Hardy Crank Wind Fly Reel 2 1/2"

For sale here is a 2 1/2â" diameter Hardy Bronzed Crank Wind reel from the early 1890s with nicely waisted crank handle and tapered, domed bone handle. Constant click check in both directions and no undue play. All pillars and foot appear to be original and in good order. An excellent example of this early Hardy reel with clean crisp "Rod in Handâ" and "Enclosed ovalâ" logos and a superb patina.