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A SELECTION OF VARIOUS HIGH QUALITY COLLECTABLE REELS

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VERY SCARCE HARDY BROS MKI DUCKS FOOT ALTEX REEL IN GOOD CONDITION £1500

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ANTIQUE E.C FEATHERSTONE & G.HART PATENT MULTIPLIER BRASS SALMON REEL circa 1891 SOLD

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VERY RARE MULTIPLYING VERSION BUILT IN 1891` DEEMED TO BE ONE OF THE RAREST BRASS ENGLISH BUILT REEL, 4" DIAMETER WITH RAISED HOUSING, SKELETON DESIGN FOR LIGHTNESS A VERY INGENIOUS DESIGNED REEL WHICH WAS WAY AHEAD OF ITS TIME.A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE

VERY RARE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED PERFECT 33/4" SALMON FLY REEL P.O.A Sold

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THIS IS THE RARELY SEEN VARIANT WITH NICKEL SILVER CIRCILAR MEDALLION SPINDLE COVER CENTRALLY ENGRAVED "BALL BEARING" & OUTER BAND "PATENT PERFECT REEL, HARDY BROS LTD ALNWICK ALSO HAVING THE DESIRABLE 1903 REVOLVING LINE GUIDE IN VERY GOOD FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION AND PROBABLY ONE OF THE RAREST BRASS FACED PERFECT REEL FOR THE COLLECTOR...

SCARCE ANTIQUE BOWNESS & BOWNESS BRASS REEL circa 1851 £450

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INSCRIBED "BOWNESS & BOWNESS 230 THE STRAND LONDON" NICE ORIGINAL DARK PATINA, RARE SMALLEST SIZE 21/2" DIAMETER, EARLY FIVE RIVET FOOT, TURNED HORN HANDLE, RAISED CHECK HOUSING, NICE VERY EARLY COLLECTORS REEL

ANTIQUE WILKES OSPREY HEATON 31/2" DIAMETER WITH LG, ON/OFF CHECK NICKEL SILVER FOOT & BACK IN FINE CONDITION £195

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ILLINGWORTH No.5 REEL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION COMPLETE WITH HAND TYPED INSTRUCTIONS/RECEIPT £395

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EXTREMELY RARE HARDY BROS HOUGHTON 2 5/8" WIDE DRUM BRASS FACED PERFECT FLY REEL SOLD

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RARE HARDY BROS WALLIS No.2 PATTERN 3 1/2" CENTREPIN SHALLOW DRUM £495

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RARE EARLY HARDY BROS ST.GEORGE FLY REEL Circa 1917 Reduced £695

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SPECIAL PRESENTATION EDITION 1 OF 1 1903 HARDY BROS 1ST MODEL BOUGLE £995

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ANTIQUE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED PERFECT REEL Sold

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WITH DESIRABLE & RARE 1903 LINE GUIDE, UNUSUAL 41/8" DIAMETER, 1905 CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM, TURKS HEAD LOCKING NUT, ROD IN HAND LOGOS, VERY NICE COLLECTORS PIECE

ABU LIMITED EDITION AMBASSADEUR DE-LUXE No.5000 GOLD PLATED & A ABU 1921-1991 AMBASSADEUR No.6000 ANNIVERSARY REEL £450 & £350

 

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VERY RARE HARDY BROS FORTUNA 9" BIG GAME REEL WITH BRAKE SOLD

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IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION, THIS IS A VERY RARE REEL HAVING DESIRABLE BRAKE, NOTICE THE UNUSUAL TWIN TORPEDO RAISED HANDLES, A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE AND WOULD BE A REAL JOY TO HEAR THIS REEL SINGING WITH A MIGHTY TUNNY! OR MARLIN ON THE END!!

HARDY BROS ANDREAS PATENT FORTUNA 6" BIG GAME REEL SOLD

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ANTIQUE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED 1896 CHECK PERFECT SALMON REEL £1650 Sold

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A 3 3/4" DIAMETER IN NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION, CORRECT FOOT NOT SHORTENED OR ALTERED, 1896 CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM, TURKS HEAD LOCKING NUT TENSIONER, HAVING ALL OF ITS ORIGINAL LEADED FINISH, ALL CORRECT, A GOOD HONEST & HIGHLY COLLECTABLE REEL

