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Bamboo/Cane Rod

ITEM #

DESCRIPTION

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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DEL, MODEL QUADRATE 116Q, Serial #180025, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules with brass ferrule plugs. Nicely dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.
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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 40DF-6 PROTO-TYPE, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Serial #004P, Fast dry fly action. Great Delaware or large water rod. 1970's era rod. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in green and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip 6" long. Aluminum down-locking reelseat with acorn butt cap and Butternut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Very rare, one of a kind! $1995.
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ORVIS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT. MODEL - EARLY VARNISHED ROD, PRE-WES JORDAN ERA. 8' 2PC 2 TIP Second tip down 1". Rod was refinished professionally. Very hard to find early examples of the varnished rods. Takes a 5 wt line and is medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in gold with golden and red signature wrapps. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Red agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and bright nickel silver butt cap, stamped "Makers Charles F. Orvis Co. Inc. Manchester, VT" The aluminum lock nut is also stamped the same. Has Butternut wooden spacer. Comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in celuloid original rod case. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $795.
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BUILT ON LEONARD BLANK BY PETER PHELPS in the 1980's, 5' 4" 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver Leonard ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silk threads. All cork grip and reelseat with bright nickel silver slideband Leonard marked hardware. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1000.
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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ONE PIECE", 6 1/2' 2/3 WT, IMPREGNATED DARK CANE. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. 5" Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag with support and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. A great small stream fly rod. $1150.
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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PA MODEL #209E, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Serial #795-2, Wrapped in burgandy silks, cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.
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WRIGHT & MCGILL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER FAVORITE" 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth, Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green and black varigated threads adn tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Rod comes with carbide stripper guide, Western styled cork grip and full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original factory rod tube. A very nice bass or steelhead rod. $395.
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W. E. EDWARDS CO. - MAKERS, CT, MODEL #54 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast action. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Modified Western cork grip tapered to forward quad shape. Up-locking plastic reelseat. One tip has a 3/4" clear repair wrap, it will fish fine. Rod comes stored in original factory marked Edwards rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $995.
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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "5 STRIP PENTAGONAL" 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #022512-10. Fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden tan silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 8' 2TIP 2 PC 5 WT. Marked "Orvis Impregnated, Pat. Pend.". Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #9178. Built in 1949. Has factory replacement tip. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in factory aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $695.

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CUSTOM BUILT ON LEONARD ROD BLANK, MODEL 37H. Very nice mediu fast dry fly action. 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT Built 1-06 by J.M.L. Very nicely done. blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Cherry wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A great small stream dry fly rod. $995.

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JOHN ZIMNEY - MAKER, DE MODEL "QUADRATE 98Q", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #170014, Nice dark flamed cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Rosewood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1295.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. NY. - MODEL 205, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT. 4 1/2 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in black Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with cork and aluminum ferrule plugs. All sections full lengths and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag with hang tag and packed in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. Very nice larger water dry fly rod. $3895.

 

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH. MODEL "DELUXE SALMON SPECIAL #36", 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Takes 7-8 wt lines. Medium fast action. All sections full length and straight. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking blued nickel silver reelseat. Comes with a 6" removeable extension butt. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth labeled rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. The rod is very good condition. $295.

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CHESTER ROD CO. - BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - MAKER, VA 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #412. Medium action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt, Full Wells cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "SPECIAL EDITION" - 8' 2 BUTTS & 2 TIPS. Takes 4 wt. lines. Serial #13008. One butt is medium slow action for wet flies, and the other butt (which is the heavier butt) is for dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and golden yellow. Cigar cork grips with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1495.

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DENNIS MENSCER - MAKER, NY MODEL "LITTLE RIVERS" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium action. Serial 9607. Blued nickel silver ferrules. wrapped in green silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO. MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 9' 3PC 2 TIP. Rod was refinished has one tip down. 2 3/4". Takes 6-7 wt lines. Fast action. Rod from early 1940's. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden green silks, Western styled cork grip with chrome plated up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $395.

 

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GENESEE VALLEY ROD CO. JOE PERIGO - MAKER, NY 7' 2" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #OY16112. Nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickelsilver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled black rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Fast dry fly action. $1050.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "PARABOLIC" 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/8 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch, New York". Rod comes stored in original olive cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum factory labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $3695.

