Rick's Rods specializes in buying, selling, consigning high quality vintage and collectible bamboo fly rods. To name several builders rods of interest to us, are rods crafted by Brandin, Carlson, Dickerson, Garrison, Gillum, Granger Wright McGill, Payne, Phillipson, Powell, Thomas & Thomas, etc.

Abbey and Imbrie |  Abercrombie and Fitch |  Allcock |  Anderson and Sons |  Arend |  Aroner, Marc |  B. F. Nichols |  Baginski, Rolf |  Baxter, H. B. |  Bogart, Chris |  Bolt, R. K. |  Brandin, Per |  Brennan, Dan |  Bristol |  Calviello and Trucco Rods |  Carlson, C. W. 'Sam' |  Carmichael, Hoagy |  Carpenter, Walt |  Clark, Jerry |  Clark, Mike "South Creek Ltd." |  Cook, Max |  Critchfield, Bill |  Dame Stoddard and Co. |  Dapprich, David |  Davis, Buddy |  DeBell, Fred |  Diamond Brand |  Dickerson, Lyle |  Divine |  Dunton, Sewell N. and Son |  E. Eggington and Son |  Edwards |  Farlow's |  Garrison, Everett |  Gillum, H. S. 'Pinky' |  Goodwin Granger / Wright and McGill  |  Grycel, Ted |  Halstead, George |  Hanson, Leon |  Hardy Bros. |  Heddon |  Horrocks Ibbotson |  Howells, G. H. |  J. B. Hunter and Co. |  Jenkins, Charlie |  Jennings, Homer |  JJS Walker Bampton and Co. |  Kube, Alan |  Kusse, Ron |  Lancaster, R. W. |  Leonard, H.L. Mills and Son  |  Lyons, F. D. (Dwight) |  Male, Dave |  Maxwell, Tom |  Montague |  Moran, Tom |  Norwich, David |  Orvis |  Payne, E. F. |  Pezon et MIchel |  Phillipson |  Pickard, John |  Pioneer Rod Company  |  Powell, E. C. |  Powell, Walton |  R. W. Lancaster |  Ruhe, Mark |  Sealey, Edgar |  Sedgwick H. R. |  Sharpe, J. S.  |  South Bend |  Sport King |  Summers, Bob |  Sweetgrass |  Talbot, Al |  Thomas and Thomas |  Thomas, F. E. |  Thramer, A. J. |  Turner, Dean |  Unknown |  Uslan |  Van Meter Rod Co. |  Walker, A. J. |  Weir and Son |  Whitehead, D. L. |  Winchester |  Winston, R. L. |  Wire, F. B. |  Wojnicki, Mario |  Young, Paul

Abbey and Imbrie



Abercrombie and Fitch


BF1141 Edwards 8', 3/2 Made for Abercrombie and Fitch New York probably by Edwards. Line weight 4/5. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring nickel silver reel seat. Full intermediate thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Includes old felt covered wooden rod holder and tattered canvas bag. Condition is original with tip set and bag burn.  $795.00
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Allcock


BF800 Allcock 8', 2/1 Solid Greenheart fly rod. Rosewood handle with down-sliding cap and ring reel seat. The guides look similar to the slanted Perflex guides. Agate stripper and tip top. Brass spiked ferrules with ferrule plug. There is a clip on each ferrule around which line was wrapped to secure the seated ferrule. Includes original cloth bag. Circa 1900. Made in England. The condition is very good with some fraying guide wraps. $350.00
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Anderson and Sons



Arend


BF1036 Arend 

8', 3/2 Arend rod Weighing 4.4 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight HDH 5/6. Straight cork grip. Early Phillipson down-locking no rock reel seat with black plastic insert and aluminum hardware. Wrapped with black and white jasper silk. Phillipson ferrules. Includes original bag and tube. Very good condition. Price reduced.

 

 $595.00
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BF1089 Arend 

9', 3/2 Arend Rod, Englewood, Colorado. Weighing 5 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5/6 Cigar cork grip. Phillipson no rock reel seat. Red thread wraps. Phillipson nickel silver ferrules size 12 and 18. Includes bag and legible label on cardboard tube. Very good ocndition. Price reduced.

 $425.00
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Aroner, Marc


BF968 Marc Aroner 

8', 3/2 Hunt pattern. Line weight 9, weighing 6.2 oz on our digital scale. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking black anodized hardware over burled maple insert with removable butt plug. Olive green silk thread wraps with red trim. Carbide stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes cloth bag and leather case embossed with Marc's name on it. Condition is excellent with the following exception. A few of the guides show signs of rust. Price reduced.

 $2,495.00
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B. F. Nichols


BF576 B. F. Nichols 

8' 6", 2/2 Boat rod. Late 1800's. Boston, Mass. Rattan grip and handle. Nickel silver butt cap. Swaged nickel silver reel seat with up-sliding band. Nickel silver ferrules and wind check. Tunnel guides. Burgundy thread wraps. Spiked ferrules. Grooved wooden section holder and canvas bag. Condition is very good restored with some bag burn. Price reduced.

 $295.00
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Baginski, Rolf


BF468 Rolf Baginski  7', 3/2 Golden special rod, serial number 1317, 4/5 weight. Medium fast action. Actual weight of rod is 4.4 oz. The reel seat hardware is gold plated nickel silver cap and ring with ebony wood insert. The cigar shaped grip is formed from 1/4 inch cork rings. The cane is lightly flamed. The gold plated serrated nickel silver ferrules are wrapped with 6/0 Pearsall's white silk thread tipped with a single strand black ring. The gold plated snake guides are wrapped and finished as transparent in order to show the guide feet, ferrule serrations, and cane. Gold plated stripping guide. All splices of this rod are from the same culm of bamboo. The female ferrules have hand-turned ebony plugs. Includes cloth bag. This rod is new. $1,795.00
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Baxter, H. B.


BF1021 H. B. Baxter 

8', 3/2 Special Dry fly rod. Kalamazoo, Mich. 5 weight, weighting 4.8 oz. on our digital scale. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with black anodized insert. Black thread wraps with red rings. Agate stripper guide. South Bend ferrules. Includes bag and tube. Very good condition with some minor varnish crazing which can be polished out. Price reduced.

 $350.00
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Bogart, Chris


BF982 Chris Bogart 

12', 3/1 Shenandoah Light Spey rod number 2003-2 which was the second rod Chris crafted in that year. Line weight 6/7. Weighs 12.3 oz. Titanium REC reel seat. Translucent thread wraps. Dual carbide stripper guides. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 17 and 26. Custom spalted maple hexagonal rod tube and REC cloth bag. Near mint condition.  Price reduced.

 $1,595.00
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Bolt, R. K.


BF1294 R. K. Bolt 

7'6", 2/2 Weighing 3 oz., for a 4 weight line. Serial number 1115. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Reverse half wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum hardware reel seat over zebra spacer. Includes ferrule plug,  original  cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. This rod is in excellent condition. Robert Bolt bought Gary Howells equipment and supplies after Gary's death.  He crafts rods very similar to Gary's with the same meticulous attention to details.

 $1,595.00
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BF1295 R. K. Bolt 

8', 2/2 Weighing 3 7/8 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 1105. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Reverse half wells cork grip with up-locking aluminum hardware reel seat over zebra spacer. Includes ferrule plug,  original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition.

Robert Bolt bought Gary Howells equipment and supplies after Gary's death.  He crafts rods very similar to Gary's with the same meticulous attention to details.

 $1,595.00
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Brandin, Per



Brennan, Dan



Bristol


BF1275 Horton Manufacturing Co. 

9', 3/2 Model FS-18 by Horton Manufacturing in Bristol, Conn, weighing 6.4 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 7/8. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down-locking reel seat over walnut insert nickel silver hardware. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. Burgundy thread wraps with gold trim. Agate stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.

 $495.00
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Calviello and Trucco Rods


BF969 Calviello and Trucco Rods 

6'8", 2/2 Model CBP684, Bi-Power Series crafted in 2003, 4 line weight. Alternately flamed blanks. Bamboo ferrules. BOBFS (Bamboo On Bamboo Ferrule System). Straight cork grip with 1/4 inch rings. Dual sliding nickel silver ring hardware over wood insert. Brown thread wraps with red trim. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original bag and heavy weight aluminum tube with brass hardware. Mint condition.

