A very nice Hardy Brothers The “Perfect” fly fishing reel made specially for Abercrombie & Fitch of New York. The reel has a nice, solid agate line guard and has a ribbed brass seat.
Stamped on reel: Made by Hardy Bros. Ltd., Alnwick, England, Size 3 1/8″, The “Perfect” Fly Reel, Brit. Pat. Nos. 145904 &U.S.A. 369867, Duplicated. Mark II
Stamped on the reel seat:Pat No.272409
Measures 3 1/8″ diameter.