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Hardy Spoon 2″

Hardy Spoon 2″£ 25.00

First offered by Hardys in 1925 this example, with its crimped sides, dates from c.1932 – 1945. In great unused with only a tiny chip of green paint missing from the keel head. As always we will try and combine postage on items wherever possible – refunding any excess on receipt of your order.

Mallochs 6 x 3.5″ (deep) fly box

Mallochs 6 x 3.5″ (deep) fly box£ 50.00

This lovely black japanned box is in excellent overall condition: the japanning is 80%+ intact on the exterior and better still (90%) on the cream inside! No dints or dings at all, the only slight marring feature is the former owners name painted to the outside in silver paint. The box is of the thicker […]

Hardy fly tin (small)

Hardy fly tin (small)£ 20.00 Sold Out

Measuring just 2.75 x 4″ this is the smallest japanned clip tin that Hardy made. The black japanned exterior to this box is in great condition – sadly the cream interior is not so good (see photos) as sometimes happens with these tins. A great little fly tin to pop in your waistcoat pocket as […]

Hardy Test Montagu fly box – with flies

Hardy Test Montagu fly box – with flies£ 25.00

Measuring the classic 3.25 x 6″ this Hardy fly box originally had an external cast wallet. Internally it has a cast holder (cork) and dampener (this has been replaced at some stage with a more modern sponge type) as well as 12 compartments with celluloid lids for flies. The lids in this example show some […]

Hardy Exalta Mk II

Hardy Exalta Mk II£ 100.00

Made between 1958 -65 this version of the brilliant Hardy Exalta is characterised by the triangular label and ambidextrous winding. With gun metal painted finish, 3.2:1 helical gears, optional anti-reverse and slipping capstan clutch this is a superbly engineered reel. A novel feature is the reversible foot that can be used in the “swan neck” […]

Hardy Conquest 4 3/8″ Centrepin reel

Hardy Conquest 4 3/8″ Centrepin reel£ 150.00 Sold Out

The Conquest is Hardy’s fine trotting reel. With all the high quality engineering you’d expect to find of Hardy’s, the Conquest is very lightweight, with a wide drum core yet narrow width (just 5/8″ between the plates) – making the reel very popular with long trotters and stick float fishers. The reel has the ivorine […]

Hardy Altex No. 1 Mk. V

Hardy Altex No. 1 Mk. V£ 130 Sold Out

The smallest of the Altexes: this dinky little fellow measures only 3.5″ front to back! With 4 spoke capstan drag, ebonite spool and turned ebonite handle this full bail arm version dates from the 1950’s. In excellent condition throughout (one line groove on roller – can be filed out if for use) and with most […]

Hardy Richard Walker Superlite Reservoir #7/8

Hardy Richard Walker Superlite Reservoir #7/8£ 60.00 Sold Out

Fabulous hollow glass 2 piece brown glass rod measuring 9′ 3″, whipped in green tipped with red. Low bridge butt eye (no lining) and snake inter guides with “pitchfork” tip eye. Nice clean example of this great little rod designed by the legendary Richard Walker for Hardys and relatively rare, being produced just for the […]

Hardy Altex No.3 Mark V with spare spool

Hardy Altex No.3 Mark V with spare spool£ 145.00 Sold Out

The largest size of this popular reel the No. 3 is described thus in the 1937 edition of the Hardy Catalogue: “This model has made it possible to use successfully lines of breaking strains as high as 12 and 15lbs [for spinning] ….. The No.3 “Altex” will handle both light and heavy – or orthodox […]

REDUCED: Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ Fly Reel

REDUCED: Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ Fly Reel£ 155.00

First made in 1890 the Hardy Perfect is, for most, the quintessential fly reel. Beloved of collectors and anglers alike it is the reel upon which Hardy built its fame and went through many iterations. This reel is from the Perfect’s classic alloy period and has a Duplicated Mark II check. With single handle, correct […]