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For sale here is a vintage Dingley 3 3/8" Perfect Style Fly Reel made for retailer Westley Richards.
Stamped D4 and 4 throughout. Retailed and stamped on winding plate "Westley Richards and Co Ltd Birmingham". This excellent+ condition reel is RHW and comes with a nice and strong check with spare spring/pawl from the 1930's. Ball bearing race on the winding plate. Knurled tensioner works perfectly. Brass line guide is spotless. Gear teeth and pawls are still very sharp. Un-filed original smooth brass reel foot with two screws. Great condition, slightly crazed ebonite handle spins freely. The reel has no wobble or end play. Reel foot is 2 3/4" long. No cracks/chips or prior repairs. Majority of original leading remaining. This is one super-nice reel that represents the fine craftsmanship Mr. Dingley is known for.