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Unless stated otherwise, all fly reels listed are in good usable condition. They are listed in alphabetical order of maker or brand name...

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Hardy Bros (Alnwick) Ltd  21/2" Birmingham plate-wind (made in England circa 1890s)

21/2" "Birmingham" style brass plate-wind fly reel with constant caliper check, tapered ebony handle and "Hardy Bros Makers Alnwick" bordered oval logo on face plate. Ambidextrous design. Weight: 63/4 oz. Very good condition with no mechanical wear and a lovely action! Highly useable & collectable...

GBP 120.00 (Item reference BRL110)
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Hardy Bros (Alnwick) Ltd.  33/8" THE UNIQUA Duplicated MkII (made in England circa 1930s)

33/8" ambidextrous aluminium alloy trout reel with rim-adjustable "Duplicated MkII" check, ebonite handle knob, ridged brass foot, nickel silver "telephone" drum latch. Ambidextrous design (currently set up for RHW but could be used LHW by reversing the line and check pawls). Slight mechanical wear consistent with fair use, nice patina. Weight including line & backing: 67/8 oz. Highly useable...

GBP 150.00 (Item reference FRL203)
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Martin Fly Fishing (USA) 81E Automatic Fly Reel (made in China circa 2004)

3'' top quality automatic (clockwork) trout fly reel bearing the respected Martin name (the Martin Reel Co was established in 1884!) and now part of Zebco Tackle. Anodised aluminium & stainless steel construction with responsive ratchet & pawl brake, adjustable retrieve trigger, full "free stripping" (no need to release tension to continue stripping line). Similar line capacity to Mitchell 710, i.e. WF6F or up to ST9S fast sink shooting heads. Weight: 103/4 oz. Near-mint condition complete with booklet and box...

GBP 40.00 (Item reference FRL193)
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Garcia Mitchell 710 Automatic Fly Reel (made in France circa 1970s)

31/4" top quality automatic (clockwork) trout fly reel with adjustable line-guide, quick release drum and silent action. A safety feature alows a running fish to take line even after the clockwork spring is at full tension. Capacity WF6F or up to ST9S fast sink shooting heads... I used to use mine with a #9 fast sink shooting head for seatrout fishing at night... as soon as a fish was hooked I'd simply pull the trigger and all the slack line would be safely back on the reel - excellent, particularly when fishing in the dark! Weight: 93/4 oz. Excellent condition in a zippered reel case with a what looks like a WF7 or WF8 fast sink line & backing fitted. Complete with original leaflet and spare spool in zippered pouch...

GBP 50.00 (Item reference FRL236)
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Mitchell 710 Automatic Fly Reel (made in France circa 1960s/70s)

31/4" top quality automatic (clockwork) trout fly reel with adjustable line-guide, quick release drum and silent action. A safety feature alows a running fish to take line even after the clockwork spring is at full tension. Capacity WF6F or up to ST9S fast sink shooting heads... I used to use mine with a #9 fast sink shooting head for seatrout fishing at night... as soon as a fish was hooked I'd simply pull the trigger and all the slack line would be safely back on the reel - excellent, particularly when fishing in the dark! Weight: 93/4 oz. Very good condition in a suede reel case with Dacron backing fitted and complete with original leaflet and Three Spare Spools... one with a Hardy DT7S Wet Fly 2 (Medium Sink) + backing, another with a Masterline DT7S 1407-2 (Fast Sink) and the third with just Dacron backing, all in original screw-top transparent spool tubs...

GBP 70.00 (Item reference FRL233)
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David Slater 2" Brass, Ebonite & Nickel Silver plate-wind Fly Reel (made in Newark, England circa 1880s)

Rare 2" antique brass & ebonite plate-wind trout fly reel made for the trade by Slater's of Newark. Constant caliper check, full straight un-filed brass foot, brass drum, pillars & winding plate, nickel silver rims and tapered horn handle. A pretty little reel with no grooving, damage or excess wear. Weight: 43/8 oz including silk line. Useable & highly collectable...

GBP 100.00 (Item reference FRL198)
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(This page was last updated 27th August 2019).