JW Young 3 1/2" Pattern 5 red agate fly reel

SKU: VFT6279

3 1/2” dia Young’s pattern 5, badged for G M Richardson of Dumfries (Scotland)

Two screw latch, black enamel finished reel. Some paint loss, but otherwise a nice tight example.

Smooth brass foot is 2 ¾” long with no issues, black ebonite handle, rim mounted tension adjuster, no transverse or lateral spindle play. Dark red agate with no visible cracks or chips.

Comes with what may be a dapping floss type blow line (?)

This reel ships from our UK office.
REF 0306