I bought this little Farlow Perfect a while back from a gentleman in the UK. It paired up beautifully with my Tom Morgan 386 but about 90 years of use and a couple botched repairs had done their damage. The reel had a lot of wobble from a damaged spindle along with some missing screws and a bad looking plastic replacement handle. Knowing up front that it would cost me nearly the actual value of the reel, I sent it off to Bill Archuleta to his work his magic. Since the reel was damaged and already far from original, I knew that I wasn't reducing it appeal to collectors. More importantly, it fishes great and needs to be on the river pulling in trouts from this side of the Atlantic.