 $1,500.00
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BF978 Calviello and Trucco Rods 

7'3", 2/2 Model CF734SE, Serial number 00029, Special Edition Series crafted in 2005, 4 line weight. Jaguar flamed blanks. Bamboo ferrules. BOBFS (Bamboo On Bamboo Ferrule System). Full wells wooden grip. Dual sliding nickel silver ring hardware over wood insert. Tan thread wraps with black trim. Agate stripping guide. Includes original bag and heavy weight aluminum tube with brass hardware. Mint condition.

 $2,100.00
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Carlson, C. W. 'Sam'


BF983 C. W. Sam Carlson 9', 3/2 Carlson quad. This rod is one of a small number built for and sold by the Bill Rosgen sporting goods store in Winsted, Connecticut. This rod weighs 6.1 oz on our digital scale. Line weight 7/8. Reverse half wells with quad shaped cork at top 2 inches of the grip. Up-locking reel seat with walnut insert. Brown silk thread wraps with black tipping. Agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Excellent refinished condition. The original mid section is 1 1/2 inches short, a second full length mid was crafted by Sam Carlson, and finished by Dana Gray. Includes original cloth bag and tube.  $6,800.00
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BF949 C. W. Sam Carlson 

8', 2/1 Thomas "Four", '71 dem. 482. Weighing 4.6 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5/6. Half wells cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring over cork insert. Burgundy thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules. In a recent conversation with Dana Gray, he researched Sam's records and found the following information: The number 395 on the tip indicates it was beveled and glued in July of 1971 out of old dark strips. The butt number 454 was made in August of 1971. The initials F.H.G. are perhaps indicative of Franklin Hide Glue, which Sam usually used to glue up his test sections after the beveller was set. We do not know what the initials TC stand for. This unique rod comes in an original bag and a Fenwick aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition.

 $2,795.00
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Carmichael, Hoagy



Carpenter, Walt


BF864 Walt Carpenter 

6'3", 2/2 Special "Thor" Crafted in 1993. Cigar grip measuring 5 inches. Weighing 2.4 oz., line weight 3/4. There are 2 different tip tapers. Down-sliding cap and ring over wood insert. Green thread wraps. Agate stripper guide. Lightly blued nickel silver hardware. Size 10 ferrules. Includes original cloth bag with tag and brass capped aluminum tube. Near mint condition, fished once.

 $3,750.00
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Clark, Jerry


BF1149 Jerry Clark 7', 2/2 Custom rod. Pentagonal number 417. The rod weighs 4 oz. Line weight 5. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat over wood insert. Tung oil finish. Tan thread wraps. Super Z nickel silver ferrules size 14. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent condition, possibly un-fished. Midland, New Jersey maker.  $750.00
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Clark, Mike "South Creek Ltd."



Cook, Max


BF607 Max Cook 8'6", 3/1 Steuck Special. Weighing 5.2 oz. Line weight 6. Half Wells cork grip. Down-locking reel seat over pyralin. This rod was built by Heddon for Max Cook, an old Denver sporting goods store in the 1920's. We found a reference to Paul Steuck, who in Denver in the early 1900's, was a gunsmith and later owned a sporting goods store. Perhaps this Steuck model rod, sold at Max Cooks, was named after him. Blued ferrules sizes 2/0 and 2. Fair condition. There is a repair wrap on the tip. Another Colorado historically significant bamboo rod.  $249.00
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Critchfield, Bill



Dame Stoddard and Co.


BF571 Dame Stoddard and Co. 10'6", 3/2 "High Grade Dame Stoddard and Co. Makers Boston" engraved on reel seat , Cigar cork grip. Nickel silver reel seat with down sliding locking nut. Burgundy thread wraps. Full intermediates (some wraps missing). Nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper with bent frame. One agate tip top and one missing. Includes wooden rod holder with labeled canvas bag. Fair condition. Varnish finish has bag burn and crazing. $425.00
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BF575 Dane Stoddard and Co. 13', 3/2 Boat rod. "High Grade Dame Stoddard and Co. Makers Boston" stamped on butt cap. Patent date May 15, 1906 stamped on down-locking nickel silver reel seat hood. Cork rear and fore grip. Calcutta cane. Burgundy thread wraps. Full intermediates (some wraps missing). Nickel silver ferrules. Root-beer agate guides on butt section, the rest are snake guides. Includes wooden rod holder with canvas bag and tag. Good condition. $450.00
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Dapprich, David



Davis, Buddy


BF1008 Buddy Davis 

8', 2/2 Payne 102 taper for a 5 weight, weighing 4.2 oz. Payne style cigar cork grip. Lightly flamed cane. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert. Brown thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Includes REC bag and anodized aluminum tube. Condition is excellent. Reduced price.

 $895.00
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BF1009 Buddy Davis 

6'6", 2/2 Payne 96 taper, 4 weight line, weighing 3.2 oz. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert. Brown thread wraps. Darkly flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Includes original cloth bag and anodized aluminum tube. Excellent plus condition. Reduced price

 $895.00
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BF1014 Buddy Davis 

7', 2/2 Payne 98 taper for a 4 weight line, weighing 3.6 oz. Modified Payne style cork grip. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert. Brown thread wraps. Darkly flamed cane. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Includes original cloth bag and anodized aluminum tube. Excellent condition. Price reduced.

 $895.00
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BF1067 Buddy Davis 

7', 2/2 Model number 7072 crafted in 2003. Line weight 7, weighing 4.1 oz. Larger diameter cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over birds eye maple. Green thread wraps with red trim. Agate stripper guide. Nickel silver ferrules. Includes cloth bag with hang tag and aluminum tube with engraved brass cap. Near mint condition. This rod was designed to be a nymphing and streamer small stream rod. Reduced price.

 $895.00
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BF1069 Buddy Davis 

7', 2/2 Leonard taper. Tomahawk series. Line weight 4, weighing 3 1/2 oz. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert. Dark green thread wraps tipped in red. Agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and REC aluminum tube with engraved cap. Near mint condition. Reduced price.

 $895.00
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BF1070 Buddy Davis 

8', 3/2 Model 8063 flamed impregnated. Line weight 6, weighing 5 1/2 oz. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking nickel silver hardware over walnut insert. Dark green thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube with engraved cap. Excellent condition. Reduced price.

 $895.00
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DeBell, Fred


BF936 Fred DeBell 

8', 3/2 Dry Fly Special. Impregnated cane. Weighing 4.7 oz. Line weight 5. Reverse half wells cork grip. Brown thread wraps. Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules sizes 17 and 11. Typical mix and match DeBell. The butt and mid sections are Wright and McGill, the tip with the chrome top, appears to be Phillipson and the black tip top appears to be DeBell and is 1/4 inch longer. Includes bag and Phillipson aluminum tube. Very good condition.

 $425.00
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Diamond Brand


BF095 Diamond Brand 9'6", 3/2 Early 1900's , Radio brand down-locking nickel silver reel seat, nickel silver ferules, flamed cane, jasper wraps with intermediates, brass-capped aluminum tip holder, aluminum tube, excellent condition. $395.00
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BF570 Diamond Brand 10', 3/2 Early 1900"s. Cigar cork grip with 1 inch cork rings. Down-sliding nickel silver reel seat. Burgundy thread wraps. Agate stripper and tip tops. Includes original tattered cloth bag and brass-trimmed wooden tube. This rod is in very good condition. It has been restored many years ago and has some bag burn on the varnish which will polish off easily.  $395.00
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Dickerson, Lyle


BF893 Lyle Dickerson 7'6', 2/1 Model 7612 There were 29 7612 rods in Dickerson's ledger, 10 of which are known to still exist. The rod weighs 4 oz. Dry fly action 5 line weight. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut wood insert. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Cinnamon colored silk wraps tipped in black. White agate stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. This rod is in excellent condition.  $6,200.00
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BF751 Lyle Dickerson 8', 2/2 Model 8014 Built in 1968 for, and inscribed to, Acheson Harden. There were 103 of the 8014 model rods built and 31 known to exist today. The rod weighs 4.6 oz. Line weight 6. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking hardware and walnut insert. Brown silk thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube with black plastic cap over brass collar. The condition is very good refinished. This rod was refinished using a non-original thread color, and the wraps do not have black tipping. The rod is priced accordingly. There is a small hook ding on one of the tips. See image. Steve Blake, in Sisters, OR, will restore this rod to its former value and grandeur for $500. Dickerson 8014 model rods in excellent condition usually sell for $8500 to $9000.  $6,900.00
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BF643 Lyle Dickerson 

9', 3/2 Model 901812 Inscribed Dickerson-Bergman. The rod weighs 5.9 oz. Line weight 8. Excellent salmon and steelhead rod. Reverse half wells cork grip with up-locking hardware with walnut insert. detachable fighting butt. Brown silk thread wraps with black tipping. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original bag and tube. There is some bag burn on the tips which can be polished. The bluing on the ferrules shows some wear. A chip in the cork above the reel seat. The condition is very good. Notice Ray Bergman's label on the tube. This rod was sold by Ray Bergman from his fly shop in Nyack, New York to his friend, neighbor and fishing partner, Ezra Cole. Mr. Cole was a famous numismaticist and philatelist. After you have decided to keep the rod, you will receive a copy of Ray Bergman's 1943 catalog from his Angling Specialties fly shop in Nyack, N. Y..

