Friday, May 2, 2008

Friday Funhouse

Video of the Week

Yep. This has happened to me more times than I can recount.

Things I Would Buy If I Could Afford Them

The Shakespeare Metalized Minnow in the box is always a rare find.

There is a paucity of old metal on eBay of late, but this E. Harran spinner is one of the tough ones.

This Chapman spinner is trying to hide behind that Mepps.

Martin Keane's rodmakers book = money in the bank.

These Winchester flies are blowing through the roof.

We profiled Czech, Polish, Bulgarian, and Hungarian comes this one from Argentina.

DAM catalogs are bringing high prices, and this 1936 is no exception.

This is a rare Frank Brown (Paterson, NJ) rotary head lure

This Talbot Meteor is a good example from this great reelmaker.

Hook collectors are going crazy over this Voight Gaff hook.

And Bingo was its name...18 times!

This Hardy Perfect 3 1/8" fly reel is attracting a LOT of attention.

Nat Uslan made some great 5-sided fly rods.

This Isaac Walton fly rod--made as the lower grade by the famed Kosmic squad of Thomas, Edwards & Hawes (later Thomas, Edwards, & Payne)--is trying to fly below the radar.

This is a rare Shoff salmon lure in its original box.

Mismarked and misidentitifed, this nifty Staley-Johnson Twin-Minn is also trying to evade detection.

A Creek Chub Wee Dee in the box in frog is a real treat.

Your Reel of the Week is this Meisselbach Okeh in the box.

An old Fordham, NY eel spear is attracting tons of information.

A Fenwick Fenglass Lunkerstick is already over $300.

This William Mills & Son fly reel is a sweet addition to your collection.

As always, have a good weekend, and be good to each other and yourself.

-- Dr. Todd

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