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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

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GENESEE VALLEY ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #03691. 4.3 oz. Nicely dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $895. REDUCED $795.

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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NC MODEL "NODELESS", 7' 6" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules.
Wrapped in orange silks and tipped in black. Caarbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking nickel silver reelseat.
Burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in labeled aluminum rod tube with outer protective
rod cover. New unused condition. $695.
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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Bill designs and builds his rods nodeless. Lightly flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Coke bottle cork grip withup-locking bright nickel silver slideband with burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod is packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in brownaluminum brass capped rod tube. Also has khaki protective outer bag. Rod is very nicely done and is in unused condition. $795.

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DON ANDERSON - MAKER, ALBERTA, CANADA, MODEL 209E, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #019304, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blande cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide with modified cigar cork grip and bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Zebra wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in plaid flannel cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in like new condition. $895.

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A. NAPOLITANO - MAKER, NJ, 7' 6" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #0123A, Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks, Agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip, bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat hardware with Bird's Eye Maple wooden reelseat. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. $750. REDUCED $695.

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THE SCHAFF ROD SHOP - JIM SCHAFF - MAKER, CA MODEL "CLASSIC BROWNTONE", 7 1/2' 2PC 4 WT, #75-14-87. 3.9 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat
and blued nickel silver butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes with wooden ferrule plug. Packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod has a very nice fast dry fly action and is in excellent condition. I don't see Jim's work much and this is a very nice example of his fine craftsmanship. $1495.
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FARLOW'S CO. - MAKERS, ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND, MODEL "ARMOUR IMPREGNATED CANE", 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT, Designed by Lee Wulff for Norm Thompson, Medium fast dry fly action. 3 15/16 oz. Serial #179. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules, wrapped in dark green silks, cigar cork
grip with down-locking bronze anodized aluminum reelseat with cork reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in brown factory labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $795.
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GARY HOWELLS - MAKER, CA MODEL"8' HOLLOWBUILT TROUT", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium action. 3 5/8 oz. Serial #4234. Duronz
type rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks, tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Payne style cork grip with aluminum up-locking reel seat with Zebra wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2895.
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KEYSTONE ROD CO. - D. MCKENZIE - MAKERS, GRAYLING, MICH, MODEL "8013", 8' 2/2 5/6 WT. Fast powerful dry fly action.
Serial #194. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules, has bambo ferrule plug. Wrapped in brown threads tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with
down locking aluminum reelseat with bright nickel silver butt cap and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes stored in fly covered black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

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SHAKESPEARE TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 9' 3 PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Fast action. Nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks tipped in golden yellow. Half Wells cork grip with green anodized spring locking reelseat. Serial #A1305B-9. Rod comes stored in light brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $150.
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L. C. PARKS - MAKER, MODEL 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium - Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks tipped in golden yellow. Serial #200206. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slidebnad and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $650.
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GARY LACEY - MAKER, GA, MODEL "ROYAL", 7' 3" 3 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Nice dark toned cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brownthreads tipped in black. Full intermediates and signature wrapps. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap with English Walnut reelseat. Rod comes packed in burgandy labeled rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube.
Rod appears unused. $1795. REDUCED $1595.
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SEWELL DUNTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, GREENFIELD, MASS, 6 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules.Wrapped
in golden yellow tipped in brown. Coke bottle type cork grip with down-locking aluminum reel seat. Rod comes packed in navy blue factory labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $450.

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MAKER UNKNOWN? - 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Blued nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-lockiing aluminum reel seat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer and end cap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished fishing condition. $795.
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JON PARKER - MAKER, NY MODEL 7' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #93100. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Payne style cork grip with blued nickel silver up-locking slideband and walnut wooden reel seat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1195.

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TED SIMROE - MAKER, NY MODEL "8' TROUT", 2 PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Serial #251-6. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules.Wrapped in brown silks, carbide stripper guide. Payne style cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with Zebra wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $995.