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TIM ZIETAK - MAKER - PITTS., PA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUADRATE" 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Model #765-3. Built in 2010. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $895.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER CHAMPION", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 5 oz. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Model #GC9050. Agate stripper guide. All sections full length and straight. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in originnal cardboard labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $495.

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Built in 1936. Weighs 3.7 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules, wrapped in golden brown silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip - Grip has some ridging cork. Bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with white cedar spacer. Rod comes packed in original green clothrod bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. $1395.

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F. E. THOMAS - MAKER, MODEL "SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built in 1951. Serial #GE54. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and bright nickel silver buttcap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original factory cloth bag with hang tag. Stored in factory labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.

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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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DICKERSON - MAKER, MODEL 861711, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT. Fast powerful dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in black. Stripper guide was replaced and a few wraps redone at some point, varnish touch up here and there. Over all a very nice rod. Agate stripper. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original olive cloth rod bag and stored in original rod tube. $3595.

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MARTY DESAPIO - MAKER, NJ. 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. Built in 2016. Fast dry fly action. 3 3/4 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. wrapped in brown varigated silks and tipped in red. Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $795.

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GENE EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MOUNT CARMEL, CT MODEL #52 EDWARDS DELUXE, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Rod was professionally refinished and really looks great! Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Reelseat wooden spacer of Walnut. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. You dont see many of these Edwards Deluxe in 7' weather refinished or original condition. $1695.

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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL #754, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #8110. 3.1 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Honey blonde cane, blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in 99% new condition. $1595.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "SPECIAL BOAT TROLLING FLY ROD", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT. Fast powerful action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great! Used for trolling streamers in lakes. 1930's rod. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper and tip tops. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in golden yellow.8" Long cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. I'm sure it was a special order rod. $1295.

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "DIRIGO", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Stamped in bottom of butt cap "#5", built in 1915? , 3.9 oz. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great!One tip is 1" short. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate tip tops. Wrapped in red silks with full intermediates. Cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes stored in brown canvas bag with bamboo tip holder. Stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $895.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD - MAKERS, NY MODEL #200, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3.8 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. #15-9 ferrule sizes. Mid to late 20's rod. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Esarly butt cap markings. Stamped on one side of butt cap, " E. F. Payne Rod - E. F. Payne Rod Co. - Makers". On other side of butt cap marked, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. New York". All sections full length and straight and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $3995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL 38H, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Late 40's, early 50's rod. Number 11 ferrule. 2.6 oz. Rod has 2 small 1/2 wraps on butt and an overcoat of varnish. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks. tiny 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan factory cloth rod bag and stored in original factory rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $1295.
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DICKERSON - ROD MAKER - MICH MODEL #761510-RB (RAY BERGMAN), 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great!! All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $4595.

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BILL EDWARDS ROD CO. - MAKERS, CT MODEL #25 QUADRATE, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, 4.7 oz. Fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and one tip is 1" short. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy and tipped in black silks. Edwards styled cork grip with up-locking black tenite reelseat. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $795.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38L, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT. , 1.8 oz. Slow to Medium action. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nicely. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in light olive green and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Tiny 4" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard brass capped aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1795.

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F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "DIRIGO", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #767. Built in 1937. 3 7/8 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. English reverse twist snake guides and agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver slideband and butt cap and wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag with original hang tag. Stored in original factory labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. All sections are full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes from collection of Walt Carpenter. $1295.

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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "PARA 15", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #1907-4. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver truncated rod ferrules. Wrapped in black silks with carbide stripper guide. Modified Half Wells cork grip with down-locking black anodized aluminum reelseat and cork reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $1095.

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L. DICKERSON - MAKER, MICH MODEL 8013, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built in 1947. 4.3 oz. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod comes with brown outer tube bag cover. Rod is in very good original condition. $5995.

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THE FISHERMAN'S CORNER - MAKER, HANS ROEPER - NY MODEL "HUNT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #229-48. Dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Reelseat wooden spacer of Tiger Maple. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $695.

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BRIAN KLEINCHESTER - MAKER, VA MODEL 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in brown. Full Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reel seat hardware and burled Maple reelseat spacer. Serial #111. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new condition. $895.

