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The following reels are available for purchase (unless noted otherwise in the description). The reels are listed by size first, then alphabetically by maker. A sale pending tag denotes that an agreement to purchase the item has been reached, but the sale may not yet have been completed.

SOLD Heddon 300 ~ 2 ¾” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This smooth working rendition of the Hardy Featherweight by the famous Dowagiac, Michigan tackle giant features a pale green finish, quick-release ventilated spool with a 2-screw silver latch plate cover, silver drag tensioner screw, silver 2-screw reversible line guard, 2-screw foot, and a silky smooth dual click and pawl drag with a pleasant sounding check. There is some rim wear but virtually no paint loss on this fine reel. Presently set up for LHW. It would be a nice match for any vintage rod…bamboo, glass or plastic alike.

SOLD Orvis Presentation EXR I ~ 2 13/16” ~ LHW ~ EXC ~ This quality reel was made in Argentina by STH for Orvis and features a jet black finish, fully ventilated frame, spool and foot, quick release spool mechanism is centrally located on the back of the frame, black knob with counter-balance and drag regulator knob located adjacent to the foot. The dual pawl mechanics are silky-smooth and tight. The reel is convertible form LHW to RHW and is presently set up for LHW. It comes loaded with a buckskin SA ST-3 line and housed an Orvis seude case with paperwork. In addition to being a perfect match for your small stream bamboo rod, these lightweight reels are very popular with the glass rod users world-wide…if you can find one.

SOLD Orvis Battenkill Multiplier & Extra Spool ~ 3” ~ LHW/RHW ~ ~ EXC+ ~ This classic reel was made in England for Orvis and features a solid alloy frame to reduce weight, a 2 to 1 multiplying retrieve ratio, fully ventilated spool, solid back plate, 2-screw silver quick release latch plate cover, 2-screw foot, single screw silver line guard and adjustable drag regulator. This reel is mechanically perfect and shows very little use. It comes in a green zippered case with Orvis logo and with an extra spool. This is one of the nicer BK multipliers I’ve seen in quite a while.

SOLD Orvis Battenkill BBS III & 3 Extra Spools ~ 3” ~ #4 to 7 lines ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This sweet Battenkill Bar Stock reel in he black finish is a whole-lotta reel and a great value for the price. These reels are machined from aircraft grade 6262-T6 aluminum and features a ventilated frame and spool, 2-screw quick release lath plate cover bearing the makers logo, 2-screw foot, black knob, and a wide-range adjustable off-set disc drag system and can easily be converted from LHW to RHW. It is currently set up for LHW and loaded with backing. The reel has a few minor nicks and some light foot wear. It comes with 3 extra spools, all leaded with backing. This reel retailed for $139. This one with 3 extra spools won’t last long.

SOLD Heddon 310 ~ 3 1/8" ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This smooth working rendition of the Hardy Lightweight by the famous Dowagiac, Michigan tackle giant features a pale green finish, quick-release ventilated spool with a 2-screw silver latch plate cover, silver drag tensioner screw, silver 2-screw reversible line guard, 2-screw foot, and a silky smooth dual click and pawl drag with a pleasant sounding check. There is some rim wear and very minimal paint loss on this fine reel. Presently set up for LHW and loaded with backing. The reel comes with the original hang tag and box and would be a nice match for any vintage rod…bamboo, glass or plastic alike.

Hardy “The Prince” 7/8 ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This attractive reel from Hardy Bros. Ltd is not often seen and features a solid gray frame, ventilated spool, 2-screw silver latch plate cover, single screw reversible silver line guard, dual riveted foot and a silky smooth adjustable drag system that can be converted from LHW to RHW (presently set up for RHW). This reel comes with its original zippered case with Hardy logo and has seen moderate use with only minor rim wear. $225

