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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.
2.
F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, ME MODEL "SPECIAL SALMON ROD", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 9 WT, Medium fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in golden yellow. Comes with full intermediates also done in red silks. Mid section has a scarf below female ferrule. All sections full length. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver down-locking reelseat and 6" detachable extension butt. Rod comes packed in canvas cloth rod bag and tips are stored in aluminum tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. @1930's. $695.
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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Model # 8040, Rod was professionally refinished, looks very nice. Mid section is 1 1/2" short. Bright nickel silver ferrules, wrapped in varigated green and black threads and tup topped in yellow. Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original factory labeled rod tube. $795.
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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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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "SPECIAL" 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Serial #8651, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow and brown. Special Walnut grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1495.
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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. $495.
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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. $1295.
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R. L. WINSTON ROD CO. - MAKERS, MT MODEL "QUADRATE H.B.", 7' 9" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT, This rod was built for "Greg Lilley", of Montana, a Guide, Author, Fisherman. 3 1/8 oz. Medium fast action. Serial #3216. Duro bronze rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks, agate stripper guide. Modified cigar cork grip with down-locking bright nickel silver reelseat and Zebra wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in cream cloth colored rod bag with Winston logo, Stored in green labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1795.
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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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KIRI ROD MAKER - OHIO MODEL #0872, 7' 2" 2PC 1 TIP 4/5 WT. Fast dry fly action. Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Modified Half Wells cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in new unused condition. $750.
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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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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, MODEL "LT. SALMON", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Fast action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in orange. Agate stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with titanium up-locking reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in black aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

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MIKE BROOKS - MAKER, MODEL "LT. SALMON", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 8 WT, Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown threads and tipped in orange. Agate stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking titanium reelseat and wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $495.

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CARLIN ROD CO. - CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, AK MODEL HOLLOWBUILT HEX MAINSPRING", 7' 9" 3PC 2 TIP, Serial #1304, Model #LM7953L, Fast dry fly action. 4 oz. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Tiger wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1395.

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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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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ELFIN IMPREGNATED MIDGE" ROD, 6' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4WT, Marked, "special Taper", 1 7/8 oz. Serial #0807. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rodbag with hang tag. Stored in 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. $395.

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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. $995.

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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. $1695.

28.

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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OLD ANTIQUE TROLLING ROD, 8' 3PC 2 TIP Rod was refinished at some point. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Tunnel guides. Wrapped in golden yellow with full intermediates. All nickel silver sliding band reelseat with cigar cork grip. Rod is stored in felt lined wooden form. Rod is in excellent refinished condition. $295.

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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.

31.

E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 212, 9 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 7-8 WT, Medium fast action. 5.7 oz. Rod was refinished professionally and looks great! Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butt cap stamped "Sold by H & D Folsom Arms Co., New York", Wood on reelseat is Cedar. Rod comes stored in original cloth rod bag and packed away in original rod tube. All sections full length and straight. Rod is in great fishing condition. $1395.

32.

SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, IN MODEL #469, FLY SPIN, 7' 2PC 6 WT. Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Fast action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in black threads. 10" Full Wells cork grip with black aluminum slidebands for you r spin reel. Has up-locking nickel plated reelseat and black plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. It is in good fishing condition. $100.

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GENESEE VALLEY RODS, JOE PERIGO - MAKER, NY MODEL "QUADRATE", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #oJQ453. Medium fast dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Glass-like varnish finish. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks. Agate stripper guide. Cigar 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 aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears unused. $1095.

34.

TIM ZIETAK - MAKER, PITTSBURGH, PA. MODEL "QUADRATE", 6' 1PC 3- 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. All cork grip and reelseat with blued nickel silver slideband and buttcap. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed away in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $750.

35.

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.

36.

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.

37.

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. $995.

38.

H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "BABY CATSKILL", 6' 2PC 2 TIP 15/16 oz. Rod was refinished, all sections are full length. Wrapped in dark green silks. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Catskill snake stripper guide. 3 3/4" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. All sections straight. Rod comes packed in original olive green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Neat, tiny Leonard rod, not very common. Refinished condition. $1995.

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THOMAS & THOMAS - MAKERS, MASS. MODEL "HENDRICKSON", 7 1/2' 2PC 5 WT, Serial #5574. Fast dry fly action. Bery nicely flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clesar silk wraps and tipped in red. Glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver up-locking reelseat and Walnut spacer. Rod comes stored in tan labeled cloth rod bag and packed away in black labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.

