Hardy Zenith Fly Reel - rare first model

SKU: VFT10230

For sale here is a Hardy Zenith wide drum reel. LHW or RHW. Good overall condition cosmetically and excellent condition mechanically. The Zenith was part of Hardy's Lightweight Series of reels. This was one of two wide drum Lightweight models made in the early to late 1960s, the Husky being the other. Both were 3 3/8" diameter. Spool width 1 3/16". The reel weighs 6 3/4 oz. Original ribbed alloy foot is unmolested. This is the rare first model with two pillars and rectangular nickel silver line guard.