This is a an exceptionally beautiful perforated brass face reel from Hardy Bros! The reel is pre-1900 and is perforated through the “rod in hand” logo. It has a smooth brass seat and an ivorine handle. It has a great covered drag and a 1896 click. This is an exceptional old reel ready to be fished!
On the reel, perforated over stamps: (Rod in hand) Trademark, Hardy Bros, Makers, Alnwick, 4 hardys Pat. “Perfect” Reel
Measures 3 3/8″ diameter