This is a wonderful perforated brass reel from Hardy Bros! The reel weighs 13.5 ounces, it is solid on one side, perforated and slightly concave on the other. The reel is pre-1900 and has the “rod in hand” logo. It has a smooth brass seat and an ivorine handle. It has a great covered drag and a 1894 click.
On the reel: (Rod in hand) Trademark, Hardys PatHardy Bros, Makers, Alnwick.
Measures 3 1/2″ diameter