Hardy Perfect all brass 1896 fly reel 3-1/4″ stunning 4 collector
A stunning Hardy 1896 all brass Perfect wide drum fly reel, rarely seen size, 3-1/4″ diameter in just the best collector condition,
factory white handle, Rod in Hand & Oval bordered logo to the winding plate, large and small holes to the dished faceplate, strapped tension regulator with Turks lock screw
cross-drilled correct 79mm smooth brass foot with a large central hole, the foot blade in all correct length, straight with NO filing, brass bearings, steel caliper check and internally correct with original screws etc.
the reel winds silky smooth, NO catching or binding and retains virtually all original factory finish
One of the best examples of an all brass Perfect and in a rare size too