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DAME & STODDARD CO. - BOSTON, MODEL "INTERVALE", TROLLING FLY ROD, 9' 3PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Probably made by Chubb,
Fast action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules and double ring nickel silver guides. Wrapped in light green and black varigated silks, tipped in golden yellow with full intermediate wrapps. Agate nickel silver tip tops. Full nickel silver slideband up-locking reelseat with 5 3/4" cork grip and nickel silver butt cap. Rod was refinished very nicely and looks great! Rod comes stored in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube. $295.
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WM. MILLS & SONS, N Y. MODEL 8 1/2' 3/2 5WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped
in clear golden silks with full golden intermediates. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slidband and butt cap with Butternut wooden reel seat. Rod was professionally refinished. Comes packed in tan factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. In excellent fishing condition. $795.
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C.W. JENKINS ROD CO.- MAKERS, MODEL "GA70L-60", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Golden yellow silks, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with cedar wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in khaki cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped factory rod tube. Rod is excellent condition. $1295.
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THE LEGENDS ROD CO. - 8' 2/2 6-7 WT, Serial #2350. Built in 7/2002. Comes with 2 different tips. Fast dry fly action. 1 tip takes a 6 and the
other takes a 7. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules, wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in brown. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver up-locking reel seat with Bird's Eye wooden reel seat spacer. Rod is stored in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. $495.
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VEUGELERS - MAKER, MODEL 6' 6" 2/1 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow silks, tipped in brown. Modified cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with burled Walnut wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $295.
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GARY HOWELLS - MAKER, CA MODEL 7 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, 3 oz. Serial #4428. Medium fast dry fly action. Duronz ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Western style cork grip and reel seat with aluminum sliding band and butt cap. Comes stored in original burgandy cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $3195.
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GREEN RIVER RODS - BOB GORMAN - MAKER, VT, MODEL "704", 7' 2/2 4 WT, Serial #6607. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark imprenated cane with bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in green silks tipped in black. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slidband and butt cap with Burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube with outer protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1495.
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GARY HOWELLS - MAKER, MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT", "8' 2/2 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #4641. 3 7/8 oz. Duronz type rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Western style cork grip with up-locking aluminum reel seat with wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in red factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $2895.
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WM. A HARMS - ASSEMBLED BY BILL ON CHAPMAN ROD BLANK, PA MODEL "MIDGE", 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane with glass like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks tipped in red. Agate stripper guide.
Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag
and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $795.
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LITTLE RIVER RODS, DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY, MODEL 9' 3 PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #55-05. Medium action. Nicely dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green silks, tipped golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Western style cork grip, up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1095.
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FRANK WIRE - MAKER, MODEL "PENTA 5 STRIP", 8 1/2' 2 PC 6 WT, Fast powerful action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in
black threads. Half Wells cork grip with up-locking black and gold anodized reelseat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in
aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $395.
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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ MODEL "7' 2/2 3-4 WT", Fast dry fly action. 2 3/4 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Very nice dark flamed
cane with glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes in cream cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $695.

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PEZON ET MICHEL - MAKER, FRANCE, MODEL "PARABOLIC GRIMA NORMALE", 9' 2PC 1 TIP 6-7 WT. Fast parabolic action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in green silks, Half Wells cork grip with down-locking brown anodized reelseat with cork reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Nice Western rod for fishing big dries on windy days on large waters. $395.

 

 

BILL & GENE EDWARDS

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GENE EDWARDS - MAKER, CT MODEL "BRISTOL F12", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Fast action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks with burgandy tipping. Full Wells cork grip wtih down-locking aluminum reel seat with nickel silver butt cap with black plastic reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod was refinished at some point and looks very good and is in good fishing condition. $395.

