Lot 362Very rare Hardy Bros Bougle 1st Pattern Dup...

Auction Date: 18/09/2019 at 11am



Very rare Hardy Bros Bougle 1st Pattern Dup Mk II fly reel c.1921/22 – 3” dia bright unlaquered finish – smooth nickel plated brass foot, nickel plated revolving pillar, the heavily ventilated face plate comes with an rare additional 4th row of perforations – overall wt 4.75oz – comparing very favourably with the original weight back in 1903 4.5oz which features the early check mechanism and not the double check in Dup Mk.II - runs extremely smoothly – another very scarce variation rarely seen and only produced in 1921/22 – one for the Hardy Connoisseur Note See John Drewett Book on Hardy Bros p.152-153 on the production and weights

Guide Price: £2000.00 - £2500.00

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