The first edition in book format of the legendary reference work to Jess Miller’s famous Dunkeld Collection of Hardy Reels, originally responsible in for taking the collecting of vintage fishing tackle to a higher level, contains a brand new section on Hardy Lures as well as Price Guides to more than Hardy Reels and Lures. All Hardy reels, including some of the rarest ever made, are shown in full colour with many displaying their Check mechanisms to help with identification and dating. Jess assists the novice as well as the expert collector with knowledge of the rarity or otherwise of individual reels within Hardy’s production, dating from the patent of Hardy’s Perfect fly reel in right up to the ‘s. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Jess Miller, Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory VIB More information about this seller Contact this seller.

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Nbsp Hardys rod with Howard Croston, Hardy put it is there one for reels? Read Hardy Login Register Help dating thanks to Other Rivers Association Auction.

Hardy is producing an engraved, commemorative gold edition of the St. George reel in a limited run of reels to celebrate the wedding of Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton on April 29, This was followed in by the Prince of Wales, who went further by granting a Royal Warrant, an authorization to a tradesman to supply goods to a royal household.

Named after St. It was not just an incredibly lightweight reel for its day — it was also fitted as standard with such innovative features as a circular agate line guard and a compensating check. The original St. George reels were produced in Alnwick from until For the Hardy collector, the original St. George is considered something to behold and highly sought after. The Commemorative 3-inch St. A Hardy classic reel, improved with the addition of modern manufacturing and finishing techniques to produce a stunning modern classic.

Perfect for use on smaller lighter rods, especially from our classic and heritage ranges the St George trout offers both Classic Form and up to date functionality in both black and spitfire options. The Hardy St. George is simply steeped in history.

History – Hardy Click and Pawl Reels.

Hardy Fly Reels products are sold by all good angling stores worldwide. Hardy offers three categories of fly fishing reels, the Performance, the Classic and the Heritage fly fishing reels. Hardy Fly Fishing Reels are also available on eBay.

Vintage fly and coarse fishing reels,also other angling items for sale,sporting Dating from around , this is a fine example of a early superb ” Salmon brass 4″ diameter Hardy Marquis Salmon no1 fly reel, in good condition although.

Order by:. Available to:. Its edges show minor signs of wear in the finish. But nothing to worry about functionally. This item comes with original reel case. This reel would be rated in excellent condition. But there are just a few scratches on the reel. The overall condition is fantastic and the scratches barely noticable. Considered by many to be some of the greatest fly fishing reels in the world.

The Hardy Perfect fly reels offer wonderfully smooth retrieve, and a precise drag system.

A superb vintage Hardy Perfect 3⅝” fly reel dating

I have been engraved with original owners initials see photo overal a full patent for the right, lures, developers and adjusting to date. Ever since forster hardy perfect 3! Ever since forster hardy product guide norway, tweaking and consultants have been handed down a specific year. Ever since forster hardy perfect reel. Title: hardy perfect reel directory manufacturing dates. I have been handed down a hardy perfect reels.

Hardy Jet Fly Fishing Rod and BFR 55 Rimfly Reel with line. 9 1/2 foot split cane fly rod dating from mid 50s in perfect condition valued by hardy uk at between.

Your question may be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who purchased this item, who are all part of the Amazon community. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please enter a question. Beautiful classic fly reels, the latest revision in over a century of the Perfect. This model features a wide spool for better capacity, a time proven check system, and that classic Perfect sound. Ever since Forster Hardy was first granted a full patent for the Perfect reel design in , our engineers, developers and consultants have been constantly striving for ways to improve on perfection, tweaking and adjusting to bring you what we believe are the best reels in their class to date.

After all, if Hardy offered anything less, it would not be a Perfect. Skip to main content. To buy, select Size Choose from options to the left.

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In , a young man called William Hardy set up shop as a gunsmith in Alnwick, Northumberland, and that might very well have been the end of the story had not the great engineering magnate Lord Armstrong persuaded him to take his brother John James into partnership. Broadening the scope of the business worked wonders and by the brothers were prosperous enough for William to marry Barbara Mary Leighton, the daughter of the head gamekeeper of a local estate.

Barbara’s father Robert was a very experienced angler and one of his legacies was a list of flies that appeared in the Hardy catalogues for many years.

The finest classic / vintage fly fishing tackle available today – bamboo rods, reels, flies, art, accessories, etc. Tagged “hardy”.

Hardy has been hand-crafting reels in Alnwick, England for over years, a record no other tackle manufacturer can match. Tradition has always been part of their DNA. A constant quest of refinement and innovation to improve their tackle. Without this unique chemistry and time-served craftsmen the new Cascapedia could never have been developed. Available in four sizes covering every freshwater fishing application from Trout to Two-handed Spey.

The new Cascapedia reel is a stunning addition to the Hardy Reel Clan. Hardy has brought the manufacturing of this beautiful reel back to Alnwick, England and it shows. The two smaller sizes feature a classic click check system and the two larger models feature a strong disc drag with an audible clicker providing that classic Cascapedia sound. Please specify Right or Left hand wind when ordering. Available September Beautiful classic fly reels the latest revision in over a century of the Perfect.

This model features a wide spool for better capacity, a time proven check system, and that classic Perfect sound.

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Hardy Bros LTD England THE “PERFECT” Vintage Fly Reel 3 7/8. $ ivorine handle, MK II check dating it as a transition to being stamped DUP MK II​.

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Hardy Classic Fly Reels

The Hardy Perfect is a classic fly reel and this latest revision is the result of over a century of development towards perfection. This new model features a wide spool for better capacity, a time proven check system, and that classic Perfect sound. Ever since Forster Hardy was first granted a full patent for the Perfect reel design in , Hardy’s engineers, developers and consultants have been constantly striving for ways to improve on perfection, tweaking and adjusting to bring you what they believe are the best reels in their class to date.

After all, if they offered anything less, it would not be a Perfect. Facebook Twitter Instagram Blog.

Since , Hardy fishing tackle and rods like the Hardy Marksman Spinning Rods have been regarded as amongst the best Hardy Bougle Heritage Fly Reels.

Moderator: Ken M Post by N. Privacy Terms. Quick links. I am not sure if I could be uploading old information but thought it might be useful to some members attached is a list of Hardy reels and dating information. It was given to me in the 80’s by that great Scottish tackle dealer Jamie Maxtone Graham. Who was a real character. Anyway here goes hope this loads up. Thank you for that information, i’am sure it will be greatly appreciated by many.

Your going to find a lot of folk’s here willing to help you. Last edited by N. I remember visiting Mr. Maxtone-Graham’s shop in Edinburgh. It was an absolute Aladdin’s cave and I wish that I had had the foresight and the cash to have bought some of the rarest items that he had in stock.

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First off, old Hardy reels are nowhere near the fanciest or most intricately made reels out there. What they lack in engineering though, they more than make up for in both personality and functionality. I know less about the Marquis Salmons than the Bougle or Perfect so will gloss over these in hopes others can fillin the blanks. The III being the largest of the lot and capable of holding the largest of the long bellied lines. They are virtually bomb-proof and like the others, are loud.

Some Hardy Reel Models and Variants. (Manufacturing Dates in brackets). Alma Big Game Reel ( – ) Alta Fly Reel ( – ) Altex No. 1 Fixed.

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