.F. Payne, Model 97  SOLD

This was found in a garage on a shelf above eye line after the house was purchased. This 7' 0" 4-weight is in sublime condition with the paper and Abercrombie & Fitch sticker of $137.50 in place.

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Charlton 8350C – 1/2 and 1/5 Spools

The smallest and lightest of the Charlton Reels, the 8350 has long been a favorite of trout fisherman. This is LHW. It is loaded with a 1/5 (3-5 wt line) and has a rare 1/2 (1-2 weight line) spare spool. This reel is a very high-end piece of machining.

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Thomas & Thomas –  Special Trouter 8' 0" 5/6 wt.

This is an 8' 0" two-piece for a 5 or 6-weight line weighing 4.10 ounces. All cork grip. Cap and ring with Thomas & Thomas stamped in the butt cap. In my hand, the action is on the medium side of medium-fast, bending deep into the rod...

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Payne, E.F. – Model 200 8' 0" 4wt.

Original condition. Paynes in this good of shape are rare to come by. Size 14 and 9 ferrules with a perfect fit. This rod is on the medium side of medium-fast with a delightful dry fly characteristic along with the buttery smooth aura of all Paynes. 

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Abel – Vaya 4/5 Brook Trout

This is in mint condition with the additional Brook Trout drag knob. This features a partially-ported frame for the perfect balance of weight, sound, and visual appeal. A 5-disc alternating carbon/stainless steel drag stack.

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Edwards – Quadrate 7' 6" 5wt. Model #50

The blued ferrules are size 11 and 15 with a perfect fit. Tips measure at 0.0775. Medium-fast action. This rod comes from Dr. Paul Hermann's bamboo estate. In its original condition, with one tip replaced using Edwards bamboo.

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A.K. Best Vise Set

This is a close to complete set of A.K. Best fly tying equipment. These are highly collectible and rarely seen, especially with this many components.

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Thomas & Thomas – Hendrickson, Maxwell Era

This is a 7' 6" two-piece for a 5-weight line weighing 4.75 ounces. Maxwell's distinctive handwriting adorns the butt section. Up-locking nickel silver hardware with a hidden pocket under the bottom of the cork grip.  

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