 $3,750.00
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BF719 Lyle Dickerson 

9', 3/2 Model 901812 Built for and inscribed to Dr. Reuben Wagner . The rod weighs 5.8 oz. Line weight 8. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking hardware and walnut insert. Brown silk thread wraps with black tipping. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and replacement tube. The bluing on the ferrules shows some wear. The condition is very good.

 $3,250.00
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Divine



Dunton, Sewell N. and Son


BF1192 Sewell N. Dunton and Son 

8'6", 3/1 Anglers Choice Number 103. Weighing 4.8 oz., will cast 5/6 weight line. Half Wells cork grip. Down-locking red plastic reel seat insert. Yellow under-wrap with green over wrap. Ferrules are wrapped with green thread and are sizes 11 and 18.  Includes cloth bag and plastic tube. The rod looks as if it has never been fished.  Price reduced.

 $200.00
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E. Eggington and Son


BF676 E. Eggington and Son 8', 3/2 Weighing 4.4 oz. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip and cork reel seat with down-sliding aluminum cap and ring. Full intermediate thread wraps. Blued nickel silver female ferrules and wind check. Brass tip tops. Includes original canvas bag. There is some mild bag burn on the varnish and a small dig in cork grip. Very good condition. $595.00
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Edwards


BF1138 Edwards 9'6", 3/2 Light salmon rod. Rod had been refinished and scripting was overwritten . Fighting butt extension measuring 5 3/4 inches, making the rod 10' long. The rod weighs 9.2 oz. with the fighting butt and 8.2 oz. without the fighting butt on our digital scale. Probably 10 line weight. Nickel silver reel seat and ferrules sizes 14 and 22. Includes bag and tube. The cane is sound, there is some bag burn on the varnish. $995.00
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BF1137 Edwards 9'6", 3/2 Light salmon rod. Rod had been refinished and scripting was overwritten . Fighting butt extension measuring 5 3/4 inches, making the rod 10' long. The rod weighs 9.6 oz. with the fighting butt and 8.4 oz. without the fighting butt on our digital scale. Probably 10 line weight. Nickel silver reel seat and ferrules sizes 14 and 22. Includes bag and tube. Very good refinished condition with some bag burn. $1,050.00
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BF1140 Edwards We believe this rod is an Edwards 5'6", 2/1 Bait casting rod # 1209. Medium action rod. Agate guides and tip top. Cork handle and fore grip. Includes cloth bag. Original very good condition. $249.00
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BF1139 E. W. Edwards 10', 3/2 plus 6 inch detachable fighting butt. Autograph De Luxe #81 D-10. Weighs 10.5 oz. on our digital scale and 12.8 oz. with the fighting butt. Light salmon rod. Line weight 7/8. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum reel seat with patent date 4-13-37. Ferrule sizes 13 and 20. Perfection stamped tip tops. Brown thread wraps tipped in gold. Includes cloth bag and partial labeled tube. Very good original condition. $1,250.00
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BF718 Edwards 

8'6", 3/2 Quadrate, Deluxe model No. 53-6510. Weighing 5 oz. Line weight 6. Square cork grip. Black plastic up-locking rel seat. Burgundy thread wraps with black tipping. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original labeled bag and leather tube. Very good condition with the following exceptions:  Little wear on the ferrules, bag burn or crazing on the varnish. 2nd guide on the mid has been re-wrapped with an incorrect color thread, 1 tip top replaced.

 $2,495.00
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Farlow's



Garrison, Everett



Gillum, H. S. 'Pinky'


BF1102 H. S. Pinky Gillum 

9'6", 3/2 Serial number 1-694 , weighing 7.3 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight GBG or 7. Salmon or steelhead rod. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with wood insert. Tan silk thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 14 and 21. Includes cloth bag and original labeled tube. Very good condition with a few varnish rubs. This rod probably dates mid to the late 1950's and is a 3rd model. The 3rd generation models were not signed on the butt, however, had the H. S. Gillum, Maker stamped on the reel seat nut.  Price Reduced

 $3,995.00
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Goodwin Granger / Wright and McGill


BF909 Wright and McGill 

7', 2/2 Granger Aristocrat 7030, weighing 3.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4. Hammer handle cork grip. Tan silk thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrule size 12. Patented up-locking reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The tube is dented towards the top. The rod is in excellent plus condition.  Price reduced.

 $1,750.00
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BF885 Custom Rod 

6', 2/1 Banty rod. Custom crafted from new old stock Wright and McGill WaterSeal tip and mid section. The rod weighs 3.6 oz. and will cast a 5 line weight, medium fast action. Western style cork grip. Up-locking rosewood insert reel seat. Maroon silk thread. Size 13 Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules. Newly crafted. You can custom order a rod like this. Price Reduced.

 $350.00
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BF886 Custom Rod 

6', 2/1 Banty rod. Custom crafted from new old stock Wright and McGill WaterSeal tip and mid section. The rod weighs 3.3 oz. and will cast a 5 line weight, medium fast action. Western style cork grip. Pac Bay rosewood insert reel seat with sliding rings. Maroon silk thread. Size 13 Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules. Newly crafted. Price Reduced.

 $350.00
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BF887 Custom Rod 

6', 2/1 Custom crafted light spinning rod from new old stock Wright and McGill WaterSeal tip and mid section. Maroon silk thread. The rod weighs 3.4 oz. and will cast 4 to 8 pound, lures 1/8 to 1/4 oz. Straight cork grip with flared ends. Phillipson "Reel Lock" sliding reel seat. Perfection chrome spinning guides. Size 13 Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules. Carbide tip top. Newly crafted. Price Reduced.

 $350.00
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BF878 Goodwin Granger 

9'6", 3/2 Colorado Special Weighing 5.7 oz. Line weight 6/7. Coke bottle cork grip with nickel silver down-sliding cap and ring reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. The thread wraps are red silk with gold signature wrap. Includes original labeled cloth bag, wooden tip holder and tattered cardboard tube. Good original condition with the following exception, one tip is short 4 inches. Price Reduced.

 $595.00
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BF898 Wright and McGill 9', 3/2 Stream and Lake weighing 5.3 oz. This rod will cast a 5/6 weight line. Reverse half wells cork grip. It has the patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. The thread wraps are red silk. The condition is very good. Includes cloth bag and labeled cardboard tube. $495.00
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BF877 Wright and McGill 7'6", 3/2 Victory model, weighing 5 oz. and will cast a 5/6 line weight. Size 12 and 18 nickel silver ferrules are indicative of a 9050 Granger which we believe this rod used to be. Up-locking nickel silver reel seat. Black and orange jasper silk thread tipped with black. Reverse half wells cork grip. Condition is very good except for chip in cork and some knurling wear on the reel seat.  $495.00
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BF0107 Wright and McGill 7', 2/1 Water Seal model FA, impregnated cane, burgundy wraps with white trim. Perfection chrome casting guides, hammer grip cork grip. This rod is similar to a Phillipson Haywood Zephyr and was built to be used with a W and M Fre Line reel. Excellent condition with plastic on butt cork. Included are original bag and tube. $395.00
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BF1023 Wright and McGill 8', 3/2 Granger Special model GS8040 weighing 4 1/2 oz on our digital scale, line weight 4/5. Reverse half wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Green silk thread wraps that are slightly patinated to a gold color. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Crafted between 1946 and 1948. Very good condition with some minor varnish chips. $1,095.00
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BF1026 Goodwin Granger 

5', 2/1 Granger Champion Casting rod. GC5042. Locking screw reel seat. Cork fore and rear grip. Red silk thread wraps with black trim. Garnix guides and tip top. Original bag and cardboard tube. Very good condition with some minor finish crazing.

