Hardy Brass faced Perfect 4-1/4″ vintage salmon fly reel in makers brown card box
Hardy brass faced Perfect 4 ¼” diameter wide drum vintage salmon fly reel. The bronze winding plate stamped Rod in Hand and straight-line logos, factory white handle turns well. The original 92mm smooth brass foot is kinked to one end, not short, can probably be heated and straightened. Strap tension regulator with Turks lock screw, internal blue steel upright calliper spring and pawl. The inner backplate stamped “A10595” and the winding plate spool and frame all stamped “No.1”. The reel winds silky smooth and well. Original left-hand drum screw, minor line burn to one pillar corner. The reel retains virtually all original dark lead finish and comes in the maker’s metal cornered brown card box.