 

 

E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. RODS

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL "BAIT CASTER", #303, 5 1/2' 2/2 ,4 7/8 oz. 17/64 rod ferrule. 3/8 - 1/2 oz. Lures.
Very nice richly dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules and factory ferrule pplug. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks
tipped in golden yellow. 10" cork grip and reelseat with down-locking aluminum reelseat hardware. Stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch Co., NY"
Walnut Wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled brass
capped factory tube. Paper still on grip and appears unused. Rare find in this condition. $1695.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 205, 8 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point Looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads tipped in black. Cigar cork grip - grip has some ridging. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original
olive green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $2195.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL "204", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 3/4 oz. Rod was refinished
professionally and looks great! Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks, tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel
silver slidebnad and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in olive green factory labeled rod bag with hangtag and stored in
aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $2995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL "PAYNE 98", 7' 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. 3.3 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks, tipped in golden yellow. Payne style cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer, up-locking ring stamped "Payne". Rod was professionall refinished by Steve Blake at some point. Rod comes stored in original olive green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped factory tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $3595.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKER, NY MODEL "PAYNE BAITCASTING ROD", MODEL 300, 5' 2 PC 2 TIP Casts lures 3 1/4 to 3 3/4 oz.
Strong powerful action. Bright nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in Payne brown silks tipped in golden yellow. All agate guides and tip tops. 10 1/2" cork grip and reelseat with Landman down-locking all nickel silver reelseat. Stamped, "E. F. Payne Rod Co. - Makers". Also, stamped, "Sold by H. & D. Folsom Arms Co., NY". Rod comes packed in olive factory cloth rod bag and stored in brass capped aluminum rod tube with blue cloth protective rod cover embroidered with makers name and details. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "96", 6 1/2' 2/2 4 WT. 2 1/4 oz. Serial #168. Rod was built in the Payne rod shop after Jim's death when Walt Carpenter was working there. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. One tip down and inch. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with factory ferrule plug. Wrapped in brown silks tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Payne style cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original labeled brass capped rod tube. Other than the one short tip, rod is in excellent condition. $1995.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DRY FLY SALMON ROD #415", 10' 3/2 8-9 WT, 8 1/2 oz. All sections full length and straight. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Payne style cork grip with up-locking aluminum reel seat with Walnut wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes with 5 1/2" removable extension butt. Packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum brass capped rod tube with canvas factory rod bag cover. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1495.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "202" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice medium dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Rod comes
with factory ferrule plugs. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth.Wrapped in Payne brown silks tipped in golden yellow.
Clear agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, stamped, "Sold by A & F, NY". Walnut wooden reelseat Rod comes packed away in olive green rod bag with hang tag. Rod comes stored in factory labeled aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $2995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "204L" 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Circa 1925. Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads, tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with minor ridging. Early full nickel silver down-locking reelseat, stamped, "E. F. Payne Rod Co. - Makers" on reerse side, "Sold by Von Lengerke and Antoine, Chicago". All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod was refinished at some point. Comes stored in original green factory cloth rod bag and stored in original brass capped factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "198", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished by Don Schroeder and looks great! Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks tipped in golden yellow. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Payne style cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. I personally cast this rod and it is a very smooth casting rod! $3195.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "201 DRY FLY", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 3.8 oz. , Rod from 1950's. Ferrule size 15-10. Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Stamped on butt cap, "Sold by A & F, New York". Rod was refinished by Thomas & Thomas back in early 80's. Rod comes stored in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $2995.
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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DARK ROD, 200", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, LIGHT DF ROD. Built in 1925. Very historical rod. Was in the 1st batch of rods that Jim Payne and Frank Oram crafted together. Serial #44. The rod was restored by Master Rod Crafter, Walt Carpenter and looks unbelievable! It was done while he was working at the Payne rod shop in the 70's. The rod was made for his friend, Frank Marble. Rod is wrapped in Payne brown tipped in golden yellow. Blued nickel silver waisted rod ferrules, size 15/10. English reverse snake guides with early agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with early butt cap stamping and Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in factory green cloth rod bag and stored in original early factory labeled brass capped rod tube,. Rod is accompanied with a letter from Walt Carpenter and a photo of Jim Payne and Jim Marble. Also, has an original fold out, Company Catalog from 1925. This is one of the nicest Payne's I've ever offered. It has not been fished since Walt restored it in the 1970's. Rod is in excellent restored condition - from Walt's collection. A great rod for the Fly Fisher to add to his collection or fish in the Catskill Rivers! $6995.
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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME, MODEL "BROWNTONE SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. The rod was refinished at some point and looks great! All sections straight and full length, ferrules for nice and smooth. Cigar cork grip with some minor ridging. Down-locking aluminum reelseat with blued nickel silver butt cap. Black Bakelite-type reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled factory tube and Thomas rod bag. Stamped on butt cap, "34", indicatinga rod built before the mid thirties when Thomas added letters to the number designations. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $1495.