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TED SIMROE - MAKER, NY, MODEL #2704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 2.9 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in brown. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cherry wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL #95, 6' 2PC 2 TIP, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. 1 5/8 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Tiny 4 1/4" cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Butt cap marked, "Payne" on one side and stamped, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch" on other side. Rod comes in original tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and ferrule plug. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Comes stored in original factory labeled aluminum brass capped tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. A very scarce rod! $3895.

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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO.- MAKERS, MT MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT TROUT", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 oz. Duronz ferrules. Rod is wrapped in carmel threads with carbide stripper guides. Full Wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in labeled red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "SANS PERIEL", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 3 WT, EARLY MAXWELL ERA ROD. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Serial #2577. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt. Glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver up-locking slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. A Very scarce rod in excellent condition! I have never had on like it before! $3495.

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PAUL H. YOUNG ROD CO. - MICH MODEL "PERFECTIONIST", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 2 1/2 oz. Serial #4651, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Swiss styled "Super Z" blued ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in silky cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A little gem! $3995.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "PARADIGM", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Very nice medium dry fly action. Serial #4475. Nicely dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipper in brown. Swelled butt with Payne type cork grip and up-locking nickel silver reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod weighs in at 3 3/4 oz. and is in excellent condition. A really nice Catskill dry fly rod! $2995.

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GARY HOWELLS - MAKER, CA MODEL 8' 2PC 2 TIP 6 WT, HOLLOWBUILT BUTT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 1/8 oz. Nickel silver ferrules. Darken heat tempered cane with tung oil finish. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in golden yellow. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in red cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2695.

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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "MIDGE", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #4404, 2 3/4 oz. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Fine tips and swelled butt makes this a super nice dry fly rod! Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in brown. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod come packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A very scarce rod! $2995.

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J. C. ZIMNEY - MAKER, DE MODEL "QUADRATE 98Q", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #270094. Fast dry fly action. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Very nice dark flamed cane. Comes with brass ferrule plug and agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod has Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condtiion. $1395.

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ROD TUBE STATES "TAYLOR SPECIAL", UNMARKED BOB TAYLOR ROD?, MODEL 24, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3.0 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel siler slideband and butt cap. Burled Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Excellent condition. $1095.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "BEAVERKILL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #5535. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane with swelled butt. Wrapped in clear silks and tipped in brown. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition and shows little signs of use. A very nice larger water dry fly rod! $2695.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #430 DRY FLY SALMON ROD, 9' 2PC 2 TIP 8 WT, 6 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules, aluminum ferrule plug. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Old style English reverse snake guides. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with a 5 1/2" removable extension butt. Rod comes stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube and packed away in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Tube has factory label on and also has heavy duty outer tube cover bag. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

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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. $995.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS MODEL "MIDGE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, Serial #3022, Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated, very nice honey colored cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in brown. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2195.

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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "MIDGE", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. 2 3/8 oz. Serial #4846. Custom built. Very nice dark flamed cane, swelled butt. Bright nickel silver finely engraved ferrules. Wrapped in red silks with carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip and fully engraved 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. Just a beautiful classic rod in unfished condition. $2895.

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DAVE KLAUSMEYER - MAKER, ME 7' 2PC 2TIP 3 WT. Serial #121589, Nicely dark flamed cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. All cork grip and reelseat with nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

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TONY VALEANT - MAKER, EVENING HATCH, MODEL #704, 7' 2PC 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide strippper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in labeled burgandy cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube Rod is in excellent condition. $595.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 7'1" 2PC 2 TIP 3/4 WT PARABOLIC, Medium fast action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great! Blued nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Stamped on butt cap,"Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch & Co. New Yourk, NY." Very nice small stream rod! Rod comes packed i original green cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled brass capped rod tube. $3595.

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PEZON & MICHEL - MAKERS, FRANCE, MODEL "PARABOLIC SKISH", 8' 2" 2PC 1 TIP 5/6 WT. Medium fast parabolic action. Serial #74726677 T-1. Staggered furrule design, Blued nickel silver ferrules with bamboo ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark green threads. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking black anodized reelseat. Comes with removable rubber butt cap and bank spike. Rod comes stored in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in green plastic rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. A rare find! $795.

