SCARCE HARDY BROS. OF ENGLAND "THE LONGSTONE" 4 1/2" MOOCHING/TROLLING REEL W/POUCH!SKU 18571Price $250.00
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4 1/2" Hardy Longstone trolling reel - this was made of anti-corrosive alloy for use in salt water. It was advertised for casting, trolling and general river or sea work but mainly used for trolling. Hardy Bros. made the Longstone in different sizes and design from 1923 to 1959. This is a 50's era model. This 4 1/2" model is a solid face Longstone with twin black handles smooth alloy foot and Bickerdyke style lineguard. Comes with a Hardy Bros. zipper reel case! It is in excellent mechanical condition and cosmetically excellent showing just a few finish rubs at rim and back side plate. Overall a beauty! Drag adjustment on rear side plate too. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!