Edward Vom Hofe Model 423 Restigouche 6/0 Fly Reel with Leather Case - LHW
For sale here is a classic Edward Vom Hofe Model 423 "Restigouche" Salmon fly reel in excellent overall condition. The reel is left-hand retrieve. Size 6/0 - 4 1/4" diameter. No cracks in the hard rubber and the rims are free of dings. This reel carries the 1896 patent date on the sliding oil cap. German silver safety bands and pair of 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 reel was made in the mid or late 1920's. The reel comes with an original EVH leather case in AMAZING condition.The reel also comes with a replacement reel foot to accommodate modern rods.Bengt Engelbrekt from Sweden made the replacement reel foot and also switched the reel from right to left hand retrieve. Bengt is among the best in the world at working on these reels. You will not be disappointed in this reel -- don't miss out.
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