 

 
GRANGER AND WM
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. #8040. Rod was re-finished at some point. Mid is short 1 1/2". Rod looks great! /bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks and tipped in goden yellow. Western styled cork grip with up-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 7 1/2' 3/2 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Model#GS7633
Weighs 3 3/4 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks, western style cork grip with up-locking Granger all nickel silver reel seat. Rod was refinished by Don Schroeder 5 years ago. Rod comes stored in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $895.

 

 

 

HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ALNWICK, ENGLAND, MODEL "THE DELUXE", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium action. Serial #E61523. Built in 1947. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full golden intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with black plastic reelseat spacer. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Rod is in excellent fishing condition. comes stored in green Hardy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. $695.
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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "FAIRCHILD", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks super! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in silks with full intermediates. Agate stripper guides and tip tops. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and reelseat hardware. Serial #E7065. Built in 1926. Comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and
stored in original Hardy aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $750.

 

 
HEDDON
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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH MODEL "#10 BLUEWATERS", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3 1/2 oz. # 1 1/2 Ferrule.
Rod was professionally refinished. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black
varigated silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver down-locking reelseat with plastic insert. Rod comes packed in original
blue labeled cloth rod bag and stored in Heddon marked aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $595.
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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "#8 BLUE WATERS", 7 1/2' 3PC 5 WT, 3 1/2 oz. Size 1 1/2 ferrule. Medium fast dry fly action.
Rod was professionally refinished. Looks great! All sections full length and streaight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver
ferrules. Wrapped in black and green varigated silk threads. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat and locking nt and butt cap.
With brown plastic spacer. Rod come stored in original blue labeled cloth rod bag, stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.
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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH, MODEL "BLACK BEAUTY #17", 8 1/2' 3PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver
rod ferrules, size 2F. Wrapped in black silks, Half Wells cork grip with down-locking blued nickel silver reelseat hardware with black plastic reelseat. Rod comes stored in black cloth rod bag and stored in black plastic Heddon marked aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $595.
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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "#10 BLUEWATERS", 8 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 1/2 oz. All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silvr rod ferrules. Ferrule size 2F. Wrapped in blue and white varigated silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking
nickel silver reel seat hardware and plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in blue labeled factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled Heddon facoty rod tube. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! $395.

 

 

