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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.

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 SUMMER SALE $150

SOLD 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.

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.

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 SUMMER SALE $125

SOLD 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.

J.W. Young "Rolls Beaudex” & Extra Spool ~ 3 1/2” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This classic from Redditch features the pebble finish spool face and frame, quick-release latch with 2-screw latch plate cover, 2-screw foot, strategically located drag tensioner knob, ventilated spool and universal metal line guard. The silky smooth dual spring and pawl drag simply purrs on retrieve. It is presently set up for LHW and comes with matching pull string crown royal storage satchels. $99

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

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