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MINEY HULL - MAKER, NY MODEL "IMPREGNATED SALMON, 10 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Medium action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules Wrapped in dark brown threads. Full wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Removable 4" extension butt. One stripper guide was re-wrapped. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Kind of a scarce rod. Great salmon/steelhead rod! $695.

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JIM BEASLEY - MAKER, TN MODEL "PERFECTIONIST", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #072305-21. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden tan silks and tipped in black. Half Wells cork grip with black anodized aluminum down-locking reelseat and cork spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1095.

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UNMARKED MINEY HULL - NY, SPINNING ROD. 7' 2PC 1 TIP 6-10 lb. test. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden yellow threads. 12" cork grip rod grip with dual slidebands. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $225.

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BILL DEKLE - MAKER - CUMBERLAND VALLEY RODS, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #0205. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with ferrule plug. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. $695.

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PIET VEUGELER - MAKER, 7' 2PC 1 TIP 4-5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules with ferrule plug. Wrapped in brown threads and tipped in red. All cork grip and reelseat with dual slidebands. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $395.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 39, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, 3 1/2 oz. #12 Ferrule. Medium fast dry fly action. Post fire red wrap. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat and bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped factory rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $1595.

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GREEN RIVER RODS - BOB GORMAN - MAKER, VT MODEL #704, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #6233, Impregnated dark cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads and tipped in black. Ceramic stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and burled wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum marked brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. One tip is shhort 1 1/2" but rod will fish great! $995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 39H, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1506. 3.6 oz. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat and nickel silver butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in factory yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #197, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 3 1/2 oz. Dry fly action. Circa 1950. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules with factory rod ferrule plugs. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow.Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Cork has some ridging on grip. Rod is in very good original condition. Comes stored in original factory cloth rod bag and packed away in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. $3495.

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DAVE NORWOOD - MAKERS?, 6' 1" AND 6' 4" ROD, 3/4 WT TIPS, Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in burgandy. cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube with outer tube cover bag. Rod is in excellent condition. Nice little stream dry fly rod! $395.

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ORVIS CO.MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7 1/2' 2TIP 2 PC 5 WT. 3 7/8 oz. Built in 1974. Serial #74292. 12/64 Ferrules. . Medium fast dry fly action. Impregnated cane. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads with carbide stripper guide. cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

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ORVIS CO.MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "SPINNING ROD", 7' 2 PC 6-10 LS line. Serial #6681. Built 7-14-48. 14/64 ferrule. Very nice darrk impregnated cane. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads. All cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $250.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 100, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 3.2 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Payne dark brown threads and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap.with wooden reelseat spacer. Butt section has some bag marks in cane. It apears tips were refinished. Rod comes stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled brass capped rod tube. Butt cap stamped, "PAYNE". Rod is in excellent condition. $2995.

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GENE EDWARDS - MAKER, CT MODEL "GENE EDWARDS DELUXE #53", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point. Looks great! All sections full length and straight. Ferrules bright nickel silver and fit nice and smooth. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in red. Coke bottle type cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $895.

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HARDY BROS. L.T.D. - MAKERS, ENGLAND, MODEL "MARVEL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. 2.8 oz/ Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Serial #H28792. Built in 1960. Blued nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plugs. Clear agate stripping and tip top guides. Wrapped in green threads and tipped in golden tan. All cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in green labeled zippered rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled Hardy marked rod tube.Comes with original hang tag. Rod is in excellent original condition. This is a sweet little rod! $1495.

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TONY VALEANT - MAKER, "EVENING HATCH", PA MODEL "LIL IMP", 5 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Staggered ferrule type design. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Tiny 4" cork grip with a Tom Maxwell full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes stored in black cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminm labeled rod tube with outer tube cover. Rod is in excellent condition. A sweet little brookie rod! $395.

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DOUGLAS DUCK - MAKER, TX MODEL 224, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #2059. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver Swiss styled rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmwl silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in green aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condtiion. $1195.

