The first new Hardy classic style reel in over a decade. Handmade in Alnwick, England by skilled craftsmen, the Duchess features innovative features including a split frame design and dual line guards within a classically styled high quality reel. Engineered and hand crafted from bar stock aluminum, it has a fully adjustable click check mechanism and a vented frame and spool. It has a hollow recessed stainless steel spindle, wooden handle and is reversible for left or right hand retrieve. New and in stock.