This is a very old Perfect rod in hand reel! It has an excellent ball bearing drag. The drag knob is covered. It has a 3 5/8″ smooth brass seat, an ivorine handle, and is right hand retrieve. The center screw is original.
On the reel: Hardy Bros Makers Alnwick, Hardy’s Pat., “Perfect Reel”, Trademark (rod in hand logo)
Measures 4 1/4″ diameter