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Object Name Reel, Fishing
Date 1880-1900
Maker vomHofe, Julius (1837 - 1907) or vomHofe, Julius (Jr.) (1871 - 1939)
Material Rubber/Chrome/Brass
Description Chromed brass and hard rubber (ebonite or vulcanite) click reel with the vulcanite plate. Chromed plate has post-style ebonite handle grip. Size "3" stamped on foot . "Julius vomHofe/Maher/N.Y." stamped in chrome.
Notes Reference: see page 16 lot 29 Lang's 04/15/2000.
Date note: date of Julius vomHofe earliest patent is 1867. Most likely early date of this is 1880.

Purchase made possible by Joie (JoAnn) Delafield (museum board member).
Dimensions H-2.5 W-2.5 L-2.5 Dia-2.5 inches
Collection SP040C Rods, Reels
Catalog Number 2000.008.0003
Imagefile 079\2000.008.0003.JPG
Species Reel, Fishing