Pflueger Medalist No. 1494 ~ 3 ¼” ~ LHW ~ EXC ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. This one features a ventilated frame and silver-trimmed spool, 2-screw foot, diamolite line guard, ivorine knob with alloy post, ivorine drag adjuster, and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover. It’s mechanically smooth and tight with that hallmark Pflueger sound audible on the retrieve. There is light frame and rim wear that is much less than typically seen on this workhorse model. It comes loaded with line (type/wt unknown) and backing. This classic reel, proudly made in Akron, OH, USA, would complement any bamboo, glass, or graphite rod nicely. $59

Weber Henshall No. 102 ~ 3 1/4” ~ RHW ~ EXC ~ This bakelite classic from the famous Stevens Point, WI maker features a varigated brown finish, ventilated spool and black knob and comes loaded with old light brown backing. Useable or would make excellent cabin/fishing room décor. $35

SOLD Hardy Bros. “The Perfect” ~ 3 3/8” & 3 Extra Spools~ RHW ~ EXC ~ The first Perfect reel was introduced c. 1889 and well over a century later, it is still regarded as one of the finest reel designs in the world. The Hardy Perfect has long been cherished by collectors and are highly valued by anglers looking for a reel that offers traditional craftsmanship, simplicity, and performance. This one-owner 1970s English-made classic was well cared for and has the nicks, edge wear and patina one would expect from a single-owner reel. It features an attractive gray finish, ventilated spool, silver-housed milky white agate line guard, rim-mounted silver adjustable drag tensioner, black knob, and silky-smooth mechanics. Straight line writing is present on the back. The reel is loaded with backing and SA Ultra WF-6 line and stored in its original Hardy-labeled box and original Hardy labeled blue and cream zippered case. The set come with 3 extra spools, all in excellent condition, and one original Hardy-labeled spool box. This RHW reel will handle 5/6/7/8 wt. lines with ample backing. An elegant compliment for your finest bamboo rods.

SOLD Hardy Bros. “The Perfect” ~ 3 3/8” ~ RHW ~ EXC+/As New ~ The first Perfect reel was introduced c. 1889 and well over a century later, it is still regarded as one of the finest reel designs in the world. The Hardy Perfect has long been cherished by collectors and are highly valued by anglers looking for a reel that offers traditional craftsmanship, simplicity, and performance. This English-made classic was presented as being as being very lightly used and features an attractive brownish-gray finish, ventilated spool, silver-housed brown ceramic line guard, rim-mounted silver adjustable drag tensioner, black knob, and silky-smooth mechanics. Straight line writing is present on the back. The reel comes loaded with a new COrtland Classic Sylk WF-7 line and backing and blue Hardy labeled zippered case. Will handle 5/6/7/8 wt. lines with ample backing. An elegant compliment for your finest bamboo rods.

SOLD Orvis Battenkill Disc 7/8 & Extra Spool ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This English-made classic from Orvis is packed with features at an economical price and includes a true disc drag system with a wide easily adjustable range, easy-to-change quick release spool with 2-screw latch plate cover, 2 screw-foot, and a ventilated spool and back plate. It is currently set up for LHW and loaded with backing and can easily be converted to RHW. The reel is rated for 7/8 wt fly lines but can also be used with a DT-5/6. The reel comes in its original Orvis labeled zip case. The extra spool comes in its original Orvis labeled pouch. The classic look and feel of this reel is a perfect match for your favorite bamboo rod.

SOLD Heddon 320 ~ 3 1/2” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC- ~ This smooth working rendition of the Hardy Princess by the famous Dowagiac, Michigan tackle giant features a pale green finish, quick-release ventilated spool with a 2-screw silver latch plate cover, silver drag tensioner screw, silver 2-screw reversible line guard, 2-screw foot, and a silky smooth dual click and pawl drag with a pleasant sounding check. There some minor spool play and rim wear and minimal paint loss on this fine reel. Presently set up for LHW and loaded with backing. It would be a nice match for any vintage rod…bamboo, glass or plastic alike.

