Hardy - Perfect 4 1/4" Fly Reel - 1920's
For sale here is a 4 1/4" Hardy wide drum Perfect salmon reel. 1920's vintage, featuring dark leaded finish, adjustable check with roped tensioner, nickel silver spool retaining screw and full-length smooth brass foot (3.60"). The fat ebonite handle spins freely, and the check has great resistance throughout it's range. Mechanically very tight and smooth. The finish is largely intact, and the reel shows only minor signs of honest use; it remains in excellent condition. 4 1/4" across the frame with a spool width of 1.5". The reel weighs 17.0 oz. A classic salmon reel, ready to hit the water once again. Sold in a shearling lined suede pouch.