 $395.00
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BF1097 Wright and McGill 8'6", 3/2 True Action model. This 1950's rod was made by the Old Faithful Rod Company which was a second line of Wright and McGill. This rod weighs 5.4 oz and will cast a 5/6 line weight. Reverse half wells cork grip. Brown anodized aluminum down-locking reel seat. Tan thread wraps. W and M nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. Excellent re-finished condition $375.00
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BF1100 Goodwin Granger 7'6", 3/2 Granger Special Model GS7633. Line weigh 4/5. Weighing 3 3/4 oz. Reverse half wells cork grip. Patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Thread wraps are green silk. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 And 15. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent re-finished condition. $1,300.00
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BF1110 Wright and McGill Ferruled new old stock Wright and McGill bamboo mid sections for the following 9' rods. The models include: Granger Victory, Granger Aristocrat, Granger Special, Granger Favorite, Impregnated Water Seal FB and unwrapped Water Seal sections.  $125.00
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BF892 Goodwin Granger 9', 3/2 Granger Special. Weighing 5.7 oz. Line weight 5/6. Half wells cork grip. Patented nickel silver uplocking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules 12 and 18. The thread wraps are green silk. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. The condition is good/very good with a few varnish chips. $495.00
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BF1108 Goodwin Granger 

6', 2/1 Goodwin Granger Casting rod. Down-locking screw reel seat. Cork fore and rear grip. This rod has been re-finished and re-wrapped with Phillipson Pacemaker colors, green silk with yellow trim wraps. Perfection guides and tip top. Original bag and cardboard tube. Excellent refinished condition. Price Reduced.

 $395.00
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BF1126 Wright and McGill 

9', 3/2 Granger Special. The line weight is 6. Half wells cork grip. Patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat. The rod has been rewrapped in non-original green thread. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. Includes replacement cloth bag and aluminum tube. This rod was crafted between 1946 and 1948. There are several varnish runs in the finish, one of the tips is 5 inches short, the stripping guide is non-original, there is a slight indentation in the fore part of the grip similar to a South Bend Comficient grip. There is also some damage to the base of the grip which has been repaired.

 $350.00
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BF1127 Wright and McGill 

9', 3/2 Granger Victory. Line weight 5/6. Reverse half wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and18. Silk thread wraps are orange and black jasper. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. This rod was crafted between 1948 and 1952. Very good re-finished condition with the exception of some runs in the varnish which can be polished out.

 $445.00
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BF1130 Old Faithful Rod Company (Wright and McGill) 8'6", 3/1 Kibby C. Gart Perfected crafted by the Old Faithful Rod Company (Wright and McGill Trade Company) for Gart Brothers Sporting Goods in Denver, Colorado. The rod weighs 4.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking brown aluminum reel seat. Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Brown thread wraps. Includes non-original cloth bag and dented aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition with the exception being a minor cork dig at the base of the grip. $345.00
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BF1157 Goodwin Granger 9', 3/2 Granger Favorite 9050 model. Weighing 5.8 oz. on or digital scale. Line weight 5/6. Reverse half wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. The silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping and gold intermediates. Includes replacement cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good restored condition. One tip is a Wright and McGill replacement tip and is lighter in color and finer taper, Wright and McGill male ferrule. $595.00
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BF1178 Goodwin Granger 

9', 3/2 Granger Victory model, weighing 5.7 oz. on our digital scale. The rod will cast a 5/6 line weight. Size 12 and 18 nickel silver ferrules are indicative of a 9050 Granger. Up-locking nickel silver reel seat. Black and orange jasper silk thread tipped with black. Reverse half wells cork grip. Includes cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube.

 Condition is excellent restored. There are some minor scratches on the butt to mid ferrules.

 $495.00
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BF1193 Goodwin Granger 

8'6", 3/2 Granger Special GS8642 weighing 4 1/2 oz. Line weight 5. Reverse half wells cork grip. Patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Thread wraps are green silk. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Tip tops are stamped PFTC.  Includes original cloth bag and brown aluminum tube with label intact. The cane is sound, however, the varnish finish has some bag burn and would benefit from polishing. Very good condition.  Price reduced.

 $495.00
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BF1218 Goodwin Granger 

8', 3/2 Granger Aristocrat GA8040 weighing 4 oz.   Line weight 4. Reverse half wells cork grip with sanded down thumb rest at top part of grip. Tan silk thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrule size 10 and 15. Patented up-locking reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in very good/excellent condition with some very minor varnish rubs.

 $1,295.00
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BF1270 Goodwin Granger 

9'6", 3/2 The Goodwin Rod. Line weight 6/7. Coke bottle cork grip with a detent towards the bottom of the grip. Thread wraps are black and white silk jasper with gold trim and full gold intermediates. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. Nickel silver down-sliding cap and ring reel seat. Agate stripper guide. Includes original bag and aluminum tube. This rod was professionally refinished by Alan Kube, noted Denver rod builder. The condition is excellent re-finished with a few varnish rubs.

 $695.00
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BF1272 Goodwin Granger 

7', 2/2 Granger Aristocrat GA7030, weighing 2.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4. Hammer handle cork grip. Tan silk thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrule size 12. Nickel silver down-sliding cap and ring reel seat with a few small dents. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The condition is excellent restored with some minor bag burn on the finish. Price Reduced.

 $1,595.00
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BF1282 Wright and McGill 

9', 3/2 Granger Aristocrat GA9053 Crafted between 1946 and 1948, weighing 6.4 oz. on our digital scale.  Line weight 6/7. Original tan silk thread wraps with brown tipping (with some varnish bleed-through). Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. Patented up-locking nickel silver reel seat with a few minor dings on the reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and  aluminum tube.  Very good condition with some minor varnish rubs.

 $695.00
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BF1284 Wright and McGill 

8'6", 3/2 Stream and Lake #8642 weighing 5 oz. This rod will cast a 5/6 weight line. Reverse half wells cork grip. It has the patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. The thread wraps are red silk. The condition is excellent. Includes cloth bag and cardboard tube. Reduced price.

 $550.00
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BF1290 Wright and McGill 

8'6", 3/2 Granger Victory weighing 5 oz on our digital scale.  Line weight 5. Reverse half wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. This early Wright & McGill Victory was crafted between 1946 and 1948. Silk thread wraps are orange and black jasper. Includes replacement cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. This rod is in excellent refinished condition. Price Reduced.

 $675.00
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BF1280 Wright and McGill 

9', 3/2 Granger Favorite model. Weighing 6.2 oz. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip with nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. The  silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping and gold intermediate wraps. Includes original bag and l aluminum tube. The rod has plastic on the grip and is in mint condition.

 $1,150.00
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BF1281 Wright and McGill 

8'6", 3/2 Granger Aristocrat Number GA. 8642. Line weight 5.  Silk tan thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Patented up-locking nickel silver reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The condition is mint, un-fished with plastic on grip.

 $1,250.00
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BF1288 Wright and McGill 

8', 3/2 Granger Deluxe model # GD8040.  Line weight 4. The Deluxe model was one of the top 3 rods built by Wright & McGill. The Registered, Premier and Deluxe models were the only W&M rods whose sections all came from the same culm of bamboo. Silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Includes replacement cloth bag and original anodized aluminum tube. The condition is excellent with one major exception, one of the tips is a replacement.

 $1,095.00
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BF1283 Wright and McGill 

8'6", 3/2, Granger Deluxe model, #8642 weighing 5.3 oz. on our digital scale, 5  line weight. The Deluxe model was one of the top 3 rods built by Wright & McGill. The Registered, Premier and Deluxe models were the only W&M rods whose sections all came from the same culm of bamboo. Silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Includes original cloth bag and anodized aluminum tube. The condition is excellent with 1 exception, one of the tips is 1/2 inch short. Price Reduced.

 $1,095.00
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BF1289 Goodwin Granger 

7'6", 3/2 Granger Favorite  model. Weighing 3.5 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4. Early coke bottle cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring nickel silver reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. The  silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping and gold intermediates. Includes original cloth bag and partial labeled aluminum tube. Excellent restored condition. There is a minor dent on the bottom of the reel seat. Price Reduced.

 $1,795.00
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BF1274 Wright and McGill 

9', 3/2 Granger Special 9053. Weighing 6.3 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip.  Patented nickel silver up-locking reel seat.  Nickel silver ferrules 13 and 19. The thread wraps are green silk. Includes original cloth bag and  aluminum tube. The condition is excellent plus with very few minor varnish rubs on the butt section. Price Reduced.

