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Antique Julius Vom HOFE 4 1/4" c.1909 fly reel


Offered for sale is the antique Julius vom HOFE 4 1/4" fly reel, with the maker's name engraved on the face, with Patent #s "Oct.20, 2003 and Pat #October 8, 1909 respectively. The reel is nickel silver rims and spool and axil, and the classic Julius vom Hofe crank handle with ebony crank handle and counter balance weight. The smooth foot has 4 1/4" engraved on it. On the reverse side is the click drag button free spool setting. The reel comes with the leather pouch as you see in the picture.

This reel is one of the rarest and most collectable of all the Vom Hofe reels as the enscribed patent dates on the face dates this reel at circa 1909

This reel is a classic iconic fly reel, perhaps one of the most collectable. Historically, Edw. Vom Hofe was the brother of Julius Vom hofe and when he retired, he sold his business to his chief too and die maker, non other than Otto Zwarg. Now you know the genealogy ~~ ...the rest of the story. The Vom hofe fly reels have become legendary and one of the most sought after off all the nickel silver fly reels, and perhaps, copied by many, but never duplicated by any reel maker.

Price: $3995.00 No returns on this item. All sales final

Shipping: $28.50. Sellers exclusively use the USPS for shipping (insurance available and advisable).

Please email seller at CAPTAINMADISON@ATT.NET for purchase and shipping details, more photos, payment arrangements and any other questions.

Payment may be made by check (must clear), bank draft, U.S. Postal money order, prepayment arrangements, and other forms of payment.

Buyers should appreciate that the Customs Department of their country may impose duties, taxes and/or other charges on your purchase as it enters your country, which expenses are not part of the purchase price and become the sole responsibility of the purchaser.

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  • Model: Julius Vom Hofe 4 1/4" RHW
  • Shipping Weight: 5lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

This product was added to our catalog on Monday 26 August, 2013.

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