Contact us- 0044 (0) 7809 351418 / [email protected]

IRELAND'S ANTIQUE FISHING TACKLE

Click here to edit subtitle

dingley made reels

the second Dingley spinning reel design (serial number 2)
ref:dfr212 £1350

This reel is a finger pick up ,stamped serial number 2 under the foot stem . This reel is illustrated in the Dingley collector book .
This rel is flawless and reads W H DINGLEY maker ALNWICK 
 

the RAREST first dingley spinning reel design (serial number 1)
ref:dfr302 £1500.00

This is the very first Dingley spinning reel with finger pick up .Stamped Dingley and son maker Alnwick. The spool is brass as oppossed to number 2 which is alloy obviously there is a feel of progression between the reels and it evolves further to later bale arms etc
 

A RESTORED Dingley 3" dry fly reel
ref:dfr213c £135

This rel was lovingly restored in that the frame was re leaded .

The reel functions perfectly and is in the Uniqua style with horse shoe latch . The reel is stamped d6 internally . The reel foot is full length no cracks or line burns a great reel to use or start a collection with 

Postage and insurance £11

 

A VERY RARE 4.1/4" CAGED MEDIUM DRUM DINGLEY SALMON REEL
ref:dfr222 £350

The prettiest Dingly I have ever owned this 4.1/4" caged medium drum for wallace and Kerr Edinburgh . It is han honest reel with a beautifully cared for patina this reel is functional and just lovely no cracks the foot is 76mm or 3" long 

Postage and insurance £11

 

a rare Dingley 3" dry fly reel for alex martin edinburgh
ref:dfr224 £209

A rare Alex Martin Edinburh & Aberdeen caged Dingly fly reel in great condition . slight blemish at 9.00 on frame near handle , the reel has a super original patina and functions well free from wobble and no play  .Stamped d6 on foot and internally 

Postage and insurance £11

 

A 4" Dingley Ogden Smith Exchequer perfect style
ref:dfr225 £439.00

A Dingley 4" perfect with ivorine coloured handle .The reel is a prime example and is free from line burns or frame cracks. The reel is excellent to use with an adjustable drag and ball race winding plate and is stamped  OGDEN SMITH

Postage and insurance £11

 

A RARE 3"1/2 caged Dingley
ref:dfr227 £199


Postage and insurance £11

 

AN EARLY Dingley MADE PERFECT STYLE Reel initialled D.G.
Ref co2017a £439

A very early 4" perfect style reel in mint condition . The reel has 95% original leading and is a spectacular example for user or collector alike , The reel interior even has the spare spring and pawl present ,and a beautiful strap over tension-er ,.The Handle is a replacement I believe but is as close to original as you can get , I doubt even a Dingley collector would realize.

Postage and insurance £11

 

A RARE 3" Dingley fishing reel "THE IDEAL" HAYNES OF CORK
ref:dfr241 £349

This very very rare Dingley reel is a 3" with adjustable drag rim tension-er not often seen on a 3" caged reel . This reel is stamped internally D1 and externally "THE IDEAL" by HAYNES &SON CORK . The foot is full length with no line burns or frame cracks an excellent collectors piece or user reel on a small 7-8 foot rod 

Postage and insurance £11

 

REF:DF034 £83

Pillar missing on Bottom deliberatly for palming or finger control when playing larger fish , no sign of pillar being there originally an interesting collector piece or user reel 

Description coming soon

Postage and insurance £11

 

2 1/2" Dingley fly reel 
ref:dfr204 £129

Description coming soon

(Marked WJI)

Postage and insurance £11

 

3 1/2" Dingley reel
REF:DFR218 £229 .00

Description coming soon

Sympathetically restored at some point, also right hand wind.

Priced to sell.

