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Brindley John Ayers Catalogue of Vintage and Collectable Fishing Tackle

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Hardy Reels

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H-1662 3.3/4” Hardy the “Silex Major” casting reel in fine original condition, smooth brass foot, back plate having round 4 position nickel silver brake regulator , this style adjuster was catalogued from 1925 to 1927 only, ivorine brake lever, with twin ebonite handles, spool with 2 rows of ventilations,  reel stamped inside with initials T.A.. ( Tommy Armstrong ) circa 1926, this check can be seen on page 253  of the Hardy book the Masters and the men by John Dewitt. fine reel

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£180
H-1664 4.1/8" Hardy the "St Andrew" Salmon fly reel in very fine lightly used  condition, reel very little used and retaining most of the original grey enamel finish,   heavy nickel silver "U" shaped line guide, ventilated spool,  ridged alloy foot, a few very small marks or minor blemishes,  2 screw drum latch, reel circa 1964, now very hard to find and much sought after  to Salmon fish, having a good large line capacity.

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H-1665 4" Hardy the "Decantelle MK-1" Centrepin reel in very fine original condition,  ridged brass foot twin ebonite handles, with ebonite  rim mounted casting trigger, and  rim mounted tension regulator, spool having single row of ventilations and held to spindle with  domed slotted nut, fine rare reel retaining almost all of the original finish,  reel produced from made 1932 - 1939, this 1st model reel circa  1933

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£220
H-1666 4.1/8" x 2.1/8" Hardy the  "Marquis Salmon No-2 Salmon fly  reel in fine lightly  used condition, honest  light marks to finish, fully ventilated spool with polished rim,  ridged brass foot in fine fishing  condition, , this is a superb large capacity Salmon fly reel to take the heaviest of Salmon fly lines complete with modern line and in Hardy zip case, circa 1980's

 

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£240
H-1667 4.1/2" x 2.1/8"  The "Silex Major " in very fine original condition, , smooth brass foot twin ebonite  handles  and ivorine handle to rim mounted  casting lever, jewelled bearing   2 rows of large  small ventilations to spool face,  hardy reel details to back plate in curved text, reel retaining  its dark silvery finish, owners dedication in script around centre of spool,  bronzy lacquer to original finish, superb reel dating circa 1924

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H-1668 3.3/4" Hardy the “Silex Major” Casting reel in very fine  original condition, ridged brass foot, half moon ivorine brake indicator  , twin  ebonite handles, with with large rim mounted bulbous shaped ivorine brake lever,  reel stamped inside with initials J. B .W  Joe Wallace  1910-1939 )) Reel circa 1928, superb example with about all the finish

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£180

 

H-1670 4" Hardy the "Super Silex" casting reel reel  in very fine original condition, 90cm ridged brass foot not filed, twin ebonite handles, ivorine  rim mounted brake knob,  reel stamped inside wit initials J.B.W. ( Joe Wallace ) reel circa 1930's, half moon ivorine brake indicator to back plate, working fine, with jewelled baring release catch on spool face ,  reel in very fine original condition,  cage retaining  most of the original black lead finish ,

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£240
H-1671 5" hardy the "Longstone" Centrepin reel in honest used condition ridged alloy foot un-ventilated spool, twin ebonite handles, nickel silver  knurled edged  drum screw and  regulator,   nickel silver Bickerdyke line guide,  with works fitted  free spool button to back plate, nice  honest original condition reel, with not often seen regulator to back. circa 1950

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H-1672 3" Hardy the "St George" Fly reel in fine original condition, grey agate line guide ( not cracked ), ridged brass foot, rim mounted tension  regulator, duplicated MK-2 check, ebonite handle mounted on ventilated winding plate with 2 screw drum release latch,  reel retaining nearly all the original grey enamel finish, light honest paint wear to rims ,

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H-1673 4.1/8" x 2.1/8" Hardy the  "Marquis Salmon No-2 Salmon fly  reel in fine lightly  used condition, honest  light marks to finish, fully ventilated spool with polished rim,  ridged brass foot in fine fishing  condition, , this is a superb large capacity Salmon fly reel to take the heaviest of Salmon fly lines complete with modern line and in Hardy zip case, circa 1980's

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£240
H-1678 Rare Hardy the N0-3 " Sea Altex" in unused condition, this is the 1st model with polished alloy saddle foot, and finger pick-up bail arm, the ebonite spool was fitted on the underside with a  felt disk that would be soaked with lanolin to stop any salt or sand getting in the drum, the felt pad is held on with a brass circular plate screwed into the back of the spool, spool housing has black anodized finish  with black anodized  finish to body, the saddle foot is bolted to the body with 2 screws, ebonite handle on folding arm, this reel is circa 1937, this reel was made in very low numbers, only 11 in 1937 and 13 in 1938, there were very few of these reels made altogether, in 1937 the reel cost £6 10shillings, this represented 2.1/2 times  average weekly wage , and after the war in the 1952 export catalogue it was £15 10s, this is why this reel is so rare, probably less than 95 reels ever made, and this is a first model that has never been used in leatherette box

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H-1679 4.1/4" x 2"  The "Silex Major " casting reel in very fine original condition, , ridged brass foot, spool with 2 rows of ventilations ,back plate with half moon ivorine brake indicator and rim mounted nickel silver  regulator , jewelled bearing, twin  ebonite handles, with with large rim mounted bulbous shaped ivorine brake lever,  reel stamped inside with initials R.M.S  Robert Marshal Scott (1916 - 1967) Reel circa 1928, superb example with nearly all the original lacquered black lead finish

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£240
H-1680 4"x 1.3/4"wide  The "Silex Major " casting reel in very fine original condition, , ridged brass foot, spool with 2 rows of ventilations ,back plate with half moon ivorine brake indicator and rim mounted nickel silver  regulator , jewelled bearing, twin  ebonite handles, with with large rim mounted bulbous shaped ivorine brake lever,  reel stamped inside with initials R.M.S  Robert Marshal Scott (1916 - 1967) Reel circa 1928, superb example with nearly all the original lacquered black lead finish

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H-1681 Hardy the  "Marquis #6 Trout fly  reel in fine lightly  used condition, honest  light marks to finish, fully ventilated  dark finished spool with polished rim,  ridged brass foot in fine fishing  condition, , this is a superb large capacity Salmon fly reel to take the heaviest of Salmon fly lines complete with modern line and in Hardy zip case, circa 1980's ( H-1681 )

£80
H-1682      
H-1683      

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