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. RODS

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50 TOURNAMENT , 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod from the 1930's. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminm brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "DURACANE #807", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. 4 1/2 oz. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Great rod for windy days and bigger flies. $995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "40-6", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #8231. Blued nickel silver ferrules.Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat. Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer.Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Rod comes packed inlight brown factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped, factory stamped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "TOURNAMENT", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast action. Rod from the mid 20's.
Bright nickel silver waisted ferrules with Pat. markings, Rod was refinished and looks great! Very nicely done. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads tipped in burgandy. Full intermediate wraps. Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Buttternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped Leonard rod tube. Rod in in excellent fishing condition. $795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "CATSKILL SPECIAL 47-4", 6 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #89113A, the A in the serial # is attributed to Marc Aroner. Built in early 90's for Larry Foster. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks tipped in dark green. Glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny 4 1/4" cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat. Butt cap stamped,"H.L. Leonard Rod Co. - The Rod Maker since 1869." Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum
labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. Perfect small stream dry fly rod! $2795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "DURACANE MODEL #755 IMPREGNATED", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Serial #3101.
3 1/2 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down- locking black anodized aluminum reel seat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in factory brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "SPECIAL TOURNAMENT #87 DRY FLY SALMON", 9 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT, 8.1 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Full Wells cork grip with down-locking nickel silver reelseat and 4 1/2" removable extension butt. Rod comes stored in orginal gray cloth rod bag with hang tag and packed in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $895.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "2-HANDED SALMON ROD", 12' 3 PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Rod from 20's. Medium wet fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules with Pat. dates and factory nickel silver ferrule plugs. Wrapped in brown and black varigated threads. 1 tip is 6" short. 19 1/2" cork grip and reel seat. Reel seat is full nickel silver, down-locking Stamped, "The H. L. Leonard Rod - Leonard & Mills, Co. - Makers". Rod tips comes stored in brown tip bag and aluminum brass capped tube. All sections come stored in heavy canvas rod bag. Weighs 16 oz. Rod is in very good condition. $395.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "EARLY LEONARD BAIT CASTING ROD", from the teens. 5' 2" 2PC 1 TIP ,
Bright waisted nickel silver rod ferrules with Patent date. Agate tip top and stripper guide with tunnel snake guides. Wrapped in red silks with full intermediates. All nickel silver up-locking slideband reel seat. Rod comes stored in factory cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum rod tube. In good condition for it's age. $250.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 36, 6' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, 1.9 oz. Serial #1632. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Butternut wooden reelseat. Rod is stored in original yellow factory cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "37H", 6 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, 2 7/8 oz. Serial #3416. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel
silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks tipped in brown. Reversed Half Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reel seat and Butternut wooden reel seat spacer. Rod somes stored in light brown factory cloth rod bag and packed in factory labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $1895.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "51DF", 1950's rod. 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 3/8 oz. Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules.
Wrapped in golden yellow threads. Rod was refinished at some point years back. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod is full length and straight. Rod comes packed in original gray cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - BANGOR, MAINE, EARLY VERY HISTORICAL ROD FROM CIRCA 1874, 12' 3PC TROUT ROD,
Made with Calcutta Cane, Pre-Patent date rod ferrules. Bright nickel silver spike-type ferrules. Bright nickel silver waisted ferrules. Wrapped in red silks with golden intermediates. One tip is 1 1/4" short, other tip is 2" short. 6 strip construction. Swelled butt. 6 1/4" long, Rattan grip, full nickel silver slideband reel seat, 5 3/4" long. Stamping on the butt cap, " H. L.Leonard - Maker" , "Bangor, Maine" in rectangular stamping. Rod is packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube and are not original. This is the earliest example of a Leonard rod that I have ever had. I am hopeful that I have all the info correct, but I am not an authority on rod like this. $995.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "39H" 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT, Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark red Leonard silks.
Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reel seat with nickel silver butt cap and Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in light brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1395.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "38H", 7' 2/2 4 WT, Serial #1373. Built in 1972. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in light yellow cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1795.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "39H", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks, carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Tube has gold protective duck cloth cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 2- HANDED SALMON ROD, 13' 3PC 2 TIP, All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver Pat. marked rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks with full intermediates, 21" cork grip and reelseat with early down-locking full nickel silver reel seat. Rod from the mid 20's. Reel seat stamped, "The H. L. Leonard Rod, Leonard & Mills Co. - Makers". Rod tips stored in brown factory cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is stored in brown canvas rod bag. Rod is in very good condition. $495.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "50DF", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was pprofessionally refinished at some point. Very nicely done. All sections full length and straight. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow and tipped in red. Western style cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. All cork reelseat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled factory brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good refinished condition. $1495.


