For sale here is a classic reel from Farlow's of London - a 3 inch "Aluminum" model reel - Hardy Perfect style. Adjustable caliper check, nice and adequately tight. Beautiful Holdfast logo and maker info stamped on winding plate. Serial number stamped on reel foot. Prior pillar line grooves have been filled in with a black hardening agent as seen in photo #4. Correct smooth and full length brass foot. No ball bearings. Perforated spool. Matching numbers throughout. The ivorine handle spins freely. Still a fine old Farlow's reel that would look great on your cane rod!