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HARDY UNIQUA REELS

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1918 4" HARDY UNIQUA REEL (HFR556)


£299.00


A rare 1912-17 Hardy salmon Uniqua 4" diameter. The reel is lovely & free from damage. 
There is no wobble to the spool and no line grooves on pillars, there is a hint of line wear on the inside of the frame near the pillar 2, but inconsequential - every aspect is original and correct. The foot is full length (93mm or 3.5/8th" long) and of course the original white handle. The reel is stamped on the face plate HARDY'S PATENT "UNIQUA REEL", and numbered inside '37707.' The check is good and strong.



AN EXCELLENT 1960'S 3.3/4" HARDY SALMON UNIQUA (HFR912)


£199.00


This is a very pretty reel ideal for Atlantic salmon or steel-head taking up to size WF 9# lines.

This original Hardy Uniqua will complement any fly rod up to 14 foot.

This original lightly used reel is free from line burns and the reel will have many exciting years ahead.

This reel has all original features full length brass foot an ebonite black handle all traditional features of the marque.


Postage and insurance £11 


A RARE 1912 WHITE HANDLED 3.3/4" HARDY SALMON UNIQUA (HFR977)


£349.00 


A stunning example of this fine reel no line burns and 90% original leading very lightly used

The foot has been shortened slightly but is straight and true.

Stamped internally JS 2

stamped on the winding plate HARDYS PATENT " UNIQUA " REEL. 

There are no cracks to the frame.


Postage and insurance £11 



A 1911 3.1/2" HARDY WIDE DRUM SALMON UNIQUA (HFR949)


£475.00


A very rare Hardy small diameter wide drum salmon reel circa 1912

Stamped HARDY'S PATENT UNIQUA REEL, also stamped "D" internally so made pre 1912"

The reel is sound and a great reel to use or collect 

There are no line grooves or cracks to the frame and the foot is full length and unaltered

The reel functions perfectly.

This reel is stamped "D "internally Dingley made while at Hardy's.


Postage and insurance £11


A HARDY 4" UNIQUA SALMON FLY REEL, STAMPED HARDY'S UNIQUA PATENT REEL (HFR999)


£419.00


A rare 1912 white handled Hardy Uniqua salmon fly reel.

This reel is in top condition for its age, and everything functions correctly.

If using this people will know when you have a fish on with the racket it will make via its strong check

The reel has a hint of a line groove but difficult to see in hand, it is a hint only.

There are no cracks present and the foot is full length, and the white handle spins freely.


Postage and insurance £11

A RARE 4" HARDY UNIQUA SALMON REEL WITH EARLY HORSE SHOE LATCH & WHITE HANDLE (HFR978)


£549.00


This rare Uniqua is a beauty indeed with the Hardy brass reinforced brass bell housing such craftsmanship. 


The reel has the rare nickle silver horse shoe latch and no line burns whatsoever. The alloy foot is full length and straight ,I would date this reel around 1917. The reel is stamped internally HARDY'S PAT, NO 24245


Postage and insurance £11



A RARE 1917- 1921 PERFORATED SPOOL HARDY 4.1/4" UNIQUA, CIRCA 1920 (HFR2807)


£549.00


This is a beautiful reel made by Hardy, and is visually one of the prettiest salmon reels made. The foot is slightly filed 90mm long to the underside near the ends to fit a modern rod. 


The reel has a beautiful patina, and a great reel to use or collect. These Uniqua Salmon reels are very rare with the perforated spools and white handles. The reel is mint with no wobbles, no line burns nor cracks all correct.


Postage and insurance £11









A RARE 1922 4.1/2" WIDE DRUM SALMON UNIQUA CIRCA (HFR948)


£399.00


A clean classic example of the large 4.1/2" Hardy Uniqua wide drum salmon reel. 


This reel would be great to use, it has a strong loud check to alert your friends when you have a fish on. The reel is a good example for the collector no line grooves the alloy foot is 95mm long the one end looks very slightly filed although I have reels with the foot this length as standard. 


The spool spins smoothly and the spring and pawl are strong and fresh


Postage and insurance £11 



HARDY ST GEORGE REELS


HARDY 3.3/4" ST GEORGE REEL  Ref :HFR3017

£899.00


A rare 1912 ST GEORGE 3.3/4" fly reel with original red agate . This reel comes with the original Hardy block leather reel case . The reel is good condition full length foot no line burns or cracks The agate has hairline cracks at 2.0 o clock and 6.0 o clock .
A replacement agate would be suitable for regular fishing or leave original for collecting . 

This reel is extremely rare and is in good condition no wear to spindle and free from wobbles with the rare white  handle .
This early st George has the rare shallow drum core for fast retrieve dry fly fishing option .
 

1917 3.3/4" HARDY ST GEORGE (HFR257)


£799.00 


This is a rare white handled ST. George circa 1917, it has the early smooth brass foot which is full length. the spool is the  rare shallow drum core associated with dry fly fishing and fast retrieve. 


The reel is pristine with 80% original black leaded finish, no spool wobble or line burns, there are four  almost invisible cracks to the original agate of which only one is detectable by the finger nail test. A great reel for collector or user alike 


Postage and insurance £11

 

VERY RARE ONE OFF HARDY ST GEORGE MULTIPLIER (HFR973)


£1199.00


This reel is a must for the ST GEORGE collector there are so many unusual aspects to this reel 
Firstly the multiplying aspect is fitted centrally and made by Jimmy Smith
Secondly we have a Barton handle, an original un-tampered with fitment which is a very practical addition 
The reel is in excellent condition, I have had the rear of the spool restored as there were chips present on the edge, the restored aspect is illustrated on pic 3
The hardy agate guide is free from cracks 
This reel spins and functions perfectly 

Postage and insurance £11

1921 HARDY 3 SCREW LATCH 3.3/4" ST GEORGE FLY REEL (HFR077)


£339.00


Rare Hardy ST GEORGE 3.3/4" 1921 smooth brass foot with nickle silver bezel housing a mint agate ring with out any cracks

This reel has the shallow spool core so is fast retrieve 

The reel plate and spool is stamped M ,also the first owners initials are professionally engraved at Hardy M.C.L.


Postage and insurance £11



A BOXED 1950'S 2.9/16" HARDY ST GEORGE JUNIOR (HFR252)


£695.00


An absolutely mint example, all perfect condition and no enamel loss.


Comes in original box and original packing 


Postage and insurance £11

 

LONGSTONE REELS

A VERY RARE SIZED HARDY 3.1/2" LONGSTONE (CASE OPTIONAL)

WITH CASE (HFR151116)

£625.00


WITHOUT CASE (HFR151116A)

£345.00


A small size 3.1/2" Longstone in mint condition in an original block leather case, again so hard to find. This reel is the best example I have ever seen of this size, and the fact it comes with its original case is a testimony to its rarity. 

Postage and insurance £11