 

ORVIS CO. RODS

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL SPINNING ROD", 6 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP, Serial #12313, Built in 1951. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. 10" cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $295.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "LIGHT SALMON", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Fast action. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Serial #34311. Built in 1963. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reel seat with 2" detachable cork extension butt. Stored in gray factory cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "MANCHESTER", ORVIS IMPREGNATED, 8 1/2' 3/2 6WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #17540. Built in 1955. Nice dark rich impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads, carbide stripper
guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reel seat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod was refinished at some point, and one tip has a clear repair wrap 2" long. Rod comes stored in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $450.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "99", 9 1/2' 2/1 8 WT, Medium fast action. 7 oz. Serial #37765. Built in 1964. Bright nickel
silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark red threads, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking anodized aluminum reelseat. Rod comes stored in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. $450.
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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8' 2/2 6 WT. 4 3/8 oz. Serial #47198. Built in 1967. Very nice dark
impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-lcking reelseat and Walnut wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Very good fishing condition. $695.

 

 
R. L. SUMMERS RODS
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R. W. SUMMERS ROD CO. - MAKERS,WISC. MODEL #856, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Serial 52379, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks with carbide stripper guide.Half Wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap. Burled walnut wooden reelseat spacer.Comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled, brass capped rod tube. Rod appears 99% new condition. $3095. REDUCED $2795.
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R. W. SUMMERS ROD CO. - MAKER, MICH, MODEL "735", 7'3" 2/2 4-5 WT, Serial #2792. Built in 1992. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed tempered cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with aluminum ferrule plug. Wrapped in golden brown silks, tipped in black Carbide stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with bright dual nickel silver slidebands. All cork reelseat. Comes sstored in burgandy labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped stamped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2795.

 

 

 

THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - RODS

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MA MODEL "MIDGE", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, IMPREGNATED, 3.3 oz. Serial #3030. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in tan. Carbide stripper guide. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Swelled butt, Cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stoed in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MA MODEL "PARADIGM", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #3691, IMPREGNATED, Medium fast dry fly action. 3.1 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condtion. $2095.
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THOMAS & THOMAS MAKERS, MASS, MODEL "SPECIAL LTD EDITION H. S. GILLUM COMMEMERATIVE ROD", 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #5, Built with resorcinol glue. Medium fast dry fly action. Built with blued nickel silver Super Swiss styled rod ferrules. Wrapped in
clear brown silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Stamped,"H. S. Gillum Commemerative".
Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black special commemorative labeled brass capped rod tube.
Rod is in new unused condition. A real special find! Rare! $2895.
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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "MONTANA", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #5660,
Very nicely dark flamed cane with glasslike varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silk wrapps, tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.

 

 

R. L. WINSTON ROD CO.

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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, MODEL "LIGHT TROUT SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 4-5 WT, 3 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1385. Pat. Hollowbuilt construction. Duronz ferrules, wrapped in light beige silks with dark red trim wrapps. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with aluminum slideband and butt cap. Rod is packed in red factory labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1295.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Medium-medium-fast action. Serial #1747. 3 oz. Brackett era rod. Duronz type rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks, carbide stripper guide. western style cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with all cork reelseat. 1 tip is down a half inch. Stored in red factory labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $1995.

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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, SAN FRANCISCO, CA MODEL "8 1/2 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 1/8 oz. Serial #8266. Pat. Hollowbuilt construction. Duronz tyoe ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks, carbide stripper guides. HalfWells cork grip with dosn-locking aluminum reel seat hardware with Bakelite reelseat. Rod comes packed in burgandy labeled factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1295.

