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Hardy Bougle MK V 3″ Lightweight Centenary Limited Edition reel No 000

I keep saying it, just when you think you’ve seen it all, up pops this one in another collection we bought this week. A unique, one-off reel, this factory gold finish would not normally have been offered for sale, being part of the Hardy Archives. This number 000 would have been from the first production […]

The Spitfire Story

We received an interesting response to John Stephenson’s blog of 1st April regarding the Spitfire reel. See below for some additional detail from our guest blogger ‘Tippit’. Sir A note to congratulate you on your fabulous blog regarding the evolution, development and eventual production of the iconic Spitfire reel finish from the famous Hardy Bros’ […]