 $495.00
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BF1273 Goodwin Granger 

8'6", 3/2 Early Era Denver Special Line weight 5. Coke bottle cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat with Denver Special stamped between the knurling. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. The mid male and female ferrules are Wright & McGill, not Goodwin Granger. The butt female and tip males are Goodwin Granger ferrules.  The thread wraps are red silk. The cane is sound. The tip top on the full length tip is original, however, the second tip is 3 inches short and has a Perfection tip top. This early Goodwin Granger rod is deserving of a full restoration and a tip scarf. Replacement bag and tube.

 $495.00
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BF1277 Wright and McGill 

9'6", 3/2 Granger Premier model 9660. Weighing 6.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 7. Reverse half wells cork grip. Patented 1938 screw locking, nickel silver reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. The  silk thread wraps are gold making this a colorful and attractive rod. This rod was crafted between 1947 and 1952. Includes original bag and  aluminum tube.  The condition is very good restored. There are a few minor varnish sags and chips in the finish.  There are some scratches on the reel seat and the butt ferrule that look as if it was rubbed with fine steel wool. Price Reduced.

 $895.00
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BF1278 Wright and McGill 

9'6", 3/1 Granger Registered (194883) model 9660. Weighing 6 oz. Line weight 7. Reverse half wells cork grip. Patented 1938 screw locking, nickel silver reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. The  silk thread wraps are black trimed with tan (original trim was silver). This rod was crafted between 1947 and 1948. Includes black silk bag and  black painted aluminum tube.  The condition is excellent restored. The aluminum tube appears to be another Granger model tube that was painted black. There are some dings in the reel seat.

 $1,995.00
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BF1271 Goodwin Granger 

9', 3/2 Colorado Special Early Era 1920's. Coke bottle cork grip, This rod weighs 4.8 oz. on our digital scale. Goodwin Granger nickel silver down sliding cap and ring reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. Red silk thread wrap with gold trim on the signature wrap. Includes cloth bag with wooden tip holder.  Very good refinished condition.

 $425.00
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BF1285 Wright and McGill 

9'6", 3/2 Champion model GC9660.  The rod weighs 6.2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring nickel silver reel seat. The nickel silver ferrules are sizes 13 and 19.  Red silk wraps with black trim. Agatine stripper guide. Original cloth bag and labeled cardboard tube. The condition excellent.

 $650.00
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Grycel, Ted



Halstead, George



Hanson, Leon


BF1144 Leon Hanson 7'9", 2/2 Model number 93 1/2-4, serial number 8902, Line weight 4. Weighs 3.4 oz. on our digital scale. Half wells cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules size 15. Translucent tan wraps with burgundy trim and burgundy ferrule wrap. Carbide stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube with tube sleeve. Excellent condition $2,395.00
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Hardy Bros.


BF256 Hardy Bros. 

8', 2/2 C. C de France. One new tip. One original with spigot male ferrule) blued ferrules. Cigar grip down-sliding ring with cork insert reel seat. Brown wraps with intermediates. Agate stripper and tip tops. Includes original bag and replacement tube.

 $475.00
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BF257 Hardy Bros. 

8', 2/2 C. C de France Palakona. Agate stripper and tip tops with brown wraps and many intermediates, spiked male ferrules. Cigar grip with down-locking aluminum reel seat. Tips possibly refinished. Butt has rough varnish and is darker than the tips. Bent stripping guide. Good condition. Includes bamboo tube. No cloth bag.

 $450.00
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BF405 Hardy Bros. 

10', 3/2 Salmon rod. Serial number C17495 crafted in 1920. Full intermediate wraps. White agate stripper and tip tops. Ferrule plugs. Brass spigot ferrules. Removable fighting butt. Original bag, labeled aluminum tube with labeled tube cover. The butt ferrule is damaged and needs to be re-seated and re-wrapped. There is some damage to the rear of the cork. The varnish is crazed. The mid section appears to have been refinished. All sections are the same length.

 $350.00
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BF1189 Hardy Bros. 9', 3/2 Palakona Deluxe Serial number E 6351 crafted in 1927, Patent number 20878/22. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking aluminum hardware over plastic insert. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Burgundy thread wraps with full intermediates. Agate stripper and tip tops .Includes original bag and aluminum tube. The cane is sound, however, the rod is in need of full restoration. Repair wrap on mid section.  $395.00
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BF1229 Hardy Bros. 

7'2", 2/2 The Palakona weighing 3 oz. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip with down sliding aluminum hardware ring and reel holder hood over cork insert reel seat. Aluminum butt cap. Dark black thread wraps with light green trim. White agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules.  Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube.  Made in England. Mint un-fished with plastic on grip. This rod is priced less than today's Hardy prices.

 $1,750.00
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BF1239 Hardy Bros. 

9', 3/2 Palakona "The Salmon De Luxe" Registered number E73404. Full wells cork grip with detachable fighting butt. Up-locking reel seat with black insert and aluminum hardware. Blued nickel silver ferrules. White agate tip tops and stripping guide. Bridge guides are wrapped with burgundy thread and has full intermediates (many of which are frayed). The top guide on the mid has been replaced with a snake guide, not a bridge guide.  The cane is sound, many of the intermediates need re-wrapping.

 $895.00
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Heddon


BF880 Heddon for Jay Harvey 7', 2/2 Lincoln X11R trade rod crafted by Heddon for Jay Harvey. Weighing 3.4 oz. Line weight 4. Reverse half wells cork grip. Nickel silver down-sliding band reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules size 12 . Red thread wraps. Includes original bag and replacement cardboard tube. Very good refinished condition.  $695.00
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BF0115 Heddon 

8'6", 3/2 This rod was crafted by Heddon and sold at Kirtland Brothers Sporting Goods in New York City with the Kirtland name inscribed on the butt section. The wraps are black with red tipping. It has an agate stripper guide, nickel silver ferrules, cigar grip, down-locking plastic reel seat with sliding rings. The patent date on the reel seat dates to 1927.The rod itself dates to c 1937.. Included is a cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. The condition is very good plus.

 $295.00
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BF638 Heddon 

9', 3/2 Project rod. Model #13. Line weight 6/7. Number 2 3/4 ferrule. Cigar cork grip. Bent plastic marbelized down-locking reel seat. All sections are full length. Includes bag. The bamboo is sound, however the finish is not. The rod is deserving of a complete re-finish.

 $245.00
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BF992 Heddon for Lyon and Coulson Lyon and Coulson 8'6", 3/2 Imperial number 214. Line weight E or HDH 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware with wood insert replacement reel seat. This reel seat makes the butt section measure 35 inches rather than the 34 1/2 inches it should be. Tan thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 1 3/4. Both tips are 1 1/2 inches short. One was broken at the tip top and one at the ferrule. Includes original labeled bag and cardboard tube. It appears that the rod has been re-finished. The condition is very good with the noted exceptions. This is a nice fishing rod, not a collectible. Made by Heddon. $295.00
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BF1172 Heddon 

8'6", 3/2 This rod was crafted by Heddon for Weber. This high grade, "Henshall HandKraft" model is equivalent to a Heddon #35. Model 3500. Line weight 5/6. Blued nickel silver #2 ferrule. Half wells cork grip. Up-locking blued nickel silver hardware over black insert reel seat. Thread wraps are pongee pale tan color silk thread. Includes original labeled bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $495.00
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BF1190 Heddon 9', 3/2 Model DeLuxe # 60 crafted between 1932 and 1943. Weighing 6.3 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6/7. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 2 1/2 (19 and 12). Hand checkered Circassian walnut grip and walnut reel seat insert with up-locking blued nickel silver hardware. Agate stripper guide. Brown thread wraps with dark brown trim. Includes labeled cloth bag and aluminum tube and paperwork. Very good restored condition.  $795.00
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BF1207 Heddon 

9', 3/2 Early lower quality model indicated by the 1 inch cork rings on the cigar cork grip.  Probably line weight 6/7. Size  2 1/2 nickel silver ferrules. Down sliding nickel silver cap and ring over walnut insert reel seat. When re-finished, the scripting was removed.  We do not know what model this rod is. Agatine stripper guide. There are several black marks from rusted guides on the mid and tips. Burgundy/red thread wraps. One of the tips may be a replacement due to its different color than the other 3 sections. Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube. Nice fishing rod, not a collectible.

 $249.00
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BF1245 Heddon 

8', 3/2 No. 8 weighing 4 oz. 4/5 line weight, ferrule size 1 3/4.  Straight cork grip. Down-locking pyralin insert reel seat. Black and green jasper thread wraps.  Includes original cloth bag and black cardboard tube with partial label. Very good condition. Price reduced.