41.

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. $595.

42.

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. $1495.

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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "HENRY'S FORK", 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4 1/4 OZ. Serial #3962. Medium fast dry fly action. Great "Big Water" dry fly rod, Delaware or Western Rivers.Very nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark silks and tipped in tan. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip, up-locking bright nickel silver reelseat with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan labeled cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1795.

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RON KUSSE - MAKER, NY MODEL "ELF", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Serial #0431. Built in 2004. Very nice dark flamed impregnated cane. 3 5/8 oz. Fast dry fly action. Tunkcated blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear brown silks. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Cedar wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag with hang tag and stored in black aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod appears in new unused condition. Great Catskill dry fly rod! $1295.

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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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CHRIS CARLIN - MAKER, ANCHORAGE, AK, MODEL "QUADRATE HOLLOWBUILT DRY FLY", 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. MODEL #L.M.8052, Serial #1128-34? Fasat dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate striper guide. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears in unused condition. $1395.

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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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M. F. CALVIELLO - MAKER, ARGENTINA MODEL #BP3403. 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3.5 oz. Made of dark and darker alternating strips of bamboo, all hand planned. Ferrules in dark brown silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip, made of 1/4" wide corks. Dual nickel silver slidebands and butt cap with 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. $995.

49.

SOUTH BEND CROSS RODS - I.D. MODEL CROSS DOUBLE BUILT, MODEL #266. 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #0476643. Built in 1930's while Wes Jordon was working with the company. Medium fast dry fly action. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with up-locking reelseat and burgandy plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original factory labeled aluminum rod tube. In excellent refinished condition. $595.

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JAMES L. REAMS - MAKER, CA MODEL "HOLLOWBUILT HEX TROUT", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT. Serial #162 4-06, 4 oz. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks. Carbide stripper guide with modified Full Wells cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband up-locking style. Burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2495.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 40, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5-6 WT. 4 oz. Serial #2327, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod on one tip has a 3/4" repair wrap. Rod comes stored in factory yellow rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in very nice fishing condition. $995.

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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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F. E. THOMAS - MAKERS, MAINE MODEL "DIRIGO" 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Full Wells cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat. Stamped on bottom of reelseat "#31". Rod was refinished at some point and looks great! Rod sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. $995.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38H, 7' 2 PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Comes packed in yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod was professionally refinished ad looks great! A fine small stream dry fly rod! $1695.

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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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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NC MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 7' 2PC 4 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear carmel silks and tipped in red. Very nice glass-like varnish finish. Carbide stripper guide. Western styled cork grip with up-locking bright nickel silver slideband and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube with outer tube cover. Rod is in unused condition. $795.

57.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Medium fast dry fly action. 3 7/8 oz. Serial #79083. Built in 1976. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice honey colored impregnated cane. Wrapped in carmel silks and carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled factory rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $695.

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MIKE CLARK - MAKER, COLO. MODEL "JOHN GIERACH SIGNATURE L.T.D. EDITION", Serial #009. 7' 9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow with full intermediates. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with nicely blued engraved slideband and butt cap. Wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in very nicely done silks and cloth navy rod bag and stored in brown leather rod case. Rod is in excellent condition. $2995.

59.

ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Medium action. 3 3/8 oz. built in 1968. Serial #52621. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Carbide stripper guide. One tip has a clear wrap 1/2" long, looks like a hook dig. Cigar cork grip with down-locking alumium reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $695.

60.

F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "SPECIAL", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4/5 WT. 4.4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. All sections full length and straight. ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in brown silks with full intermediates. agate stripper guide. 4 3/4" cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Butt cap, stamped, "#1". Rod comes packed away in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Has an overcoat of varnish and butt female wrap was replaced. $995.

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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. $1795.

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WALTON POWELL ROD CO. - MAKERS, CA MODEL 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Serial #76-10. Medium fast action. Wrapped in green threads. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking reelseat. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $795.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38H, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Serial #2810., 2.7 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Very nice honey blonde cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks. Rod from the 1970's. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap, Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in original yellow factory rod bag and packed in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent original condition, a great small stream dry fly rod! $2195.

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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. $1895.

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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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SHAKESPEARE TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 9' 3PC 2 TIP 6-7 WT. Medium fast action, All sections full length and straight. Nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in green silks and tipped in burgandy. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and black plastic reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $150.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "99", 7 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 5 WT, Built in1965. Serial #41219. 3 7/8 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy silks. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth factory rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good original condition. $395.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "SPECIAL" 6 1/2' 2PC 1 TIP 4 WT. Fast dry fly action. Seriall #32851. Built in 1952. Impregnated dark cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with aluminum down-locking reelseat. Comes packed in gray factory cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $395.