ALLCOCK AERIAL 31/2" WITH L/G IN NICE CONDITION £595

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STAN BOGDAN 200M SALMON FLY REEL REGARDED AS ONE OF THE BEST QUALITY HANDBUILT REELS IN THE WORLD A SUPERB DRAG SYSTEM & HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER Sold

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ANTIQUE ALLCOCK AERIAL CENTREPIN 3 1/2" £595

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IN FINE CONDITION, ALL ORIGINAL GUN METAL FINISH, SPINS NICELY WITH NO WOBBLE, CORRECT BRASS FOOT, CIRCULAR LOGO, NICE COLLECTABLE & USEABLE REEL

SCARCE PERCY WADHAM METEOR BAIT CASTING REEL circa.1908 £795

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THE DREADNOUGHT CASTING REEL Co "METEOR" 4" DIAMETER, THE CRAFTSMANSHIP & QUALITY OF THIS REEL IS SUPERB, NUMEROUS VENTILATIONS WITH IVORY CASTING LEVER, HIGHLY COLLECTABLE IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION

EXTREMELY RARE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED 5" PERFECT REEL SOLD

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IN VERY NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH DESIRABLE 1903 LINE GUIDE, THIS IS A VERY RARE LARGEST SIZED REEL. HAVING ALL OF ITS ORIGINAL BRONZING ON THE BRASS FACE PLATE AND ORIGINAL LEADED FINISH, CORRECT BRASS FOOT NOT SHORTENED A HIGHLY COLLECTABLE REEL A VERY RARE FIND THAT HAS NEVER BEEN OFFERED TO THE MARKET BEFORE

1905 HARDY BROS 4" SALMON PERFECT FLY REEL WITH REVOLVING LINE GUIDE SOLD

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1912 HARDY BROS 41/4" PERFECT SALMON FLY REEL WITH REVOLVING L/G SOLD

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ANTIQUE HARDY BROS 1912 4 1/4" SALMON FLY PERFECT REEL SOLD

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ANTIQUE HARDY BROS 1917 PERFECT 2 7/8" REEL SOLD

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RARE ANTIQUE ILLINGWORTH NO.1 REEL SOLD

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RARE ILLINGWORTH N0.5 sold

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ANTIQUE ILLINGWORTH No.3 PAPE OF NEWCASTLE RARE STAMPED sold

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HARDY BROS 1912 4 1/2" SALMON FLY PERFECT sold

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ANTIQUE EBONITE & BRASS" HORWOOD  MAKER KILLIN LOCH TAY" 5" SALMON FLY REEL made by Malloch of Perth SOLD

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VERY RARE 4 1/2" ALLCOCK IMPROVED COXON AERIAL SOLD

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THIS IS A VERY RARE FIND THE ALLCOCK IMPROVED COXON AERIAL CENTREPIN BUILT ONLY 1925-28. ALLCOCK ADVERTISED ONLY SIZES 31/2" & 4" , THE LARGEST 41/2" ARE EXTREMELY RARE. HAS VENTILATED ALLOY DRUM IN GUNMETAL FINISH, 12 SPOKES WITH REGULATOR, WIDE DRUM, MAHOGANY BACK WITH ORIGINAL VARNISH , INTERNAL BRASS LINER, BRASS FOOT AND ON/OFF CHECK BUTTON, COPPER CALLIPER SPRING, TWIN XYLONITE HANDLES. THIS REEL ALL IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, FINE COLLECTORS PIECE

RARE HARDY BROS ST.GEORGE MULTIPLIER REEL WAR TIME FINISH Sold

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RARE NARROW DRUM ANTIQUE ALLCOCKS AERIAL 3 1/2" DIAMETER EBONITE BACK  FLANGE SOLD

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IN NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION, EARLY COPPER CALIPER CHECK, "PATENT" STAMP, EBONITE REAR FLANGE, TWIN HORN HANDLES, ON OFF CHECK BUTTON, SPINS NICE & TRUE NO WOBBLE, CORRECT SMOOTH BRASS FOOT, NICE COLLECTORS REEL

RARE CONTRACTED PERFECT REEL BY HARDY BROS 3" DIAMETER SOLD

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THE NARROW DRUM REELS WERE GENERALLY MEASURED IN 1/8" DIAMETERS, HOWEVER THIS REEL MEASURES EXACTLY 3". HAVING CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM CORRECT ALLOY FOOT, BRIDGED TENSIONER, IVORINE HANDLE, NICE COLLECTORS REEL

