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Vintage Fly Reel

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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).

FLY RODS 1

All, FLY RODS

Extremely rare Chas  Farlow  Maker 191 Strand 1852-1884   11’6’’ 3 piece presentation rod with mahogany/black ash strip, tapered continental style butt German silver reel seat in sized rings engraved “WW” and maker’s  address details , red agate butt/tip guides, early bronze snake, intermediate close whipped black bronze shoulder ferrules  butt cap and red button, fine, …

OTHER HARDY REELS 7

All, BRITISH HARDY REELS, HARDY REELS, OTHER HARDY FLY REELS

A Hardy  3 7/8’’ St. John  No.2 reel in “Spitfire” finish alloy, with notched brass foot, black handle,  narrow  drum core, three screw drum latch, MK IISingle Check , stamped  J.S (Jimmy Smith), circa 1940. A Rare Hardy St. John first model No.1  3 7/8” light salmon/trout fly reel, shallow arboured drum with ivorine handle …

ZWARG REELS 16

All, AMERICAN REELS, ZWARG REELS

”O. Zwarg, Co. Inc-maker, St.Petersburg, FLA” marked model No. 300 handmade German silver and hard rubber salmon fly  reel. Designated the “Sageunay” by Otto Zwarg, Single action salmon reel in a 3/0 size.

FLY RODS 9

All, FLY RODS

Hardy 12’3’’ New Zealand split bamboo rod, 3/3 piece, serial number A 2343 , 1904.

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