A fine ‘Hardy Silex style’ 4 1/2 inch reel with factory 1/4 rim cut out c 1899 by Dingley
Rim mounted milled on/off check works well, pillar drum core
This is the no crossbar model with ivorine handles fitted direct to drum.
correct smooth brass foot, Stamped D 1 inside for Dingley and retaining
most factory dark lead finish