HARDY BROS 1920s ST.GEORGE FLY REEL £395

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HARDY BROS 1912 PERFECT SALMON FLY SOLD

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HARDY BROS 1920s 3 7/8" PERFECT FLY REEL SOLD

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ANTIQUE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED PERFECT  SALMON REEL Sold

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IN GOOD ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH MOST OF THE BRONZE LACQUER FINISH ON THE BRASS PLATE, ROD IN HAND & STRAIGHT LINE LOGOS, CORRECT SMOOTH BRASS FOOT NOT SHORTENED OR ALTERED, LARGE 4 1/4" DIAMETER WITH DESIRABLE 1903 LINE GUIDE, EARLY CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM WITH TURKS HEAD TENSION ADJUSTER, HAVING A GOOD STRONG  CRISP RATCHET, NICE RARE REEL

ANTIQUE TURNBULL FLY REEL BY WALTER DINGLEY SOLD

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IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH ALL BLACK LEADED FINISH, EARLY CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM 3 1/2" DIAMETER, CORRECT BRASS FOOT, BRASS PILLARED DRUM CORE RARE ORIGINAL IN FINE CONDITION


ALLCOCK LEVER CHECK AERIAL SOLD

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IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL GUN METAL FINISH SMALLEST 3 1/2" DIAMETER, TWIN STEPPED IVORINE HANDLES, CORRECT BRASS FOOT , WITH DESIRABLE RIM-MOUNTED CHECK LEVER ONLY MADE 1932-1946 WITH BOOKLET GUIDE & LEATHER BLOCK CASE

 RARE HARDY BROS 2 3/4" PERFECT circa 1905 SOLD

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RARE ANTIQUE SMALL SIZE WIDE DRUM PERFECT HAVING 1905 CHECK MECHANISM, BRIDGED TENSION ADJUSTER, IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, VERY HARD REEL TO FIND

ALLCOCKS THE MARVEL 3" FLY REEL SOLD

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Retailed £1500 RARE HARDY BROS LIMITED EDITION ST.GEORGE FLY REEL £1250 Reduced £995

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ONLY 100 OF THESE REELS WERE PRODUCED & COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE ROYAL WEDDING. A 3" DIAMETER GOLD EDITION WITH AGATE LINE GUIDE, WITH LEATHER CASE, BOX & LEAFLET/BOOKLET. IN MINT CONDITION A VERY FINE COLLECTORS REEL

RARE LIMITED EDITION HARDY BROS "THE HOUGHTON SPECIAL" REEL sold

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A 2 3/4" PERFECT FLY REEL WIDE DRUM WITH TENSION REGULATOR, IVORINE HANDLE, IN MINT CONDITION, A FINE COLLECTORS REEL COMPLETE WITH LEATHER CASE, BOX & BOOKLET & GUARANTEE, RARE ITEM THIS BEING NO.002 OF THE LIMITED RUN

STAN BOGDAN SALMON FLY REEL SOLD

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THIS IS A  SIZE 0 SALMON FLY REEL THESE REELS ARE BUILT TO THE HIGEST QUALITY THE DRAG SYSTEM IS SUPERB, BLACK ANODIZED FRONT & BACKPLATES WITH CHAMPAGNE CAGE, THIS REEL WAS SERVICED BY MR BOGDAN 2008 AND COMES WITH RECEIPT, LEFT HAND WIND

RARE HARDY BROS ST.GEORGE MULTIPLIER DRY FLY REEL sold

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ALLCOCKS THE POPULAR AERIAL CENTREPIN 4" DIAMETER SOLD

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IN VERY GOOD CONDITION A 4" DAIMATER WIDE DRUM, TWIN FORWARD TAPERED IVORINE HANDLES, CORRECT SMOOTH BRASS FOOT, SPOKED TENSIONER WITH ON/OFF CHECK BUTTON COMPLETE WITH LOGOS & SPINS NICELY WITH NO WOBBLE

HARDY BROS ST.GEORGE FLY REEL SOLD

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A 3 3/8" DIAMETER WITH ORIGINAL SHINY FINISH SPOOL ALL IN EXCELLENT ORIGINAL FINISH, THREE SCREW DRUM RELEASE CATCH, CORRECT RIBBED BRASS FOOT, WITH LINE GUIDE

