Oreno Level Winding, Anti-Backlash, casting reel, 1000. Up for auction is a recent estate find. The company suspended operations in Spencer, Iowa and moved production back to South Bend. Please keep in mind, unless otherwise stated, all items are vintage and may show appropriate age or wear. Please email me if you have any other questions. Our focus is in finding well-made and well constructed items to collect or sell.
Check out my other 50 auctions for more hard to find vintage and antique collectibles. All of our vintage pieces come from estate sales and are not new unless otherwise stated They may have slight wear or scuffs that we do not feel deters from the beauty of the piece but rather adds to its character and beauty. First Class International does not. The Seminole is a relatively common, nickel-plated brass reel that was made in at least three sizes. The reel appears to be in very good condition but I am not a fishing expert. We would hate to ruin any Patina that would lower the value. This appears to be a light, very simple reel in good condition with little wear.
If payment is not received in 5 days of auction close. Please contact me if you have any questions. It may have wear due to its vintage nature, which just adds to its beauty! It is up to you. You may contact me for additional information or photographs prior to purchase. Other than those items, a nice reel, no mechanical issues. Apply slight tension to the line in front of the spool and guide the backing line evenly back and forth across the spool face.
Insurance if wanted is extra. As pictured, missing from the reel handle. See the 8th reel down in. The knob on one side of the handle is busted a little but not too bad as you can see in the pic. Austin Cass, who received the patent for the Pike-Oreno lure, became Vice-President by 1921. In addition, the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame also credits Worden with introducing propellers fore and aft on wooden lures, an innovation that other lure manufacturers adopted in 1907. However there will be a 12% restocking fee based on the final total amount, as well as shipping fees will be your responsibility and will not be refunded.
Comes in a 2 piece repair box addressed to good ol' Chuck Woodrick from the windy city. Additionally, the top plate and back plates have been hand painted in a one-of-a-kind design creating a unique collectible opportunity. The tradition endures today as South Bend Sporting Goods continues to evaluate the needs of the marketplace, and with this keen understanding, design new and innovative family fishing products that are proven winners. Although South Bend rods are not considered high-end rods the larger big game rods were very well built and were used by many big game anglers. In as-seen-in the photos condition. Shipping is quoted priority on all items. We will honor our customer by taking back the item and pay for the shipping.
I do my best to describe correctly, however i am not an expert in all things therefore feel free to ask questions or to helpfully correct a listing. Photo is of actual item in this auction. The major features included a gearbox made by soldering a circular flange to the inside of the headplate and a one-piece foot. One chip on the maroon enamel in middle of the back- see picture. Whenever possible I ship via Canada Post Tracked Packet.
Please feel free to ask for additional Pictures. The South Bend rod is a heavy duty rod made of splitcane rod and oak handle. Expedited shipping options are available! This auction is for a South Bend Finalist 1122 fly reel. It is up to you. As far as I can tell these reels are in fine working order with nice clicking action. Shipping is quoted priority on all items. The other had a hinge at the bottom of the front plate so you could open the reel by swinging it down away from the spool.
Thanks for looking and remember to take a kid fishing! The brass is uncleaned and nicely correctly patinated. The other side states: Oreno Level Winding Anti-Back-Lash Casting Reel No. Some cosmetic flaws but you need to tilt the reel at an angle in the light to see. Capacity to 7-weight fly line. Bertha Conway, the company office manager, filled the post as Corporate Secretary, but it is doubtful whether she had any real authority. Pictures should show condition and quality but please feel free to contact us with questions.
The name brand embossing stamp is still clearly visible: Oren-O-Matic Made In The U. Be sure to check out my other selling account! All items are sold as-is. If you pay and you are not finished buying we have to send that item within one day per New Ebay rules. The middle part where the reel is attached is made of steel. Buyer to pay return shipping and any and all costs associated with transaction.
We will list in the condition brought to us. Several shipping options may be included on invoice as listing self-calculations may be excessive to some states. The foot on yours is a typical Terry foot, but obviously it lacks the patent date. Some Items may need cleaning. Please review these photos for all details on condition in addition to the item description and terms related to this auction before bidding. I do combine shipping on qualified items. Payment is expected within 5 days from winning auction.