 $550.00
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BF1244 Heddon 

9', 3/2 No. 20 weighing 5 3/4 oz. Bass action (HCH or D) 6/7 line weight, ferrule size  2 1/2. Half wells cork grip. Down locking reel seat with plastic insert. Burgundy thread wraps. Includes original cloth bag and cardboard tube with partial label.  Some of the guide wraps have loosened and can be tightened with a little varnish. The thread wraps are intact.  Very good condition with noted exception. Price reduced.

 $295.00
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BF1246 Heddon 

9', 3/2 No. 17 weighing 5.9 oz. 6/7 line weight, ferrule size  2 1/2. Half wells cork grip with nail polish measure marks. Down locking reel seat with plastic insert. Black thread wraps. Includes original cloth bag and non original wooden tube.  Very good condition. The prior owner added another hook keeper along with the original. Price reduced.

 $295.00
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BF1286 Heddon 

9', 3/2 First era rod #35 made between 1928 and 1929. Serial number 2803.  Full wells cork grip measuring 5 1/2 inches and assembled from 1/8th inch cork rings. Nickel silver hold-tite reel seat.  Antique gold with black trim silk thread wraps. Agate stripper guide.  Nickel silver #2 ferrule. Includes original labeled cloth bag and original aluminum tube. The rod has been refinished and re-scripted. The cane is sound, there are many imperfections in the varnish which can probably be polished.

 $595.00
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BF1256 Heddon 

8'6", 3/2 Model 17 Black Beauty. Crafted between 1955 and 1956.  Weighing 4 1/2 oz. Line weight HDH or E (4/5). Half wells cork grip. Down-locking black plastic reel seat.  Black silk thread wraps.  Black gunmetal finish on nickel silver ferrules size 2F. Includes original labeled cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Mint un-fished with plastic on grip. 

 $650.00
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Horrocks Ibbotson


BF1029 Horrocks Ibbotson 9'6", 3/1 Maritime split bamboo salmon rod. This rod weighs 9 oz on our digital scale. Orange thread wraps. Cork fore and rear grip. Chrome plated reel seat. Includes original cloth bag with label. Very good condition. $179.00
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BF1128 Horrocks Ibbotson 

7', 2/1 Tonka Queen. Line weight 4/5. Straight cork grip. Varmac down-locking anodized aluminum  reel seat. Burgundy thread wraps tipped with gold.  Ferrule size 12. Good condition.

 $149.00
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Howells, G. H.


BF711 G. H. Howells 7'6", 2/2 Weighing 3 1/4 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 4550, crafted in 1978. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Payne style cork grip with up-locking reel seat with zebra spacer. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition and gently fished. $4,250.00
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BF712 G. H. Howells 8', 2/2 Weighing 3 7/8 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 5417, crafted in 1987. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Payne style cork grip with up-locking reel seat with zebra spacer. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition.  $4,195.00
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BF868 G. H. Howells 

6'6", 2/2 Weighing 2 1/8 oz, for a 4 weight line. Serial number S3743, crafted in 1970. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Cigar cork grip, down-sliding aluminum cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The tube label came off the tube and will be separately included. The rod is in excellent condition.

 $4,995.00
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BF869 G. H. Howells 8', 2/2 Weighing 4 oz, for a 5 weight line, medium action. Serial number 3728, crafted in 1970. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Full Wells cork grip with up-locking reel seat with zebra spacer. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition with the following exceptions. One tip is perfect, the second tip has 2 repair wraps covering hook dings. See blue tape in image. The tube does not have a label. This is not a rare collectible Howells, but a great fishing rod.  $3,295.00
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BF865 G. H. Howells 8', 2/2 Weighing 3 5/8 oz, for a 4 weight line. Serial number 4904, crafted in 1982. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Payne style cork grip with up-locking reel seat with zebra spacer. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition. $3,795.00
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BF972 G. H. Howells 7'6", 2/2 Weighing 3 3/8 oz, for a 6 weight line. Serial number 3940, crafted in 1972. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Reverse half wells, down sliding aluminum ring with cork insert reel seat. Includes original red cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent + condition.  $3,950.00
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BF973 G. H. Howells 

7', 2/2 Weighing 2 3/4 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 4112, crafted in 1974. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Payne style grip, down sliding cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition. Includes paperwork from Gary to rod owner.  Price reduced.

 $3,695.00
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BF1041 G. H. Howells 7'6", 2/2 Weighing 3 1/8 oz, for a 5 weight line. Although, the rod is rated as a 5 weight, it loads and casts well with a WF4 Cortland Sylk line. Serial number 3818, crafted in 1971. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Reverse half wells cork grip, down-sliding cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Includes original red cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in very good condition. Some label wear on the tube. Former owner's name engraved on the tube collar. $3,450.00
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BF1166 G. H. Howells 6'6" 2/2 weighing 2 1/8 oz., for a 4 weight line. Serial number S3770, crafted in 1970. Carbide stripper guide, Wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Half wells cork grip with down sliding cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition. $4,695.00
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BF1167 G. H. Howells 7'6", 2/2 Weighing 3 3/8 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 3768, crafted in 1970. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Half wells cork grip. Down-sliding aluminum cap and ring with cork insert reel seat. Includes original red cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent. Original owner's name inscribed on the butt section. $3,995.00
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BF1232 G. H. Howells 

6'6", 2/2 Weighing 2 1/8 oz., for a 4 weight line. Serial number 3786, crafted in 1970.  Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Half wells cork grip, down-sliding aluminum cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in good condition. With the following exceptions: there are some varnish chips in the finish, one of the tips has an external sleeve repair between the 1st and 2nd guide below the tip top, and a varnish sag between the bottom guide and the next one up and a discoloration above the ferrule wrap. On the second tip the serial number is inscribed under the bottom guide rather than between the guide and ferrule wrap. Here is an opportunity to own 1 of only 35 6'6" rods that Gary built for $2000 less than one in mint condition. Price Reduced

 $2,195.00
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Jenkins, Charlie


BF958 Charlie Jenkins 

8', 3/4 Model number GA803-17. All sections and extra tips are numbered the same. Line weight 5, weighing 4.3 oz. on our digital scale. This rod has an extra set of tips. Cigar cork grip. Blued nickel silver cap and ring over cherry insert. Medium brown thread wraps. White agate stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 17. Medium flamed cane. Includes original cloth bag and labeled tube. The condition is excellent plus.

 $2,295.00
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BF1175 Charlie Jenkins 8', 2/2 Early rod, no serial number. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware reel seat. Payne brown thread wraps. Wright and McGill half draw size 14 nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and Phillipson aluminum. Excellent condition. $1,395.00
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BF1296 Charlie Jenkins 

7', 2/2 Model GA70L-75 delivered 1998 for 3/4 line weight. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking nickel silver hardware over cherry wood spacer. Brown thread wraps with gold trim. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Includes original cloth bag and brass tube and cloth tube cover. This rod has never been fished, only lawn cast. Excellent plus condtion.

 $1,995.00
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Jennings, Homer


BF914 Homer Jennings 

7'6", 2/2 Serial number 365 built on 10/23/93. The rod will cast a 5 line weight. Weighs 4.4 oz. Garrison style cork grip. Up-locking nickel silver hardware with maple insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Tan translucent silk wraps. Includes cloth bag and brass capped aluminum tube. Mint condition.  Price reduced.

 $1,825.00
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BF1219 Homer Jennings 

7', 2/2 No. 2690, The rod will cast a 4 line weight. Weighs  3.2 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking nickel silver cap and ring with maple insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules. Tan translucent silk wraps with trim. Includes cloth bag and brass capped aluminum tube. Excellent condition.  Price reduced.

 $1,675.00
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JJS Walker Bampton and Co.



Kube, Alan



Kusse, Ron


BF812 Ron Kusse 

7'6", 2/2 Performance taper. Serial number 8988. Line weight 6/7. Although, the weight on the hang tag says 3 3/4 oz., the actual weight on our scale is 4 3/4 oz. Transparent tan wraps. Carbide stripper guide. Swelled butt. Mirrored tips. Cigar cork grip with recessed hood. Cherry wood insert with nickel silver up-locking hardware. Nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and hang tag and brass tube. The condition is mint un-fished.

 $2,395.00
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Lancaster, R. W.



Leonard, H.L. Mills and Son


BF253 H. L. Leonard 

8' 3/2 Special Tournament model 50 weighing 4 1/8 oz., 6 wt. line The rod is wrapped with olive silk and yellow trim. Includes original butt ferrule plug. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat with butternut wood insert. The mid section is 3/8" short which does not affect castability. The rod is in excellent condition. Includes replacement bag and tube.