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SOUTHBEND ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "CROSS DOUBLEBUILT", 9' 3PC 2 TIP, Marked HDH or 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Model #266, Serial #0475527. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in black. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Reversed Half Wells cork grip, up-locking burgandy aluminum reelseat.. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $395.

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JOHN PICKARD - MAKER, MICH. MODEL #704, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1195.

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THE TROSSACKS ROD BUILDING CO. - MAKERS, COLLANDER, SCOTLAND, MODEL "THE MCKENDRICK", MARKED, "A CLAN ROD', 12 1/2' 3PC 1 TIP SALMON ROD. Blued rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks with full red intermediates. Agate stripper guide. 24" cork grip and reelseat with dual aluminum slidebands. Two-handed wet fly action. Comes stored in tann cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $175.

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DOUG DANIELS - MAKER, CA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT TROUT", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #D765-911-H. Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Half Wells cork grip with down-locking Tiger Maple wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth rod bag and stored in brown aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unfished. $1195.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 205, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 4 5/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished at some point and looks great! All secctions full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and storead in original tube with label. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $2395.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50DF, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 3.7 oz. Rod was refinished by Bob Taylor and has made a replacement tip. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in golden olive silks, agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped on one side, "Tourament" and the other side "The Leonard Rod, H. L. Leonard Rod Co. - Makers". Rod from the 1930's. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1195.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 4099 1/2, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 5.5 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. All secions are full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag with hangtag. Stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $1095.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 50 1/2 DF, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium action. 4.7 oz. All sections ful length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nicke silver ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel siller butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in original aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1095.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT, MODEL "WES JORDAN", 8' 2PC 1 TIP 5WT, 4 3/8 oz. Built in 1966 by Wes Jordan as a gift to Dick Finlory. Dick was a fishing instructor at the Orvis Co. Impregnated cane with blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in brown threads. Carbide stripper guide. Special style Wes Jordan cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in Orvis brown leather rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

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PEZON & MICHEL ROD CO. - MAKERS, FRANCE. MODEL "FEATHERWEIGHT RITZ SUPER PARABOLIC", 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. 2 7/8 oz. Marked type "Glenn Clark". Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Staggered type ferrule rod with bamboo ferrule plug. Wrapped in dark green silks. Ritz type cork grip with down-locking brown anodized aluminum reelseat and cork reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in burgandy silk cloth bag with hang tag. Stored in green aluminum rod tube with factory outer labeled cloth tube cover. Rod is in very good condition. Kind of a scarce rod. $795.

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LARRY DONAHE - MAKER, MN MODEL 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #924. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in antique golden silks and tipped in Java brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in olive cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.

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

1. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS MODEL "HUNT PATTERN", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules truncated style. Wrapped in rose silks tipped in orange. Black anodized stripping guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition, shows little signs of use. A very nice dry fly rod by one of the best! $3195.
2. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS, MODEL "SPRING CREEK ", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nicely tempered blonde cane. Glass-like varnish finish with book mmatched tips. Blued nickel silver ferrules with nicely machined brass ferrule plugs. . Wrapeed in olive green silks and tipped in red Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Has burled Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in olive green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. From one of the best Craftsman of our time. $3495.
3. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS, MODEL "SPRING CREEK ", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Very nice blonde tempered cane. Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in olive silks and tipped in red. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules and complimented with a brass ferrule plugs. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in light green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great all around stream rod! $2995.
4. MARC ARONER - MAKER, MASS A VERY SPECIAL MATCHED SET OF 2, BOTH ARE 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4WT. Fst action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver, Pat Belly ferrules with custom ferrule plugs. Wrapped in red silks with full red signature & intermediate wraps. tipped in orange. Carbide satripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and acorn butt cap. Burled dark cherry root wooden reelseat spacer. Rods come packed in olive cloth rod bag with ferrule plug pockets and stored in aluminum brass capped stamped rod tubes. Rods are in new, unused condition. You can buy one for $4495. or the set for $8400.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "SPECIAL", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5/6 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #20280. Very nicely tempered honey blonde cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in bronze colored silks and tipped in black. Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat with acorn butt cap, Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. A very nice rod for the Delaware or Western rivers. $3995.

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7' 6" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, PARABOLIC, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #88576. Very nice dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. Wrapped in brown silks and tipped in black. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $3995.

