Hardy fly rod dating

John (1923 -1990/2003) Sunbeam (1924 - 1957) Super Silex (1928 - 1953) Super Silex Dunne (circa 1929) Super Silex Multiplier (1930 - 1939) Tarpon Multiplying Reel (1896 -1896) The Fly Reel (1940 - 1948) Tournament 1931 1st Pattern (1931 - 1934) Tournament 1931 2nd Pattern (1935) Trade Fly Reels (1940 - circa 1945) Triumph Casting Reel (1923 - 1928) Triumph Centrepin Reel (1936 - 1951) Triumph with Silex Check Pattern (circa 1923 -1927) U.

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Would anybody have some idea what that might be, even a ballpark price would be excellent. I am trying to raise as much as possible for Dons wife. Farlow also made of the same Mahogany and would likely date a couple years early, that is 15 feet in length that I will post as well. He got to share a beat with a local club and they all laughed at his "short" 8.5' rods.

The trend here seems to be towards longer rods, with this Spey/Switch Rod craze going on. Spence"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively "Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood Hi Spence That is a cool historical link for researching Hardy rod history. It may be one of very few pre 1900's rods in existence so from a collectors point of view maybe one of the Holy Grail Hardy rods.

So I am not sure how many of these are still in existence today, let alone in superb condition.

I have put in contact to Hardy for the assistance with this one.

Amid falling profits, an internal review was conducted last year by Harris & Sheldon, the Coventry-based family investment company that has owned Hardy & Greys for 45 years.

A spokesman for Hardy & Greys said: “The owner of Harris & Sheldon is nearing retirement and is divesting itself of its manufacturing businesses to concentrate on investment and property.

At the same time, a review of Hardy & Greys and some restructuring last year showed that major investment in the US and German markets was the way forward …

It was decided that a sale would best serve the needs of both parties.” The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.

(Manufacturing Dates in brackets) Alma Big Game Reel (1925 - 1927) Alta Fly Reel (1927 - 1939) Altex No. 1 Action (1904 - 1910) Farne Ebona - with Silex No. 2 with Silent Wind (1911 - 1922) Silex Rex Multiplier (1935 - 1937) Silex Superba (1960 - 1971) Silex with Trailing Break (circa 1921) South African Surf Reel (1931 - 1948) Sovereign 2000 (1999 - 2001) Sovereign Golden (1990 - 1997) St.

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