 

 
PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, DETROIT, MICH MODEL "PROSPERITY", 7 1/2' 3PC 5 WT, Medium fast dry flyaction. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated silk threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat with walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod was professionally refinished at some point. All sections full length and straight. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1295. REDUCED $1095.
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PAUL H. YOUNG CO. - MICH, MODEL "THE MIDGE", PINNACLE SERIES, 6' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules.
Wrapped in brown and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed tone cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with wooden reelseat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth bag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. $3495.
3.
P. H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, DETROIT, MICH, MODEL "THE BOAT ROD", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6/7 WT, Fast dry fly action. 4.55 oz. Serial #4765. Dark flamed tempered cane with blued Swiss style "Super Z" rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks, carbiide stripper guide. Half Wells cork
grip with down-locking black anodized reel seat with cork reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3495.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, MICH, MODEL "PERFECTIONIST", 7 1/2' 2/2 4 WT, 2 1/8 oz. Fast dry fly action. Serial #4315. Blued Super Z" rod ferrules. Dark flamed tempered cane. Wrapped in golden brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum black anodized slidebands. All sections full length and straight. Rod comes stored in rust silky nylon rod bag and stored in original aluminum rod case. Rod is in very good condition. $3195. REDUCED $2995.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKER, MICH, MODEL "MIDGE", 6' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. 1 3/4 oz. Serial #4396. Blued nickel silver
Super Z rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip and dual aluminum slidebands and all cork grip reelseat.Rod comes packed in burgandy silk rod bag and stored in factory aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $3195.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "PARA 15", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT, Comes with 2 tips, a wet tip and a dry tip. Serial #4713. Date 12-25-1975. Blued nickel silver "Super Z" ferrules. 4 oz. Wrapped in dark brown threads, carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reel seat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in brown silk rod bag and stored in original factory aluminum rod tube. Rod comes from original owner. Also comes in original factory labeled shipping tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. $3195.
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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL SALMON/STEELHEAD ROD, "9' 2/2 8-9 WT. Fast powerful action. 6.4 oz. Blued nickel silver rod errules. Wrapped in burnt orange and tipped in brown. Western style cork grip with blued nickel silver up-locking reel seat and cork reelseat spacer. All sections full length and straight. Rod was refinished at some point. Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $895.
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PAUL H. YOUNG CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "MIDGE", 6' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #4650. 1 3/4 oz. Blued nickel silver
rod ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued dual aluminum slidebands. Rod is in excellent original condition, comes from original owner. Stored in silky burgandy-brown rod bag and packed in aluminum rod tube. Comes with original factory shipping tube. $3295.

 

 

 
JOHN ZIMNEY
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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DE, MODEL "QUAD 98Q", 7' 2/2 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks, tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Rosewood reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition.
$1195.

 

 

C FF'S BAMBOO ROD BUILDERS LIST

As a way to showcase the Bamboo Rod Builders that I represent, we put together a page to list their rods as they become available.

Please check this page, as we will up-date as rods come in. This will make it easier for you to find a Bamboo Rod Builder or a rod that you are looking for.

MARC ARONER

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W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", PROTO TYPE MODEL 8 1/2' 3/2 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4.3 oz. Serial #12786. Built in 2012. Blued nickel silver rod ferrrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Clear agate stripper guide. Modified Half Wells cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and Acorn reelseat butt cap with decorative Walnut spacer. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in like new condition, only lawn cast. $2995.
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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "CATSKILL RIVERS PROTO TYPE", 7' 2/2 3-4 WT, Medium action. Built in 2001. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks, carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL MODEL #7312, 7' 3" 2/2 4 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped i burgandy silks, tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with 1/4" cork rings, blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. $1095.
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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL 6 1/2' 3/2 3-4 WT, #66-13-8. Serial #6829. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks tipped in black. Very nice dark flamed cane. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and dark Tiger Maple wooden reel seat. Rod comes stored in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1150.

 

JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "G. H. HALSTEAD ROD L.T.D. EDITION", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP , This is No. 2 of 8 rods built by John on Halstead blanks he got from Halstead's step son. John finished these rods just like Halstead would have used all the hardware as he would have done. Blued nickel silver ferrules and blued slideband hardware with cigar cork grip and Mahogany reelseat spacer. Rod takes a 4 wt line. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Butt cap stamped, " George Halstead Rod". on one side and "J.W. Gallas Rod Co." on the other side. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. Built in 1997. John built these rods with the intent to authentically reproduce but in no way mistake them for originals. He did a great job! $1895.