LL Bean Guide Series Model 100 ~ 3 1/2” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This workhorse reel was made in England for LL Bean and features an attractive forest green finish, quick-release ventilated spool, brass drag tensioner screw, and a silky smooth reversible dual click and pawl drag system (presently set up for RHW). There is some light spool play that does not affect performance. The reel comes in its original styrofom clam shell and labeled slide through box. $175

SALE PENDING Orvis Magnalite Multiplier ~ 3 ½ ” ~ LHW ~ 5/6/7 wt. lines ~ EXC- ~ This classic reel was made in England by JW Young for Orvis and features a magnesium alloy frame to reduce weight, a 2 to 1 multiplying retrieve, fully ventilated spool, solid back plate with pebble finish, metal line guard and adjustable drag regulator. This reel is mechanically sound and shows normal to heavy use. It comes loaded with line (type/wt. unknown) and backing. $79

SALE PENDING Ross Cimarron 4 & Extra Spool ~ 3 1/2" ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC+/As New ~ This fine reel was first introduced in 1980 and went on to be one of the best-selling American-made machined fly reel on the market. It was discontinued in in the early 2000s. It is fully machined out of 6061 – T6 aircraft grade aluminum and features the not often seen iridescent finish a ventilated, perfectly balanced spool and frame with exposed rim palming and a friction-based Delrin drag material that is impervious to heat, compression, glazing, aging and crumbling and has that quality Ross click on line pay and retrieve. It is presently set up for LHW and comes loaded with a new line (line wt. not marked) and backing. The extra spool comes in the black finish. This is a super deal and a quality reel. $175

SALE PENDING J.W. Young & Sons LTD “Beaudex” ~ 3 1/2” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This classic from Redditch England features the pebble finish spool face and back plate, 2-screw black latch plate cover,2-screw foot, beveled black knob, silky smooth dual spring and pawl reversible drag. It is currently set up for LHW. This is nice example of this popular model that will complement your bamboo or glass rod nicely. $75

J.W. Young “Pridex” ~ 3 1/2” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This classic from Redditch England is also branded Shakespeare Norris and features the pebble finish ventilated spool face, pebble finish back plate, 2-screw black latch plate cover, black knob, silky smooth spring and pawl drag. Serial number 0262 is stamped into the side of the foot. This reel can be used for LHW or RHW. This is super example of a popular model that will complement your bamboo or glass rod nicely. $75

Pflueger Medalist No. 1495 ½ ~ 3 5/8” ~ RHW ~ EXC- ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. This classic reel features a ventilated frame and silver-trimmed spool, 2-screw foot, diamolite line guard, ivorine knob with alloy post, ivorine drag adjuster, and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover. It’s mechanically smooth and tight with that hallmark Pflueger sound audible on the retrieve. There is normal to heavy frame and rim wear. This classic reel, proudly made in Akron, OH, USA, would complement any bamboo, glass, or graphite rod nicely. $49

Pflueger Medalist No. 1495 ½ DA ~ 3 5/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC- ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. This c. 1970s offering from Fayetteville, AR features a ventilated frame and silver-trimmed spool, 2-screw foot, diamolite line guard, ivorine knob with alloy post, ivorine drag adjuster, and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover. It’s mechanically smooth and tight with that hallmark Pflueger sound audible on the retrieve. There is light to normal frame and rim wear. This classic reel, would complement any bamboo, glass, or graphite rod nicely. $59

SOLD Orvis Vortex 7/8 Large Arbor & Extra Spool ~ 4 1/8” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC- ~ This big-game large arbor reel from Orvis is machined from aircraft-grade aluminum bar stock followed by a hand anodized jet black finish and features an infinitely adjustable composite cork to Rulon drag surface touted to be the smoothest and most flawless drag of its kind ever developed, simple and secure dual-clip spool removal system, radius reel foot with unique hook-hold system at the base for use with LHW or RHW and black knob mounted on a silver post. It is currently set up for LHW. The reel has seen normal use and has some light rim rash. The set comes with the original Orvis labeled neoprene case, and extra spool with Orvis-labeled felt pull string satchel.

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