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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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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL SPINNING ROD", 7 1/2' 2PC , Medium action. 5.1 oz. Takes lures 3/8 - 5/8 oz. Very nice dark impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads. 12" long cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $250.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL 39H, 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Very nice medium fast dry fly action. 3.7 oz. , Serial #2790. Bright nickel silver.size 13 ferrules. Wrapped in Leonard red silks, Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and nickel silver butt cap. Has butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in yellow cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. All sections full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. $1595.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, Marked on reelseat, "H.. L. LEONARD - MAKER, W. Mills & Son, N. York Sole Agents". 1880's rod. MODEL "BAIT CASTER" 6 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP, Nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Agate tip top and tunnel guides. Wrapped in red silks, tipped in black with full intermediates. All nickel silver slideband reel seat. 5" cork grip with nickel silver butt cap. Tips come stored in covered wooden form. Rod is packed in cloth bag and stored in aluminum tube. Neat early rod - rare to find! $395.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY, MODEL 50DF TOURNAMENT, Takes a 5 wt line. 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. Wrapped in tan silks. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseatt and nickel silver butt cap, Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in gray cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original rod tube. Rod from the 1950's, in excellent fishing condition. $1395.

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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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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #204, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 5 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Built early 60's. All sections are full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules with factory ferrule plugs. Wrapped in brown Payne silks and tipped in black. Payne styled cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and Cedar wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original tan cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in aluminum labeled brass capped factory tube. Rod is in excellent original condition. What a gorgeous rod from one of the best Classic rod makers of all time! $3495.

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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL "4099 TOURNAMENT", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 7 WT, Fast powerful dry fly action. Great rod for larger flies and casting on those windy days on larger waters. Rod was refinished at some point and is in excellent fishing condition. Bright nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide, wrapped in red silks with full intermediates. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cloth rod bag and stored in Leonard rod tube. Rod from the 1920's. $795.
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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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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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H. L. LEONARD ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 38 ACM, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3WT, Very nice medium action. Great Midge Rod! All sections are full length and straight, ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod from the 1950's. Wrapped in green silks. 2.4 oz. Tiny 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Butternut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes stored in original tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped Leonard rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Kind of a scarce rod. $1995.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "BATTENKILL" 8 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 7 WT. Fast powerful action. Serial #27703. Built in 1960. 5.5 oz. Very nice dark impregnated cane. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in Orvis brown threads. Cigar cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat. Rod comes packed in factory gray cloth rod bag and stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. Great for larger waters with streamers and big dries! $395.

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ORVIS CO. - MAKERS, MANCHESTER, VT MODEL "DELUXE" 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #32495, built in 1962. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules Carbide stripper guide and wrapped in Orvis dark brown threads. All cork grip with dual aluminum slidebands and cork seat. Rod comes stored in original plaid cloth rod bag and stored in golden anodized aluminum rod tube. Cork grip has ridging. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod is in very good condition. $595.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 103, 8' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 3.8 oz. Fast dry fly action. 1930's rod. Rod was professionally refinished and looks great! Blued nickel silver waisted ferrules. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Size 13 ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in Payne colored silks and tipped in golden yellow. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2895.

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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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THOMAS & THOMAS ROD CO. - MAsKERS, MODEL "THE CLASSIC LIMESTONER", 7' 2PC 2 TIP 5WT, Fast dry fly action. Serial #2153. Early seventies rod. Impregnated cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in carmel silks.Carbide stripper guide. Stripper guide was rewrapped and wrap above male ferrule. Cigar cork grip with aluminum slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $1395.

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GOODWIN GRANGER ROD CO. - MAKERS, CO MODEL "GRANGER SPECIAL", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 4-5 WT, Model G37633. Medium fast dry fly action. 3 3/4 oz. Medium fast dry fly action. Late 30's rod. All sections full length and straight and ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in olive green silks. Rod has overcoat of varnish. Western styled cork grip with full nickel silver up-locking reelseat. Rod comes stored in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original black cardboard rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $895.

