Edward Vom Hofe Model 423 Restigouche 3/0 fly reel


For sale here is a classic Edward Vom Hofe Model 423 "Restigouche" Salmon fly reel in excellent++ overall condition. Size 3/0 - 3 5/8" diameter, spool width of 1 7/16" and weighs 11 1/4 oz. This reel carries the 1902 patent on the oil cap. German silver safety bands and pair of double roller bars. The reel has a strong adjustable drag and click. This reel has the seven detent arrowhead pointer drag feature with very bright red dot indicators.The aluminum reel foot is full length, unmolested, and includes a 3/0 marking on it and serial number K149 dating the reel to 1918. The reelcomes with what appears to be its original leather case with replacement strap in excellent condition.

A great size that doesn't come on the market very often. And very rarely will you find an old Vom Hofe in such amazing condition, inside and out. For the collectors out there, this one will surely bump your existing 3/0 off the shelf.Don't let this one get away!

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