 $795.00
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BF368 H. L. Leonard 

9', 3/2 The Leonard Rod. Line weight 6/7. The straw colored cane with a swelled butt. Tan silk wraps with red trim. Olive green ferrule wraps. Half wells cork grip. Butternut wood down-locking reel seat with aluminum hardware and nickel silver butt cap. Nickel silver ferrules. Includes cloth bag and brass-capped aluminum tube. The rod has been refinished, 1 tip has been replaced and wrapped in a different color than the rest of the rod, the original tip is 1 inch short. Good condition.

 $595.00
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BF442 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 2/2 Model 39 serial number 3523. This rod weighs 3 5/8 oz. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down locking reel seat with butternut spacer. Tan wraps tipped with burgundy. Ferrule plug. Original bag with stiffener and labeled brass capped tube. This rod is in excellent condition. Price reduced.

 $2,195.00
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BF448 H. L. Leonard 

8', 3/2 Standard model 50-5. Serial number 81135. Medium action line weight 5/6. The nickel silver ferrules are wrapped with burgundy tipped with red. Carbide stripper. Cigar cork grip, down-sliding cap and ring reel seat with maple insert. Brass-capped aluminum tube. Original cloth bag. This rod has plastic on the grip and has not been fished. (Due to the fragility of the plastic on grip, this rod is not returnable and is not subject to our 3 day inspection period) Reduced price.

 $2,295.00
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BF503 H. L. Leonard 

8'6", 3/1 Pre fire model # 51. Cigar grip with down sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over cork insert. Red wraps with black tipping.  The tip is 1/2 inch short. The rod has been refinished. Includes original bag with hang tag and brass capped tube with. The condition is very good with noted exceptions.

 $550.00
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BF543 H. L. Leonard 

8', 2/2 Model 40H, serial number 2584, weighing 4.3 oz., 6/7 line weight. Cigar grip, down-locking reel seat, butternut insert with aluminum hardware. Lightly swelled butt. Red silk wraps. Original bag with stiffener and labeled brass-capped tube. Condition is excellent. Reduced price.

 $1,995.00
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BF545 H. L. Leonard 

8', 3/1 Early model 50, swelled butt, line weight 5. Weighs 4.4 oz. Early Leonard red silk wraps and full intermediates. Cigar grip measuring 4 3/4". Down-sliding cap and ring nickel silver reel seat. Stamped in the butt cap is "The H. L. Leonard Rod Leonard Mills Co. Maker. Includes original cloth bag and brass-capped aluminum tube. The reel seat barrel has a dent. Very good condition.

 $550.00
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BF644 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 3/2 Tournament model 49 dry fly. Pre-fire. Line weight 4/5. Weighing 3 1/2 oz. Cigar cork grip measuring 4 1/2 inches. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert. Nickel silver ferrules with patent dates of Oct. 26, 1875 and Sept. 3, 1878. Ferrule sizes 10 and 15. Tan silk thread wraps agate stripper guide. Gently swelled butt. Includes original cloth bag and Leonard brass capped replacement tube for an 8' rod. Notice Ray Bergman's label on the tube. This rod was sold by Ray Bergman from his fly shop in Nyack, New York to his friend, neighbor and fishing partner, Ezra Cole. Mr. Cole was a famous numismaticist and philatelist. After you have decided to keep the rod, you will receive a copy of Ray Bergman's 1943 catalog from his Angling Specialties fly shop in Nyack, N. Y. Although the ferrules are loose on the blanks, the rod is sound and is worthy of a full restoration by Steve Blake for approximately $500. Rods such as this usually sell for the mid $3000's in excellent condition. Purchaser will be provided with provenance pertaining to Ray Bergman and Mr. Cole. We have several of Ray Bergman's books inscribed to Mr. Cole. Reduced price.

 $1,995.00
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BF807 H. L. Leonard 

8'6", 2/2 Duracane model 858, serial 2911, weighing 5.7 oz., 6/7 weight line. Reverse half wells cork grip with walnut insert up-locking black anodized aluminum hardware. Chestnut wraps with black trim. Blued size 15 nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and replacement aluminum tube. Excellent condition.  Reduced price.

 $1,295.00
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BF811 H. L. Leonard 

8'6", 3/1 The Leonard Rod boat rod. Circa 1900. Cork fore and rear grip. Nickel silver butt cap, down-locking reel seat, wind check and ferrules. All nickel silver hardware has matching knurling. Agate stripper guide and tip top. Tunnel guides. High quality components. Wrapped with red silk thread. Very good condition.

 $350.00
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BF939 H. L. Leonard 

9', 3/2 The Leonard Rod (model 52) Early pre-fire rod. Nickel silver ferrules with early patent dates 1875 and 1878. Line weight 5/6. The rod weighs 5.4 oz. Straw colored cane with a slightly swelled butt. Burgundy silk wraps with full intermediates, several of which have been re-wrapped. The stripping guide and the tip tops have been replaced. One of the tips is 1/2 inch short. Five inch cigar cork grip. Nickel silver reel seat with down- sliding cap and ring. Includes original cloth bag and brass capped aluminum tube. Good condition. This rod was owned by and fished by the famous outdoor writer, Ted Trueblood. A letter of provenance from his son, Jack, will be provided to the purchaser.

 $595.00
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BF1017 H. L. Leonard 

8', 3/2 Hewitt Tournament model, 50DF, 5 line weight, weighing 4.1 oz. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert reel seat. Ferrule sizes 10 and 16. Standing ring shooting guides, not typical snake guides. Agate stripper. Black and white jasper silk wraps, without color preserver tipped in red. Reserve butt power, loading and casting from mid and tip. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag (The J. L. Hudson Co. price sticker) and original brass capped aluminum tube. The condition is excellent.  Reduced price.

 $2,195.00
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BF977 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 2/2 Model 39 serial number 83136. This rod weighs 4.3 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with butternut spacer. Tan wraps tipped with burgundy. Nickel silver ferrules size 14. Original bag with stiffener and labeled brass capped tube. This rod is in excellent condition.  Reduced price

 $2,195.00
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BF1164 H. L. Leonard 

7', 2/2 38L weighing 2 5/8 oz. Line weight 3. Serial number 3435. Post fire rod. Half wells cork grip. Up-locking aluminum hardware with butternut insert. Size 12 nickel silver ferrules. Ceramic stripper guide. Tan thread wraps with burgundy ring. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum brass capped tube. Although the tube label says 38H, the rod is inscribed 38L. The condition is excellent. Original owner's name inscribed on the butt section.

 $2,195.00
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BF1169 H. L. Leonard 

8', 2/2 Hunt Special model 40, serial 8364, Bob Taylor era rod. Weighing 4 oz., 4 weight line. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding cap and ring over spalted maple insert, blued nickel silver hardware. Tan thread wraps with full intermediates. Blued nickel silver ferrules, size 13. Agate stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. Mint un-fished with plastic on grip.  Price reduced.

 $2,995.00
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BF251 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 2/2 Catskill model 39H serial #525 weighing 3.6 on our digital scale, 6 weight line. The rod is wrapped with red silk and has a swelled butt. Cigar grip with thumb rest, butternut wood spacer down-locking aluminum reel seat. Includes cloth bag with stiffener and original tube. The rod is in good refinished condition. The rod is over varnished and probably could be polished out. The overall length of the rod is 89 1/2 inches. Both tips are full length. All though the ferrules fit well, there is a ding on the butt ferrule. This is not a rare collectable, however, it is an excellent fishing rod.

 $1,195.00
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BF1199 H. L. Leonard 

10', 3/1 Tournament light salmon rod.  Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat. Black and white jasper with red trim which is patinated. The rolled welt is missing from the mid female ferrule. The agate is missing from the tip top. Early 1900's rod.  Leonard and Mills maker. Good condition overall.

 $195.00
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BF1228 H. L. Leonard 

8'6", 2/2 41L weighing 3 7/8 oz. Line weight 6. Serial number 3429. Post fire rod. Cigar cork grip with sliding nickel silver cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules size 13. Ceramic stripper guide. Cinnamon thread wraps with burgundy ring. Swelled butt. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum brass capped tube and factory warranty card.  The condition is excellent.

 $1,995.00
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BF1225 H. L. Leonard 

8', 3/2 Tournament model 50. Weighing 3.7 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Pre fire rod. Cigar cork grip with slight indentation towards top of grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert reel seat. Wrapped with gold thread. Swelled butt. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Includes original cloth bag and brass capped aluminum tube. Condition is excellent restored. There is a ding on the butt cap under the work Tournament.