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EARLY HISTORIC ROD FROM E. F. PAYNE ROD SHOP- NY This rod comes from the first batch of rods that Jim Payne & Frank Oram made. Dated 1925 and made for James A Markle Rod Serial #44. Model #200, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 4 WT. Very nice medium fast dry fly action. Rod was restored by Walt Carpenter in 1979. Looks like a new unused Payne rod fresh out of the factory. Blued nickel silver waisted ferrules. Sizes 15 & 10. 1st guides are original, 2nd ones are English, 3rd are reversed, twisted bronze snake guides. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Five inch cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod sections are all full length and straight, ferrules for nice and smooth. Very nice softly darken cane. Rod comes packed in original olive green cloth rod bag. Stored in original brass capped labeled aluminum rod tube. A marvelous example of one of the finest Hudson Valley rod Craftsman of all time. A very scarce rod in excellent unused restored condition. $5495.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL 7' 3" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Circa 1930's. Fast dry fly action. Very special rod with Jim Payne built for his good friend Charlie Speer. Charlie also made the Payne fly reels for Jim's shop. Blued nickel silver waisted rod ferrules. Walt Carpenter while at the Payne Shop in 1976 restored the rod and it looks great!! All sections are full length and straight. Ferrules fit smoothly. Wrapped in Payne dark brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband stamped, "E. F. Payne Rod - E. F. Payne Rod Makers". on opposite side "Payne REg. U. S. Pat. Off.". Rod has Walnut wooden reelseat spacer and comes packed in original green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Also brass cap is marked, "Chas. Speer, 7' 3".I don't think we ever had a 7' 3" Payne before. A great rod for your collection, one of a kind! Rod has not been used since Walt restored it in 1976. Would alse be a great rod to fish with! $4995.

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E. F. PAYNE ROD CO. - MAKERS, NY MODEL #303 BAITCASTER, 5 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP, Casts 1/2 - 3/4 oz. plugs. 4 7/8 oz. Powerful action to help with ease of casting your favorite plugs. Staggered rod design with tips measuring 40" ad butt 26". Very nice dark heat treated bamboo. Rod from the late 50's. Marked on locing nut, "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch, New York". on one side and "Payne" on the other side. Rod comes with ferrule plug and blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in Payne brown silks and tipped in golden yellow. Aluminum down-locking reelseat hardware with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Overall handle length 10". A stunning example of Jim's baitcasting rods! Rod comes packed in original green cloth rod bag with hang tag. Stored in original aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in unused original condition. Still has original paper on grip in Jim's hand writing. You will probably never come across another like this again. What a treasure! $1995.

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HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH MODEL #8 LIGHT TROUT, 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, 1950's rod. Fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules, 1 3/4. Wrapped in varigated silks. Cigar cork grip with down-locking nickel silver locking ring and butt cap with boron mottled reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in Heddon marked rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $495.

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H. W. HAWES - MAKER, CANTERBURY, CT MODEL "TOURNAMENT TF-1", 9' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. 4.6 oz. Built in 1914. Serial #A116. Rod was professionally refinished. One tip was replaced. All sections full length and straight, /ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver waisted ferrules with nickel silver ferrule plugs. Wrapped in green and black varigated silks and tipped in red with full intermediates. English reversed twist snake guides. 4 1/2" cigar cork grip with full nickel silver slideband reelseat. Rod comes stored in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum tube. Any Hawes rod is a scarce item! $2995.

98.

HEDDON TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, MICH MODEL "BLACK BEAUTY NO. 17", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. 4 1/2 oz. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Size 2F. Wrapped in black silks. Modified Half Wells cork grip with down-locking blued nickel silver reelseat and black plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in original cloth rod bag with factory label. Stored in original labeled aluminum rod tube. All sections are full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Rod is in very good original condition. $395.

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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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BILL HOLBEIN - MAKER, NY MODEL "NODELESS TROUT", 7 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Nice light flamed cane. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in clear golden silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guides. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in black cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum rod tube with protective tube cover bag. Rod appears to be in unused condition. $795.

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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. $1795.

102.

GREEN RIVER RODS - BOB GORMAN - MAKER, VT MODEL "METTOWEE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 4 WT, 3.7 oz. Serial #6614. Medium fast dry fly action. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in dark green threads and tipped in black. Western styled cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Reelseat of Burled Walnut. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled aluminum rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. Bob's rods are not very common and this one is very nicely done. $995.

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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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ELDER ROD CO. - CURT ELDER-MAKER, KS MODEL "TREASTER RUN", 6 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP, 2.8 oz. Serial #61835, Bright nickel silver rod ferrules, comes with ferrule plug. Very nice medium fast action. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in Chestnut brown. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with bright nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in cream colored marked rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. $695.

