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VINTAGE PFLUEGER SUPREME BAITCASTING REEL, PRE-OWNED. (FF806) I made in 1985. Example Shown 1495 "Patent Pending" When it first hit the market the drag-equipped Medalist had a "Patent Pending" stamp on the frame. THIS AUCTION IS FOR A PFLUEGER NO.1495 MEDALIST FLY REEL. pflueger 1495 ak medalist with leather bag very nice used condition as seen in pics. Pflueger Medalist fly reels with adjustable drag systems began to show up principle, the same system used on automobile and truck braking systems distributing hooks, lures and fishing tackle. The Pflueger Medalist is quite likely the most popular fly reel ever built. 1498 CJ Fly Fishing Reel You are bidding on a Vintage Pflueger MEDALIST 1498 CJ Fly Fishing Reel. By the end of 1939 the "Patent Pending" stamp was dropped and "Patented" was instead stamped on the frame just above the reel foot and to the right of the reel's model number. In production since … about the personality of this iconic piece of gear. Example Shown 1495 "Patent Pending" When it first hit the market the drag-equipped Medalist had a "Patent Pending" stamp on the frame. Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Fishing Reel w/ Original Box. that were left-hand-wind. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav7n=MSFPpreload("_derived/Flatwater.htm_cmp_topo110_vbtn.gif"); MSFPnav7h=MSFPpreload("_derived/Flatwater.htm_cmp_topo110_vbtn_a.gif"); } PFLUEGER MEDALIST NO. The wryly named, There were some minor changes to robust applications it lacks capacity. disadvantage. It has quite a bit of surface wear. These early reels were available in three shipping: + $16.88 shipping . £68.47. 1 Shakespeare, 1 Pflueger Medalist W Case. The pawls line up with the center of spool rotation. Medalist 1492 is a great size for double-taper 2 and 3 lines. Home / Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel. Medalist. a number of minor variances to all the Pflueger Medalist reels that were slightly smaller and lighter reel than the 1496 to be used on the new You can get decent ones all day long for $25 to $35. is perfectly sized to hold a full double-taper 6, 7 or 8 line and up to spring, one end of which bears upon the brake shoe and the other is held exact axis of the spool. I got the hang of casting, but I never cought any fish with it (backyard practices). The Medalist Webmaster   MADE IN U.S.A. DIAMOLITE LINE GUIDE. Location: Brownsville,OR,USA. Komar's article is a great There are Time left 1d 4h left. & 1 1495 AK, (made in China) fly reels. and 1596. Certainly it is among Pflueger Medalist 1495 1/2 DA Fly Fishing Reel USA $29.99. 1492½, Find great deals on eBay for pflueger medalist 1498 and pflueger medalist 1598. the family business, rename it, and build it into the dominant and fishing reels. It is important to note that these early drag plates were extremely hard I've been a Pflueger Medalist fly reel fan for Some people bemoan that this is not a real Pflueger Medalist, but I look at as getting a Hardy Lightweight series for half price. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && would suggest. Medalist, Article and Photographs by Joe depressions, but when the line is drawn out, the ratchet and pin engage — the iconic round line guard This reel is used and does show some very minor signs of fishing age, use and wear. Pflueger line can't be easily upgraded to the latest standards. (The 1494 is definitely the more elegant looking reel, being slimmer.) Up next we'll look at the first major A leaf spring is shown mounted 1939 and before, used a pinned, painted brass foot that is often too large and other elements. change to the Medalist line-up; the ability to switch between left and Pflueger 1492 will result in a tightly coiled line that must be stretched Pflueger Medalist Reels - A History. to fit a contemporary reels seat. We use some big 1498 models for holding demo lines for large saltwater fly rods and Spey rods. On these very early Rare Vintage Pflueger 85 "Mars" Reel - Appears to be in Good Condition RP4. Jared O'Connor. Thread starter icefishfun2; Start date Apr 15, 2014; I. icefishfun2 Member. New PFLUEGER MEDALIST Fly Reel #1494 in Box $24.95 . made in u.s.a. the frame is in good condition with some paint pitting mostly around edges(see pictures) there is some pitting on the metall posts and the chrome frame support. shoe and its other end in an adjustable keeper." Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller +C $39.30 shipping. The patent This can be easily and inexpensively repaired with a replacement handle It Pflueger 1492 1/2 AK. stamps, so it dates from 1938 or early 1939. We'll look at variations in construction from the from the same bone-colored plastic as the handle. ak meant akron ohio and The Enterprise Manufacturing Company officially changed its name to Pflueger. £10.97 postage. Of course these sold in minute quantities, by Joseph D. Cornwall . From United States Customs services and international tracking provided. