Hardy Brass Face Perfect 3 3/4" Fly Reel

For sale here is a fine and scarce brass face Hardy Perfect wide drum fly reel - 3 3/4" diameter with 1896 check. Excellent+ condition. Full length original foot. Ivory handle spins freely. Stamped "3" throughout. Nice tight reel mechanically. No cosmetic issues to speak of. The reel appears to be 100% original. Cleaned and put back on the shelf.

These 100+ year old reels are wildly coveted throughout the world as the "Perfect" reel to bring salmon, steelhead, and other fish to the net!