1896 Museum Quality Hardy Antique Brass 41/2” Perfect Rod In Hand/Enclosed Logo
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Antique 1896 Brass 4 1/2" Perfect RHW
This size is truly a rare reel to find. You just won't see one like this come up for auction.
A 4 1/2" Brass Perfect with ivory handle, rod in hand trademark, and enclosed oval logo stamped on the face.
Very attractive large and small perforations.
Straight foot pierced seven times. This is another rare feature.
Brass over tension screw with a turk's head locking nut&n...bsp; Milled nickel silver retaining screw.
Encased Brass ball bearings, all are original and present.
Superior 1896 Check with the traditional S spring.
Fat ivory handle has a hairline crack (see picture) spins freely.
The slick brass foot is correct for the time period and has NOT be altered in any way.
Reel has no cracks or damage anywhere. The rims and pillars are A1.
This is a heavy reel.
I would be surprised if this reel was ever fished. Pristine condition.
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