Hardy The Beefy Perfect 4 Limited Edition Made in England Number #040, also with signed The Game Fisherman card. The Hardy'Beefy' is the Ashes Victory Perfect, Named after Ian'Beefy' Botham with a limited production run of only 50 numbered reels these are certain to become future classics. In the summer of 2013, England beat Australia in the hotly contested biannual series of Test match cricket known as The Ashes, making three Ashes wins in a row for the first time since 1981. The 1981 series is popularly known popularly known as Botham's Ashes, due to the remarkable performances of Ian Botham with both bat and ball. As cricket fans gear up for a rare'back-to-back' Ashes beginning in Australia in December, Hardy are pleased to announce the release of our Limited Edition 2013 Ashes Victory Perfect Reel, produced in association with Sir Ian Botham, himself a keen angler.
Sir Ian comments: I've used Hardy tackle all my life, and The Hardy Perfect reel is an absolute dream to fish with, with that iconic sound - you can hear it up and down the river when a fish screams off! With an emotional connection for so many anglers, the Perfect was the obvious choice for a reel to commemorate the Ashes victory. Designed and manufactured in Alnwick, England, this special reel features a hand polished gunmetal anodised finish, ivorine handle, revolving line guard, and of course that iconic Perfect sound. Designed and manufactured by Hardy Bros of Alnwick, England.A limited edition of 50 reels to commemorate England's 2013 summer ashes victory. Hand assembled and inspected by Hardy Bros Master Reel Makers. Hand Polished, Gunmetal anodised finish. Revolving Line Guard, running on 17 ball bearings. Naval Brass Spindle & Frame Bush.
Also available Sir Ian's own reel number 002. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Reels". The seller is "hoppa1950" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Republic of Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Bahamas, Colombia, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Vietnam.