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Landing Nets 1

All, LANDING NETS

A bamboo handled trout landing net, brass mounts, oak racquet shaped head (top);  A rare Hardy  “Cast Over “ net, joint is formed from the wood of the handle , fitted with cord net, marked “Hardy Bros. Maker Alnwick”, circa 1920 (bottom).

HARDY PERFECT ALLOY CONTRACTED DRUM REELS 2

All, BRITISH HARDY REELS, HARDY ALLOY PERFECT CONTRACTED DRUM REELS, HARDY REELS

An extremely rare Hardy Perfect Silent Check Alloy 1908-1910 model 3 5/8’’ Contracted drum trout fly reel, domed ivorine handle, brass foot, contracted drum with brass cage pillars, four rim cusps and nickel silver locking screw, brass strapped rim tension screw and 1908 silent check mechanism, check plate ventilated with large and small perforations, face …

FLY RODS 2

All, FLY RODS

Extremely rare 54 Blacker Maker Dean St., Soho London 1842-1857 (author of Art of Angling 1842) 11’6’’ 5 piece hickory/greenheart fly rod with decorative solid German silver reel seat scroll engraved to both collars and butt cup, threaded removable base with storage for spare tip , internally nickel male spigot ferrules, early fold over bridge …

HARDY ST.GEORGE REELS 3

All, BRITISH HARDY REELS, HARDY REELS, HARDY ST.GEORGE REELS

A Hardy St. George 3 3/8’’  trout fly reel  in “spitfire” finish alloy, ebonite handle, ribbed brass  foot, two screw drum latch, white agate  line guide, rim mounted tension screw and Single MK II check mechanism, interior stamped  J.S. (Jimmy Smith) , 1940’s (left); A scarce Hardy St. George  3 3/8’’  trout fly reel second …

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