1980's Penn International 30SW, 50SW

Discussion in 'Fishing Chit Chat' started by tshaw, Aug 12, 2012.

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  1. tshaw
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    The 30 has never been spooled and the 50 looks like it has straight 100# Ande clear but has never been fished. (never used, both reels have gold clamps). What would you estimate on a fair value for posting? :hali_olutta:Cheers and thanks.
  2. dontfishenuff
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    There only good for nice looking paper weights. I'll take em off your hands for $150 each. Please respond fast, as others like good looking paper weights for more money than I do.
  3. tshaw
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    First time posting photos of my old-school two speeds - hope it works.
    30SW front.jpg

    30SW handle.jpg

    30SW sideplate.jpg

    50SW + tuna stick.jpg

    50SW handle side.jpg

    50SW overall.jpg
  4. mattbush
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    My office is right up the street from you by the looks of your photos. How much do you want for the 30?
  5. tshaw
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    Yes Matthew, I'm on River at 54th street. I'd say 3 bills.
  6. picasso
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    My estimate of a fair value would be $200 apiece, based on these factors.

    Those big reels in stock form (30 & 50 lb. class trollers) are sort of obsolete when compared to modern equipment,
    and they lack the upgrades necessary to flyline baits to big tuna.
    A collector would want the box and papers and stuff.
    A pretty paperweight is what it is now, unless you find a guy who likes to troll.
    Good luck.
  7. screamingreel
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    Hello Tim,

    Typically a 50SW will go for $250-350 depending on condition and if it has spectra.
    The 30SW will go for $200-300 depending on condition and if it has spectra.

    Both of yours look clean, but no spectra; so $500-ish seems fair for both.

    - Jeff
  8. tshaw
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    Hey thanks for the input Jeff and Joe. I will post them up at $250 a pop then. They need to get on the water - just not on my kayak!
  9. ekstrura
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    Do you still have the 50sw, yours looks like a deal.
    Ekstrura
  10. cloudman
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    If you ship to Hong Kong I will buy them as I use them on my boat