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DENVER DAVE BUILT - DAVE COLLYER - MAKER, CO MODEL "GORE CREEK SPECIAL SIGNATURE SERIES", 7 1/2' 2PC 2TIP 5 WT. Medium action. Serial #60/07. 3.6 oz. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear golden yellow silks and tipped in red. Modified cigar cork grip with 1/4" cork rings. Reelseat hardware is bright nickel silver, slideband and butt cap. Rod comes packed in olive green cloth rod bag and stored in black labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod appears unused. Comes with outer protective rod tube cover. $895.

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WEIR & SON - MAKERS, CA MODEL D700-17-9, 7' 2PC 2 TIP 3-4 WT. Medium fast action. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks and tipped in carmel. Agate stripper guide. Cigar cork grip and blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Rosewood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $595.

107.

CUSTOM BUILT ON HERTER'S ROD BLANK. 7' 2PC 6 WT. Fast action. Chrome plated brass rod ferrules. Wrapped in burgandy threads. Cigar cork grip with nickel silver slideband reelseat and burled wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in aluminnum rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $150.

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E. C. POWELL ROD CO. - MARRYSVILLE, CA MODEL 'C-TAPER HOLLOWBUILT", 9' 2PC 2 TIP 7 WT. 5.6 oz. Medium fast action. Rod was restored by Tony Maslan. All sections are straight and full length. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden silks with full intermediates. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum reelseat and black plastic spacer. Rod comes packed in green cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent fishing condition. $795.

109.

F. E. THOMAS ROD CO. - MAKERS, MODEL "THE BANGOR ROD", 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Serial #548. Built in 1939. Bright nickel silver rod ferrules. Wrapped in red silks, agate stripper guide. One tip has a wrap below the tip top. All sections full length and straight. Ferrules fit nice and smooth. Cigar cork grip with down-locking full nickel silver reelseat. Rod comes packed in original brown cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum rod tube. Rod is in very good fishing condition. $395.

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SOUTHBEND TACKLE CO. - MAKERS, IN MODEL #13, 9' 3PC 2 TIP, Medium fast action. Takes 6-7 wt. lines. Bright nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in red silks ad tipped in black. Agate stripper guide. Reversed wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum reelseat and black plastic reelseat spacer. All sections full length and straight. Rod comes packed in original green labeled cloth rod bag and stored in original aluminum marked rod tube. Rod is in very good condition. $150.

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 "SPRING CREEK", 7' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in green clear silks, carbide stripper guide, glass-like varnish finish. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap. Blued Tiger Maple wooden reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $3295.

 

W. E. CARPENTER ROD CO. - PA

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W. E. CARPENTER - MAKER, PA MODEL "BROWNTONE", 7 1/2' 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Built in 2006, 1st rod. Serial #26176. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Very nice dark flamed cane with a glass-like varnish finish. Wrapped in dark brown silks and tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Payne styled cork grip with aluminum up-locking reelseat and Walnut wood reelseat spacer. Rod comes packed in tan cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Tube has a rod tube protective cover over it. Rod is in unused condition. The perfect dry fly rod by one of the best Mastercraftsman of our time. $3895.

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.

DON SCHROEDER - WISCONSIN

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DON SCHROEDER - MAKER, WISC. MODEL "QUADRATE" 7'9" 2PC 2 TIP 5 WT, Medium fast dry fly action. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Brass ferrule plug. Very nice dark flamed cane. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver slideband reelseat and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes packed in dark brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition.. $1895.
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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 SPECIAL", 8' 3PC 2 TIP 5WT. Medium fast dry fly action. Nice dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver rod ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Wrapped in clear brown silks and tipped in dark brown with full intermediate wraps. Cigar cork grip with blued nickel silver slideband reelseat hardware and Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes with brass ferrule plugs. Serial #53810. Rod comes packed in brown cloth rod bag and stored in aluminum labeled brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $1895.

 

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.

 

R. D. TAYLOR - NEW YORK

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R. D. TAYLOR -MAKER, NY MODEL 37-5, 8 1/2' 3PC 2 TIP 5 WT. 4.5 oz. Serial #422. Medium dry fly action. Dark flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Wrapped in golden brown silks and tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver slideband and butt cap with Walnut wooden spacer. Rod comes stored in tan cloth rod bag and packed away in aluminum brass capped rod tube. Rod is in excellent condition. $2795.

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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