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Serial #78176. Built in 1998. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed away in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. A very nice smooth casting dry fly rod by a real Master! $3995.

JIM DOWNES - PENNSYLVANIA

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JIM DOWNES - MAKER, PA MODEL "QUADRATE" #7913, 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip tapered to quad look, 1/4" cork. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1395.

 

JOHN GALLAS - CONNECTICUT

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JOHN GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "G. H. HALSTEAD ROD L.T.D. EDITION", 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 havae 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! $2195.

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J. W. GALLAS - MAKER, CT MODEL "OLIVE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #404. Medium action rod from the Berkshire Series. Nicely dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules. wrapped in forrest green silks and tipped in black. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Built in 1994. $1995.

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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. $1795.

BILL HARMS - PA

 

   

RICK ROBBINS - VIRGINIA

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Serial #705, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Tiny 5" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap and burled Maple wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in aluminum brass capped labeled tube. Rod appears unused. $1795.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA MODEL "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #1206, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Wrapped in clear carmel brown silks tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt ap and wooden spacer. Packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1595.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA MODEL - SELB'S 7' 9", 3PC 2 TIP 6 WT, Serial #709, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow threads tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled 5" cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Tube has burgandy outer cloth bag cover. Rod is in excellent condition. $1695.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKERS, VA MODEL - "LITTLE RIVER SERIES", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #1311, Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear Carmel silks and tipped in red. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, bright nickel silver slideband with wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $1995.

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RICK ROBBINS - MAKER, VA MODEL "THE SALMON RIVER SERIES", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT. Powerful fast action. Serial #405. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in orange. Carbide stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with dual nickel silver bands and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Has 1" permanent extension butt. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT HEX, Serial #35804, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.
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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC MODEL "QUADRATE TROUT", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #9393, Very nice dark flamed cane. Glass like varnish finish. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. A great small stream rod by a Master Craftsman. $1795.

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE", 7' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #57216. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in new, unused condition. $2195.

BILL TAYLOR - MINNESOTA

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BILL TAYLOR - MAKER, MN, MODEL 8' 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 "QUADRATE", 8' 2PC 4 WT, Serial #80814, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused condition. $995.

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W. R. TAYLOR - MAKERS, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUAD", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Model #76720. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Clear silks and tipped in burgandy . Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $895.

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W. R. TAYLOR - MAKERS, MN MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT QUADRATE", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #70719. Medium fast dry fly action. Clear silks and tipped in burgandy. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Burled Maple wooden reelseat. Rod comes packed in labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $995.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R. D. TAYLOR - MAKER, NY MODEL "24-4 PARABOLIC", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #378. Medium action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in tan silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cherry wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2595.

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ROD TUBE STATES "TAYLOR SPECIAL", UNMARKED BOB TAYLOR ROD?, MODEL 24, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3.0 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel siler slideband and butt cap. Burled Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Excellent condition. $1095.

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R. D. TAYLOR - MAKER, NY MODEL #35-4, 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 3.4 oz. Serial #35-4-388. Honey Blonde natural cane. Nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden carmel silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod comes packed in tan outer rd tube cover. My favorite taper of Bob's, it does it all! This rod is in new condition. A great rod by one of the few remaining Catskills Rod Craftsman. $2595.

J. D. WAGNER - OHIO

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J.D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 363M, 6' 3" 3PC 2 TIP 4WT, Very nice crisp dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide, All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. A perfect small stream rod. $1695.
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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #265-CD-Q, Serial #1202-2, 6' 5" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Perfect small stream rod. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube with protective tube cover. Rod is in new, unused condition. $1995.

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL "QUADRATE" MODEL #270-Q-LSB, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in burgandy silks, Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer.Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum black labeled rod tube with outer bag cover. Rod is in unused condition. $1650.

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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 #270 Q-LSB, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT QUADRATE, Serial #102-1, Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Glass-like varnish finish. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in unfished condition. $1795.

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J. D. WAGNER - MAKER, OH MODEL 273-FS, 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. Serial #502-24. Fast dry fly action. VEry nicely dark flamed cane with glass-like varnish finish. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in dark brown silks Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut wooden reel seat spacer. Rod comes packed in black labeled cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1495.

 

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