WALTER DINGLEY 3 1/4" LEFT HAND FLY REEL SOLD

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IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH ALL THE ORIGINAL BLACK LEAD FINISH, WITH BRASS & BRONZE LINED GUIDE, PILLARED DRUM CORE, HAVING BRIDGED TENSION ADJUSTER HAS THE "D" DINGLEY STAMP, CORRECT BRASS FOOT, RARE LEFT HAND WIND

 RARE HARDY BROS 1896 CHECK UNIQUA 2 7/8" FLY REEL SOLD

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IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH FLAT 1896 CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM, CORRECT BRASS FOOT NOT SHORTENED OR ALTERED, NICKEL SILVER HORSESHOE DRUM RELEASE CATCH, RARE SMALLEST SIZE, NICE COLLECTORS REEL

 
RARE
HARDY BROS ST.GEORGE SALMON FLY REEL SOLD

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ONLY MADE
IN 1920-1924, THIS IS THE RARE 1921 VERSION WITH SILENT FORWARD WIND ONLY
BUILT IN THIS 41/4" DIAMETER, THESE REELS WERE MORE EXPENSIVE THAN THE PERFECTS,
ONLY PRODUCED FOR FIVE SEASONS WITH PROBABLY ONLY AROUND 80 OF THESE REELS
BUILT. VERY RARE COLLECTORS PIECE IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH STAMPED BLOCK LEATHER CASE

 
RARE HARDY BROS 4 1/4"
BRASS FACED SALMON PERFECT REEL SOLD

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A 1905 CHECK MECHANISM
BRASS FACED SALMON PERFECT FITTED WITH DESIRABLE 1903 BRASS FRAMED LINE
GUIDE, ALL IN CORRECT ORIGINAL CONDITION, TURKS HEAD LOCKING NUT BRIDGED TENSION
ADJUSTER, FULL LENGTH BRASS FOOT, STRONG CRISP CHECK, VERY HARD TO FIND THESE
HIGHLY COLLECTABLE HISTORIC SALMON FLY REELS


RARE VINTAGE
MITCHELL DL 300 REEL SOLD

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THIS IS THE RARE
EARLY VERSION OF THE CLASSIC DL WITH GOLD PLATED COMPONENTS, IN FINE MINT
CONDITION COMPLETE WITH HARDWOOD BOX SPARE SPOOL ORIGINAL BOOKLET, GUARANTEE ALL
STILL IN THE SHRINK WRAPPING A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE VERY DIFFICULT TO ACQUIRE
ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION

VERY RARE ANTIQUE HARDY BROS BRASS & EBONITE REEL SOLD

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circa 1882-1888, A VERY EARLY HARDY BROS BRASS REEL 2 5/8" DIAMETER WITH GERMAN SILVER RIMS, EBONITE BACKPLATE, BRASS HANDLE PLATE WITH EARLY HARDY BROS BORDERED LOGO, VERY RARE

ULTRA RARE 2 3/4" ALLCOCK AERIAL WIDE DRUM CENTRE PIN REEL sold

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IN SUPERB CONDITION WITH TWIN IVORINE HANDLES EARLY CALLIPER SPRING CHECK MECHANISM, ROUND ALLCOCK LOGO ON THE BACKPLATE, "PATENT" ON THE FRONT FLANGE, HALF CIRCLE BP LINEGUIDE WITH ROLLER PILLAR, CORRECT SMOOTH BRASS FOOT, HAVING ALL OF ITS GUN METAL FINISH A TRUE COLLECTORS PIECE circa 1921

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A SELECTION OF HARDY BROS TRADITIONAL FULLY DRESSED SALMON FLIES

 
HARDY BROS 4" SALMON
FLY REEL circa 1928 WITH REVOLVING NICKEL SILVER LINE
GUIDE SOLD

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 RARE VINTAGE LEFT HAND WIND 41/4" HARDY BROS PERFECT SALMON REEL
WITH NICKEL SILVER LINE GUIDE SOLD

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RARE 2 3/4 FOSTERS OF ASHBOURNE DINGLEY BUILT FLY REEL SOLD

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IN FINE CONDITION, ST.GEORGE STYLE DRY FLY REEL WITH CORRECT SMOOTH BRASS FOOT WITH A CONSTANT CHECK MECHANISM RARE SMALL SIZE

WALTER DINGLEY 3 1/4" FLY REEL SOLD

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IN FINE CONDITION WITH NICKEL SILVER HORSE SHOE DRUM LATCH & FOOT HAVING THE "D" STAMP A NICE COLLECTABLE REEL

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