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J. W. GALLAS - MAKER CT MODEL "HENDRICKSON", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5WT. Serial #12. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued truncated Swiss styled ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Very nice dark flamed cane with agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod has oak wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very nice rod by a great craftsman. $1595.

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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, DANBURY, CT, MODEL "FARMINGTON", 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3.6 oz. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden brown silks, tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Serial #835. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Walnut wooden reelseat. Comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in new, unused condition. John is an excellent Craftsman that has been building rods for over 40 years. $1695.

BILL HARMS - PA

 

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RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "STEEVES 726", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #1107. Bright nickel silver rod
ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silk threads tipped in red. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Carbide stripper guide. Rod is packed in kahki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube with outer protective bag, Rod is in new, unused condition. Great small to medium sized trout waters for dry fly fishing. $1600.
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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT, Serial #1206. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel wraps, tipped in red. Special Maxwell style tip tops, carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt with tiny 4 1/2" cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Rick's special nickel silver inlay on wooden reel seat. Rod comes packed in khaki cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #34303. Bright nickel silver ferrules with aluminum ferrule plug. Wrapped in carmel silks and burgandy tipping. Carbide stripper guide. cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reel seat hardware and Tiger Maple wooden reel seat. Rod is in packed in atn cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL 7' 3/2 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #21598. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full burgandy intermediate wraps. Very nice dark flamed cane with carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reel seat. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed away in black aluminum brass capped rod tube and has green duck cloth protective rod cover. Rod is in excellent condtition. $1795.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. - MODEL "7' 9" 2/2 HEX", Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #52911. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules, comes with brass ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear brown silks, tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

 

BILL TAYLOR - MINNESOTA

 

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL 7' 9"' 3PC 2 TIP HEX, Serial #791801, Medium fast dry fly action. Takes a 5 wt line. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $1395.

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT HEX", 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Serial #791601HB, Medium fast action. 3.8 oz. Very nice honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Cherry wooden spacer. Rod coems packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1295.
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BILL TAYLOR- MAKER, MN, MODEL 7 1/2' 2/2 5 WT QUAD, Serial #76813. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks with red tipping. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with burled wooden reel seat.Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum brass capped rod tube with outer rod tube protective cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1095.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK


R. D. TAYLOR

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "276-A", 7 1/2' 2 PC 4 WT, Serial #298-2, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear golden silks tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Western style cork grip with up-locking blued nickel silver reelseat with burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "379-S2-Q", QUADRATE, 7' 9" 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #806-1, Medium fast dry fly action Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed cane. Cigar cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with black outer protective black cover. Rod is in 99% new, unused condition. $1795.

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "265-CQ", QUADRATE, 6 1/2' 2 PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Serial #404-2, Medium fast dry fly action Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in clear burgandy silks. Agate stripper guide. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver reelseat hardware with Walnut wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with outer protective black cover. Rod is in brand new, unused condition. $1795.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "NEW CLASSIC SERIES", 7' 1/2' 3 PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built 2011. Serial #2, Medium fast dry fly action. Jeff made all ferrules and reelseat hardware. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks, tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in burgandy full intermediates. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver reelseat and bi-metal slideband. Rod comes stored in green factory labeled bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube with custom protective outer bag cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $2595.
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JEFF WAGNER - MAKER, OHIO, MODEL "386 HDJ", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 8-9 WT, Fast powerful action. Great salmon/steelhead rod! Dark flamed tempered cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with black tipping. Agate stripper guide. cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat with Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with outer black protective rod tube cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL #280 BP, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. Serial #1100-2, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear dark brown threads and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and burled Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with outer rod tube protective cover. Rod is in unfished condition. $1795.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "273-FS", 7' 3" 2PC 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #504-19. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Ceramic stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver reel seat with Burled wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in labeled green cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled brass capped rod tube with outer rod tube protective cover. Rod appears unused. $1695.

 

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