This is a rare left hand retrieve Perfect from Hardy. The reel has a 1912 check, an ivorine handle and a smooth reel foot. The handle plate, reel frame, and spool frame are marked number 5. Being left hand retrieve, having a wide 1 5/8″ drum and 3 1/8″ diameter, this is a very rare reel.
On reel: Hardy’s Alnwick Patent, England, (engraved) Ray C. Winter, Portland, Ore.
Diameter 3 1/8″ and 1 5/8″ wide