Dingley Fly Reel 3 1/2" - Caged Spool - Malloch

For sale here is a 1920's vintage 3 1/2" caged spool fly reel made by WH Dingley for Malloch. This highly sought after brass pin caged reel has an early fixed caliper check, which is nicely blued and adequately strong. Stamped D2 on the frame with another roman numeral I mark on spool and frame. Correct original and un-filed smooth brass foot. Very, very minor line grooves by usual pillar. Original ivorine handle spins freely. No end play and no wobble. As with most leaded Dingleys, the majority of the original leading remains on the reel. Reel weighs 8.8 oz and the reel foot measures 2.7 inches.