Originally Posted by duckypaddler
What makes the rod so special?
I know there is a big market for antique rods, but there must be something extra special to fetch such prices. I saw the KY manufacturer. Is it just super rare, or just such extraordinary engineering?
And thanks for the response about the anchor. I will be happy to pay you, and need to find a time I can head your way.
Thanks on advance
This is considered to be one of the first modern reels. The Kentucky Reel paved the way for most of our modern-day reel designs. Also; these reels were made famous by the World's Fair and few famous fishing books back in the day.