Lot 413Rare Hardy Bros Alnwick The St John Spitfire...

Auction Date: 21/03/2020 at 10am



Rare Hardy Bros Alnwick The St John Spitfire finish fly reel – 3 7/8” dia, ribbed brass foot, nickel rim tension adjuster, stamped “H” (Hiduminium) to the inside back plate as well maker J.S (Jimmy Smith) constant check runs smoothly and comes in a later makers House of Hardy cloth pokey bag. Note The Hiduminium alloys are a series of high-strength, high-temperature aluminium alloys originally developed for aircraft use by Rolls-Royce before World War II. Hence the famous Jamie Maxstone Graham adapting the word “Spitfire”

Hammer Price: £400.00

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