Hardy Brass Face Perfect 3 1/2" Fly Reel

For sale here is a scarce brass face Hardy Perfect wide drum fly reel - 3 1/2" diameter with Hardy's 1896 check. Excellent plus original condition. Brilliant external finish remaining. Full length cast foot is unmolested, other than some faint etchings. Ivory handle spins freely. All parts stamped "4". Nice tight reel mechanically. No issues to speak of. No line burns on the pillars. This is a very nice example and very clean.