The Video of the Week
This brief 1920s film clip from Hardy’s is beyond awesome.
Well, it’s that time again — Lang’s time! Oh that joyous semi-annual time when collectors rejoice, for treasures await to be delivered by the USPS. And our semi-annual tradition of picking 10 unbelievable items that we cannot afford but want with the burning desire of a dying sun is upon us again. It’s the hardest thing, picking just ten items … but here we go.
12 Things I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them — Lang’s Edition
GRANDADDY OF THEM ALL! Oh. My. God. This is what fishing history looks like, folks. A George Snyder Kentucky reel.. The place where it all began. Best reel ever, or BEST REEL EVER???
This is one of the most beautiful reels ever made, the Meek #10 Saltwater. Just everything you’d ever want in a fishing reel. So pretty …
Can’t love this Henshall Van Antwerp reel enough. So pretty!
A J.B. Crook pre-Civil War ball handled reel is always awesome.
This is an incredibly rare Philbrook & Payne (not Paine) marbleized fly reel.
A Hardy “Club” Fly Box just screams class.
This Bimini King is all the proof you need of why people go insane for Tycoon rods.
Nothing to see here — just a Creek Chub prototype Shrimp.
A Shakespeare Rhodes Wooden Minnow is a great piece.
As this Bateman Frog came to light on Joe’s Board, I’m fascinated to see what it brings.
A Heddon Florida Special is super rare.
A Thoren Minnow Chaser is a great find, especially in the box.
Talk about your Gopher problems!
You can view the Lang’s on-line catalog yourself and pick your own Top 10 by Clicking Here.
— Dr. Todd