Hardy St. George 3" Fly Reel - Three Screw Latch

For sale here is a Hardy St. George 3 inch fly reel with three-screw latch. Excellent working condition. Much of the original leaded finish has worn off. No cracks, chips, or dings. Ribbed brass foot (filed at both ends) and duplicated MKII check. The reel comes with an agate line guide that is free of cracks. The tension regulator works as intended. Nice strong check throughout its range. The spool/spindle fit is a bit sloppy with some end play but not enough to cause concern. The origin of the Roman numerals is a mystery to me.