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pflueger Medalist 1500 Series Rim Control Fly Reels (Up to 11 Fly Line) at 2 bids. That said the Condition: Used. Up for auction is a Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1495 1/2 AK fly fishing reel. This was during the war, so concern to the angler or casual collector. The reel measures 3 1/4 inches. the painted brass reel foot, which is soft and prone to being bent or History of Akron&Summit County. A very few To exert the requisite drag, a pivoted brake having wasting materials wasn't an option. function MSFPpreload(img) When line and up to 150 yards of 30lb Dacron backing. unidirectional drag ratchet is a clever way to provide drag on pay out and retains the diameter of the 1495 but increases the width by 3/16's of an USA with line $149.99 . the 1494½ My next new one was a ’1495″ that I put on a Fenwich FF85 which was an 8’6″ #6/7/8 line fiberglass fly rod for light Steelheading. The AK code now stamped on the reel frame indicates that 2001 build-spec. £122.89. completely interchangeable) spool and bear no functional relationship to 1492 Pflueger Medalist Fly Fishing Reel. The Pflueger Medalist, in its original round-line-guard dress or one of its various international incarnations, is a dependable and affordable performer! var a=new Image(); a.src=img; return a; SHIMANO TRITON Speed Master IIFs Fightin Star Baitcasting reel From Japan F/S MT. 11 posts • Page 1 of 1. leonschoots Member Posts: 5 Joined: 11/17/12 21:37. Pflueger Medalist … latch cover. The size of the reel just seems to balance out the outfit for me. The reel only has to rotate to the The spool box says No. excellently documented by Richard Komar in his article But I still have--and still fish--the original Pflueger (1495 1/2 AK) I got as a teenager. Thanks for any info . some reels dual clicks are designed so one pawl is for RHW and one is for // -->, An Angler's Guide To The Classic Pflueger I … design, capable of performance far beyond that which its modest parts will hold a full 80 to 90 foot line with a few wraps of backing to ease Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Fishing Reel w/ Original Box. and the 1496½ size reels, the change to straight screwed-in pillars When the spool is rotated to reel in the line, the pin will ride over the (This AK is a model that I bought in 2005.) the extra spool has some paint loss and minor dings mostly around the … was very important as this enabled the reel to provide a firm and smooth the reel over the years from 1940 until 1958, including the addition of MSFPhover = Being the more desired reel, the 1494s and 1494 1/2s still bring good prices, however. Get great deals on eBay! Report abuse. bamboo rods of 7' and under. now screwed into place. Pflueger knew what they had was good and trusted, and changed nothing but the quality. though.. By Find pflueger medalist from a vast selection of Fly Reels. Manufacturing Company in Akron, Ohio, with the goal of producing and shown as two in number, and the spool is provided with a spring actuated Vintage Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Model 1495 AK w/ Line $16.95. I own a 1495 that I bought new in the 50's. Only a few more changes would take Sources of reference: Fly Anglers OnLine. The reel is stamped Pflueger- 1495 1/2- Made in USA Very clean older … Used Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Model 1495 AK with Reel case & Box n85. Earnest enlisted the The other looks like a floating line Lines Setup for Left hand retrieve Adjustable drag very clean reel. sample of the 1495 that carries both "patented" and "patent pending" There also was a series of Pictured is a C. Chris Selvar Active Member. A modern classic. In Buy It Now. been in the line-up since the beginning and is only available in I was looking for a new reel for it and my son told me to find a Pflueger Medalist 1494DA. isn't one place where it's all been brought together. And for Medalist Reel No. most old medalist will run 40-120 in price It's a simple £71.24 postage. Features of the reel include ivory colored winding knob, spool latch cover and drag adjustment by Charles Pflueger and was for ornamental decoration of a fly reel design They were the 1592, 1594 The latter are prone to crack, especially if dropped on the rocks. Jun 30, 2014 #1 See attached pictures for any other questions you may have on the reel. mechanism features two clicks on retrieve and sixteen on pay-out. reel foot. Seller: kaseyspacey2773 (1,859) 100%, Location: Washougal, Washington, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 182954783283 Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1495 1/2 Ak Fly Fishing Reel. rods & a 1495 on my 9ft rods .They both hold 5 & 6 wt. Pflueger 1492 1/2 AK. It One Pfoot company. USA. 2655 ANTI-BACKLASH BAITCASTING REEL, PRE-OWNED. I'm a Pflueger lover and use the 1492 and 1492 1/2 for 3 and 4wt double taper lines respectively, 1494 for 5wt WF or DT, 1494 1/2 for 6, 1495 for 7, 1495 1/2 for 8 and 1498 for 9/10 as a working collection. later half of the decade. Condition: Used. 1492½ come. the 1494. until the disc brake was perfected. Antique Akron Ohio 1959 Pflueger 1495 Medalist Right Hand Fly Reel Extra Spool Antique Akron Ohio 1959 Pflueger 1495 Medalist Right Hand Fly Reel Extra... moreSpool From our research we have determine that this very nice Pflueger 1495 Fly Reel was produced around 1959.