For sale here is a Hardy Brunswick Cascapedia 1/0 Ltd. Edition Fly Reel. Unused condition. Made in 1991, Hardy reissued 500 of these replicas worldwide. This one is serial #488.
From the papers that come with the reel,"This trout fly reel has been hand-built by one of four Hardy master-craftsmen, who together lay claim to 116 years of reel-making experience. The maker's name is commemorated alongside the limited edition number on a stainless steel medallion on the winding plate. Another medallion displays the famous 1896 Hardy Rod-in-Hand trademark. The drum is made from highly polished bar-stock 6262 aluminium with a naval brass, integrally-machined spindle. The side-plates are polished ebonite, the rims are stainless steel, the reel seat is brass nickel, and the pillars, drag selector and check button are finished in polished nickel silver.
The reel weighs 9.2 oz and measures 2 7/8" diameter, 1 1/8" width. Left hand retrieve. Rated for a 5wt line and 50 yards of backing. Reel was made by D. Brown. Comes with black Hardy block leather case, reel manual, white gloves, and original box, all in new condition.