William Mills & Son Original "Fairy" Raised Pillar / Hard Rubber Fly Reel

For sale here is an original William Mills & Son "Fairy" Raised Pillar / Hard Rubber Fly Reel. Made by Julius Vom Hofe. Specifically made for use with the Leonard Baby Catskill fly rods, this 2 1/4" diameter (pillar to pillar) reel features an aluminum spool and nickel silver fittings. The tiny crank handle has a hard rubber grasp and the foot is full length and straight. The reel overall is in excellent+ condition, inside and outside. Stamped very legibly "William Mills & Son N.Y." on headplate. One very tiny chip to the tailplate rim (see photo #6).