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Vintage Hardy Silex Major 4 1/2' Salmon Casting/Fly Reel

$479.95

You are looking at a vintage or antique Hardy SILEX MAJOR 4 1/2" RHW casting/fly reel in excellent condition, retaining most of it's gray gun metal finish. The reel has been well maintained, cleaned and oiled by a caring former owner. The reel has twin black ebonite crank handles, a full smooth brass foot frame mounted, an ivorine casting lever. It has the quick spool release button on the front, a drag adjustment knob on the rim with half moon wheel settings on the rear.

On the inside of the reel are the engraved initials of the Hardy employee who made this reel: J.D. (stands for the Hardy employee who worked for Hardy). Impressed on the back of the reel is the name of the maker, the type and size, and the patent numbers: Hardy Bros. Pat.# 2206, 21131 & 4163.

The spool is perforated with a two rows of holes or perforations. The reel retains most of it's gun metal lead finish. It is a single action reel. This is a wonderful example of the Hardy Silex Major Salmon fly/bait casting reel, in the rare size of 4 1/2" with jeweled spindle. This older vintage reel, with a single pawl giving classic Hardy a very distinct audible click from click-checks. This reel is perfect for sea trout, sea run salmon to 30 or more pounds. It has a full grooved brass foot with brass interior arm. The reel produces the famed Hardy pawl click loved by steelhead anglers.

Price: $479.95 or Best Offer. No returns on this item.

Shipping to USA: $16.55 Rest of the world: $28.65 We ship worldwide.

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Payment: Payment may be made by check (must clear), back draft, postal money order, pre-payment arrangements, good old $USD green currency, or other reasonable means.

Please email seller at CAPTAINMADISON@ATT.NET for questions, information, purchase and shipping arrangements, more photos, as well as any and all other questions.

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  • Model: Hardy Silex Major 4 1/2" salmon
  • Manufactured by: Hardy Brothers LTD


This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 21 July, 2013.

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