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A SELECTION OF VARIOUS HIGH QUALITY COLLECTABLE REELS

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  • RARE FARLOWS OF PALL MALL "UTILITY" CENTREPIN IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION £295

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  • A SCARCE CENTREPIN ONLY MADE 1936-1940 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NICKEL SILVER LG 4" DIAMETER HAVING THE HOLDFAST LOGO & " FARLOW & CO LTD LONDON SW.1" "UTILITY" TWIN IVORINE HANDLES CORRECT UNALTERED FOOT WITH ALL OF ITS ORIGINAL BLACK GUN METAL FINISH

  • RARE ANTIQUE "JULIUS VOM HOFE PAT. OCT. 8. 89 "SOLID NICKEL SILVER REEL ALSO WITH A RETAILERS STAMP " APPLETON & BASSETT BOSTON " A HIGH QUALITY REEL IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION £295

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  • ANTIQUE JOHN BERNARD "4 CHURCH PLACE PICCADILLY LONDON" AS ENGRAVED IN BEAUTIFUL SCRIPT Circa 1845 BRASS 2" CRANK WINCH, TURNED IVORY HANDLE, CRISP CHECK MECHANISM RARE SMALLEST SIZE £495

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  • SCARCE ANTIQUE Circa 1893 " DUPLEX PATENT" 4" BRASS SALMON REEL £695

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  • VERY RARE REEL THIS WAS PATENTED IN 1893 AS A UNIQUE REEL IN THAT IT COULD BE QUICKLY CHANGED FROM A FLY REEL TO A CASTING REEL BY TURNING THE HORN HANDLE COLLET/HOUSING. ALLCOCK LAUNCHED THE REEL IN 1894 ONLY A VERY FEW OF THESE REELS HAVE EVER TURNED, NICE COLLECTORS PIECE

  • VERY RARE HARDY BROS TRANSITIONAL BRASS FACED SMALLEST SIZE 2 1/2" WIDE DRUM P.O.A

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  • HAVING RARE BRASS DRUM WITH DESIRABLE BOW TIE PILLARS, OPEN BRONZE PHOSPHOR BEARINGS INDICATING A VERY EARLY 1896-97 BUILT REEL, SOME WEAR WITH SOME LINE GROOVING FROM NORMAL USE, THESE EARLY TRANSITIONAL REELS ARE VERY SCARCE & ESPECIALLY IN THIS SMALLEST 2 1/2" SIZE

  • SCARCE HARDY BROS 1896 BRASS PERFECT SALMON REEL 41/4" DIAMETER £3850

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  • ANTIQUE HARDY BROS 1ST MODEL SILEX 4" IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION £295

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  • ANTIQUE OGDEN SMITH 31/4" FLY REEL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION £165

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  • RARE ANTIQUE HARDY BROS Circa 1886  SPECIAL PATTERN HERCULES EXTREMELY RARE SIZE 2 5/8" IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH  NOT OFTEN FOUND ROD IN HAND & UNBORDERED OVAL LOGOS £695

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  • WALTER DINGLEY 3" FLY REEL WITH DESIRABLE BRONZE LINE GUIDE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION HAVING THE "D" STAMP INSIDE THE HOUSING £295

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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 £125

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ILLINGWORTH No.5 REEL IN EXCELLENT CONDITION COMPLETE WITH HAND TYPED INSTRUCTIONS/RECEIPT £295

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RARE HARDY BROS WALLIS No.2 PATTERN 3 1/2" CENTREPIN SHALLOW DRUM £295

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HARDY BROS 1920s ST.GEORGE FLY REEL £295

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VERY RARE HARDY BROS ZANE GREY 4 3/16" BIG GAME REEL P.O.A

THIS REEL FEATURED IN THE RECENT FILM "GENIUS" USED BY HOLLYWOOD ACTORS COLIN FIRTH & JUDE LAW IN A BIG GAME FISHING SCENE..SOLD

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BUILT IN CORROSION PROOF MONEL METAL 2.5:1 RATIO GEARING BUILT LIKE A SWISS WATCH, OFF SET TORPEDO HANDLE ON A COUNTER-BALANCED CRANK WINDING ARM MOUNTED ABOVE A SIX POINT CAPSTAN STAR DRAG ADJUSTER, LEATHER AUXILARY BRAKE PAD, THE FACE PLATE HAVING INSET THE ROYAL COAT OF ARMS & PRINCE OF WALES FEATHERS MEDALLIONS WITH FURTHER CIRCULAR INSET MEDALLIONS ON REAR PLATE. A VERY HIGH QUALITY & SCARCE COLLECTORS REEL

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...

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

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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!!

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

 
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

  • VERY RARE HARDY BROS SMALLEST SIZE 2 1/2" DIAMETER BRASS FACED PERFECT FLY REEL SOLD

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  • EXCEPTIONALLY RARE HARDY BROS 3 3/8" BRASS FACED PERFECT FLY REEL SOLD

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  • THE HARDY BROS BRASS FACED NARROW DRUM RANGE ARE VERY SCARCE & HIGHLY COLLECTABLE, THIS IS IN SUPERB ORIGINAL CONDITION WITH NO FLAWS , HAVING ALL THREE LOGOS ON THE BRASS PLATE, CORRECT FOOT NOT SHORTENED OR ALTERED. WITH ALL OF THE ORIGINAL LEADED FINISH, NO LINE LINE BURNS OR COROSION, HAVING THE EARLY 1896 CALIPER CHECK MECHANISM, A TRUE COLLECTORS REEL

  • VERY SCARCE LEVER TYPE VENTILATED ALLCOCKS AERIAL MODEL 7990 EXTRA WIDE 1 1/2" DRUM KNOWN AS THE MAHSEER/SALMON REEL IN FINE ORIGINAL CONDITION SOLD

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  • A NICE ARTICLE BY AERIAL EXPERT BOB SINGLETON IN THE CLASSIC ANGLING MAGAZINE RATING THE LEVER TYPE ONE OF THE RAREST AERIALS, BOB  WROTE THE EXCELLENT BOOK "THE ALLCOCK AERIAL COLLECTORS GUIDE" A GREAT BOOK FOR THE COLLECTOR ENTHUSIAST, ALSO I RECOMMEND SUBSCRIBING THE CLASSIC ANGLING MAGAZINE ANOTHER GREAT INFORMATIVE ARTICLE FOR THE ANGLER COLLECTOR ALIKE

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