EDWARD VOM HOFE #2 PERFECTION TROUT FLY FISHING REEL

  • 1000.00 £
  • Published date: May 5, 2024
    • Helmsley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

EDWARD VOM HOFE #2 PERFECTION TROUT FLY FISHING REEL


⭕ Edward Vom Hofe Size #2 Perfection Trout Fly Reel Patient Date Jan 23,1883
Catalog #360,this reel in excellent condition described in A.J.Campbells,Classic and Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle,They represent the highest-quality reels of each generation-functional,yet sporting a timeless beauty. now the most coveted Vom Hofe of them all.The classic of classics with a price tag to prove it.
Silvio Calabi writes in his book,Antique Fishing Tackle,page 85,the classic,highly desirable Edward Vom Hofe Perfection trout fly feel set the standard for all others that followed the red dots and pointer indicate the drag setting,established in 1879.
In flawless original condition except for a small area of diminished nickel-silver on the inside surface of the narrow frame...very minor.Diameter of approximately 2 3/4.
Fly Reels of the Past,by John Orrelle,page 37,stated,appropriately named,it (the Perfection) was the best high-quality reel of the times-intense personal pride...satisfied with nothing less than perfection (page 40).I do not know of another group of reels whose value would be any higher...They are valuable because they are scarce,but more over,because they are perhaps the finest assembled frame reels ever made.This claim is not made casually and to those who have seen or used them,the point need not be labored.In the publication, Antique Fly Reels,author DB Homel,commented borrowing a phrase from boxing,Edward Vom Hofe might be the greatest of all time.A rare find,and a most desirable reel for any reel collection.

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