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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.

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. $79

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.

SALE PENDING 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. $99

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

SOLD Pflueger Medalist No. 1494 & Extra Spool ~ 3 ¼” ~ RHW ~ VG+ ~ This popular Medalist, stamped patented, in a very desirable size features ventilated frame and spool, sculpted pillars, 2-screw foot, 2-screw ivorine quick release latch plate cover, ivorine drag adjuster and handle and diamolite line guard. The reel has the standard amount of paint loss and rim wear that is oft seen. It is mechanically tight and has that hallmark sound on retrieve. The reel comes loaded with backing. The extra spool is empty. A perfect match for your everyday bamboo/glass rod.

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.

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. $79

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 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. $295 SPRING SALE $125

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