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Abu Cardinal 66 with spare spool.

Abu Cardinal 66 with spare spool.£ 65.00 Sold Out

First made in Sweden in 1965, the Cardinal 66 is rightly acknowledged as a classic of the fixed spool reel ilk. With optional anti-reverse, folding handle and adjustable clutch, this is the classic green and cream version complete with model details side plate, maker’s side plate and original Abu sticker. Very little loss to finish […]

Hardy Perfect 3 1/8″ with agate line guard in box

Hardy Perfect 3 1/8″ with agate line guard in box£ 200.00

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 […]

Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ with smoked agate line guard in box

Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ with smoked agate line guard in box£ 250.00

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 Mark II check. With single handle, correct alloy […]

Hardy Perfect 3 5/8″ (1960’s)

Hardy Perfect 3 5/8″ (1960’s)£ 275.00 Sold Out

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. With single handle, correct alloy foot, and rim mounted tension screw this reel is a great example from the 1960’s. […]

Hardy Hardex No. II Mk. II

Hardy Hardex No. II Mk. II£ 60.00

This super little spinning/ threadline reel was made between 1937-57. The drag is adjusted by the single arm mechanism to the front of the Bakelite drum and the flyer is chromed. A lovely, simple half-bale arm reel, with all the engineering quality you’d expect from a British made Hardy reel. The example offered here is […]

Mitchell 410A

Mitchell 410A£ 32.00 Sold Out

Great 1980’s reel from the ever reliable house of Mitchell (not Grant or Phil obviously!). The reel is in great mechanical condition and has suffered virtually no paint loss (small section on reel foot, where it goes under a reel band, missing). The reel comes with the vinyl protective case shown. As always we will […]

Millwards Wooden Nottingham reel 4″

Millwards Wooden Nottingham reel 4″£ 75.00

Companies like Millwards made many wooden reels over the course of their existence – even as late as the 1960’s – but this one is a bit special! Its in superb condition – its probably only seen a rod once or twice – and even has its maker’s box (repaired – one side of the […]

Hardy The Princess fly reel

Hardy The Princess fly reel£ 110.00

Made between 1951 and 2003 (this one dates to around 1970) The Princess was one of Hardy’s more successful later creations, part of its post-war “Lightweight” series – with concentric rows of ventilations to reduce weight, 2 screw finger latch, optional left or rhw and nickel silver U shape line guard. The example here is […]

Hardy Prince 7/8

Hardy Prince 7/8£ 100.00

Made between 1984 -1991 The Prince was noted for the introduction of a novel new check system (its in the drum arbor!) and for the new “twist” check mechanism located on the back plate. Well built reels that were popular accompaniments to the Hardy Graphite rods of the time. The example here is in great […]

Hardy St John 3 7/8ths in zip case

Hardy St John 3 7/8ths in zip case£ 195.00

The St. John, which was in production between 1923 and 1993 (this one dates to c. 1950s), was designed as a light salmon reel. With 2 screw latch fitting, ribbed brass foot (unfiled) and rim mounted tension adjuster, this was a robust reel that has found favour in recent years with anglers in both Canada […]