Postage and insurance £11

 

ref:DFR249 £119

Description coming soon

Postage and insurance £11

 

A RARE 3.1/2" Dingley FLY reel
ref:dfr247b £179.00

A really good example of a Dingley fly reel with very exacting tolerances , The reel has full length foot and is stamped d2 internally and 2 on the foot side . I believe this to be a 30s reel free from line burns  and a great user reel with no wobble play or cracks to frame a great piece all in all 

Postage and insurance £11

 

MEGA RARE Dingley 3 1/2"  J Sharpe LEFT HAND
Ref:dfr256a £599.00

This Little Dingley perfect is a super little reel LEFT HAND with the phosphor bronze line guide . This reel has many years of fishing left to do and it was created early 30s. The reel is tight no wobble and a strong check / drag system.
There are very slight line marks to one area above centre on the line guide from old hard silk lines Which can be polished out, not an issue today with modern lines. 

Postage and insurance £11
 

A RARE DINGLEY  3.3/4" CAGED SALMON FLY REEL FOR PLAYFAIR ABERDEEN

£359.00 Ref:Dfr235

This is a rare reel ideal for a 12.1/2 foot - 13 foot salmon fly rod  
Would also suit an 8-9# weight steel head rod 
The beauty of this reel is the  adjustable tension very rare on caged reels of this period 
The foot is full length and no line grooves to the pillars 
Their is a hint of line wear on one side near a pillar, I would describe as a graze opposed to a groove
All in all a very very rare reel in fantastic condition

Postage and insurance £11
 

A RARE DINGLEY 3.3/8TH" DRY FLY REEL FOR W.H.HAMLIN CHELTENHAM
£199.00 Ref:Dfr247

This is a very rare NARROW DRUM reel assigned to this retailer
The reel has the rare circles linking up the hole centers
The foot is full length and the reel  has 95% leading all original
The reel is priced low due to a very slight shallow line groove approx 1000th deep
The reel is stamped D61 also on the foot side
Postage and insurance £11

 

A W.HAYNES OF CORK 4.3/8TH DIAMETRE DINGLEY SALMON REEL
£225.00 Ref:DFR201  

A mint Dingley salmon fly reel  with a 1.3/8th spool arbor and 4.3/8th diameterreel
The reel is stamped D1 internally and has the free spinning ivorine  handle
This reel feels beautiful with strong spring and pawl
The foot has very slight distortion, but is original and full length
Postage and insurance £11
 

A DINGLEY 3" DRY FLY REEL NAMED "THE OUSEL" FOR ALLCOCKS

£179.00Ref:Dfr233

An excellent Ousel for ALLCOCKS REDDITCH 3" made by DINGLEY stamped "D4"
Also stamped on the side of the foot 4
The reel has 99 % original leading ,the reel has been used but very lightly
A rare opportunity to obtain a rare reel ,especially for the ALLCOCK collector
Postage and insurance £11

 

A VERY RARE DINGLEY 4" MAGPIE ORIGINAL WHITE METAL FINISH
£379.00 Ref:Dfr237
SOLD

A rare fantastic original example ,the quality of this reel is simply outstanding 
The reel is stamped internally 30 then D26 WITH THE CIRCULAR PHOSPHOR BRONZE ARM
The foot is nickle silver, full length straight and original and stamped 2-6
This reel has little sign of use if any
Postage and insurance £11

 

MEGA RARE DINGLEY ATHOLL FOR ALLCOCKS REDDITCH

£495.00 Ref:df028

SOLD

Mint DINGLEY ATHOLL casting reel the rarest of all dingly silex reels you will look a long time to find another in this condition
There are no faults or flaws on this reel it is totally original and unspoiled
Postage and insurance £11

 

A MINT DINGLEY NOVA FOR A CARTER &CO SOUTH MOLTON ST

£445.00 Ref:Df031

A super mint DINGLEY NOVA 4" diameter and stamped internally D39 also 3 is stamped on side of foot
This reel is in excellent original condition in every way without line burns or cracks ,the reel foot is full length and unaltered
The rear of the back plate on the spool has a few alloy surface stain marks but are not pitted in any way
This is a rare offering and is part of a very old collection 
The spool spins freely and every aspect of this reel functions in its original condition
Postage and insurance £11