Orvis - CFO III Fly Reel w/ 2 Spare Spools - Screwback
For sale here is an Orvis CFO III "screwback" fly reel with 2 spare spools, made for Orvis by Hardy. Stan Bogdan created the original prototype for this reel and they were first offered for sale in the 1971 Orvis catalog. RHW or LHW. This is an early 1970's reel featuring a ported spool and frame with aluminum center screw and rivets, dark gray enamel paint, three-hole aluminum reel foot, and quick release spool. Very good used condition, mechanically perfect with some light wear/rash to the frame near the bottom pillar. Sold in a fleece lined zipper case. From the collection of Per G. Brandin.