Dingley Fly Reel 3 1/2" - Perfect Style

SKU: VFT4903

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For sale here is a fine Dingley 3 1/2" Perfect style fly reel. Stamped D1 and 1 throughout. Sold as the "Exchequer" model by retailed Ogden Smiths of London. This excellent condition reel is RHW and comes with a nice and strong dual pawl check system from the 1930's. Tensioner works perfectly. Gear teeth and pawl still very sharp. Unmolested original smooth brass reel foot. The ebonite handle spins freely. Very nice and original nickel silver spool screw. No cracks/chips or prior repairs. Majority of original leading remaining. Reel weighs 9 oz. and the foot is 2 1/2 inches long.