 $1,695.00
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BF1236 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 2/2 Duracane Model 750A-1, serial number 2106. Weighing 3 1/4 oz. Line weight 4. Size 11 nickel silver ferrule. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver  cap and ring over butternut insert reel seat. Green silk thread. Original bag with stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube.  Excellent condition with the exception of a slight rub on the back side of the reel seat insert.  Reduced price

 $1,450.00
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BF1250 H. L. Leonard 

7', 2/2 The Leonard Rod is a bamboo spinning rod. Medium action. The long cork measures 17 1/4 inches with nickel silver sliding rings.  Chrome spinning guides are wrapped with red silk thread. Nickel silver ferrules. Some guides are coated in varnish and some show minor signs of wear. This rod has been refinished and is in very good condition overall.  Includes bag and replacement plastic tube.

 $495.00
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BF1251 H. L. Leonard 

8', 3/2 Tournament model 50. Weighing 4.1 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Pre-fire rod. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert reel seat. Wrapped with light olive thread. Agate stripper guide. Swelled butt. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Includes original cloth bag and brass-capped aluminum tube. Condition is very good restored.

 $1,295.00
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BF1252 H. L. Leonard 

7'6", 3/3 Tournament Model 49. Weighing 3.4 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4. Cigar cork grip, down-sliding cap and ring reel seat with butternut insert. Red silk thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 9 and 14.  Pre-fire rod.  Includes original cloth bag and brass-capped aluminum tube.  Very good restored condition with the following exceptions: one of the tips is 4 inches short and has a blind wrap over a hook dig, between the top guide and next one down. One of the other tips has a blind wrap at the ferrule. The third tip is sound and probably a Leonard replacement.  Reduced price

 $1,675.00
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BF1257 H. L. Leonard 

9'6", 3/3 The Leonard Rod. Salmon rod. Line weight 5/6 on the 2 Leonard replacement tips and 7/8 on the original tip which is protected by a brass caped tip holder. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver reel seat. Red silk thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrules with pat'd Sep. 3 1878 and Oct. 26, 7. Nickel silver ferrule plug on the mid. Includes replacement cloth bag, brass capped tip holder and brass caped leather covered tube. The rod was restored, probably by Leonard, many decades ago. Very good condition.  Reduced price

 

 $1,495.00
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Lyons, F. D. (Dwight)


BF981 F. D. Dwight Lyons 

7', 2/2 Serial number 170891. Line weight 4. Weighing 3 oz. Cigar cork grip and cork insert reel seat with down-sliding cap and ring. Silk wraps over blond cane. Nickel silver ferrules, agate stripping guide, bronze snakes and dark tungsten tip tops. Includes cloth bag and labeled aluminum case. Condition is excellent.

 $1,450.00
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Male, Dave


BF975 Dave Male 

7'6", 2/2 North Carolina builder. Cigar cork grip, 5 weight, weighing 4.3 oz. Up-locking reel seat with aluminum hardware over wood insert. Wrapped with burgundy silk and black trim. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Near mint condition.

 $995.00
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Maxwell, Tom


BF582 Tom Maxwell 

6'6", 3/2 Model 378. Serial number 17676. The rod weighs 3.2 oz., although the tube label states 3 oz. Impregnated cane. Line weight 4-5. Swelled butt. Small cigar cork grip with down-sliding cap and ring with cork insert. As stated by Tom Dorsey, this rod was assembled from TandT components, crafted by Tom Dorsey and assembled and finished by Tom Maxwell. Mint condition. Includes original labeled tube, cloth bag and 3 letters of provenance.

 $3,495.00
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Montague


BF522 Montague 

9', 3/2 Shamrock painted green bamboo, full intermediates, agate stripper and tip tops, 10 inch cork grip. Blued brass down-locking reel seat. Blued Montague ferrules. Includes green labeled cloth bag.

 $189.00
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BF561 Montague 9', 3/2 Rapidan 6 line weight. Medium trout fly rod. Down-locking reel seat with plastic insert. Gold thread wraps. Agatine stripper. Includes original bag and mostly intact labeled cardboard tube. Good condition. $155.00
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BF563 Montague 7', 2/1 Sunbeam SP-700 spinning rod. Sliding band reel seat over cork grip. Blue and white wraps. Cloth bag with partial label and original cardboard tube. The rod has a 2" short tip and measures 6'10". Good condition. $129.00
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BF1032 Montague 9', 3/2 Deerfield model. The rod weighs 6.3 on our digital scale. Line weight 7. Cigar cork grip. Chrome up-locking reel seat. Some guides have been re-wrapped. Agate stripper guide. Replacement cloth bag. Good condition. $149.00
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BF1204 Montague 

9', 3/2 Rapidan, 6 line weight. Medium trout fly rod. Down-locking reel seat with plastic insert. Gold thread wraps.  Includes original bag and mostly  labeled cardboard tube. Excellent condition, possibly un-fished.

 $195.00
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BF1205 Montague 

9', 3/2 Rapidan, 6 line weight. Medium trout fly rod. Down-locking chrome reel seat. Gold thread wraps. Agatine stripper. Includes replacement cloth bag and original  labeled cardboard tube with some damage.Very good condition.

 $150.00
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BF1260 Montague 

9', 3/2 Montague rod. Reverse half wells cork grip. Featherweight down-locking replacement anodized aluminum reel seat. Black thread wraps with intermediates. Includes cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. The ferrules are tarnished and oxidized. This rod was refinished in 1962 and is in good condition. Although this rod can probably be fished, it would make great  wall decor. We have appropriate reels for this rod.

 $159.00
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Moran, Tom


BF1044 Tom Moran 

7'6", 2/2 Serial number 903-3. Weighing 3 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 3. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert. Nickel silver ferrules size 15. Swelled butt. Transparent thread wraps with carbide stripping guide. The condition is excellent. Includes original cloth bag, stiffener and labeled brass-capped aluminum tube.

 $3,995.00
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Norwich, David


BF1075 David Norwich 

7'6", 2/1 Number HCB0170. Cane Spirit model impregnated. Weighing 3 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4/5. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Translucent tan thread wraps with burgundy ferrule wraps. Swelled butt. Nickel silver ferrules with plug. Scottish rod builder. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent condition. Price Reduced

 $475.00
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Orvis


BF1085 Orvis 6'6", 2/2 Impregnated Battenkill. Serial number 79433 crafted in 1976. Weighing 2 7/8 oz. Line weight 6. The rod has a cigar cork grip with a down-locking aluminum reel seat with walnut spacer. Brown thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 11. Carbide stripper guide. Includes original grey cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Condition is excellent. $875.00
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BF1145 Orvis 7', 2/2 Impregnated Deluxe, serial number 29281 built in 1961. Weighing 2.7 oz. Line weight 3/4. Blued nickel silver ferrule size 11. The rod has a cigar cork grip, cork insert reel seat with dual sliding rings. The rod is wrapped with chestnut brown thread. Very good condition.  $845.00
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BF1222 Orvis 

8', 3/2 Impregnated Battenkill Serial No. 51487 crafted in 1968. Weighing 4 1/2 oz. Line weight 7.  The rod has a Wes Jordan style cigar cork grip carved with a thumb and hand heel detent for a right handed caster. Down-locking aluminum reel seat with walnut insert. Brown thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Carbide stripper guide. Includes original grey cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Although full length, one of the tips has a repair wrap and one of the guides on the repaired tip has been re-wrapped with incorrect thread. The serial number scripting on that tip appears to be different than the other tip. Overall condition is very good with the noted exception.

 $695.00
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BF1233 Orvis 

5'8", 2 piece, 1 tip. Impregnated Tarpon rod. Serial number 12468 crafted in 1952. Weighs 7.2 oz. on our digital scale. Down-locking nickel silver reel seat. Cork fore and rear grip. Wine colored thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrules sized 19. Mint un-fished condition. Does not appear to have had a reel mounted on it.

 $395.00
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BF1234 Orvis 

5'8", 1 piece. Impregnated Universal Casting Rod. No Serial number. We estimate it was crafted in the early 1950's, possibly Wes Jordan. This rod could have been a prototype. Lures to 3/8 oz. Weighs 5.3 oz. on our digital scale.  Down-locking aluminum reel seat. Cork front and rear grip. Brown thread wraps. Mint un-fished. Includes original bag and Superfine aluminum tube.

 $395.00
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Payne, E. F.


BF831 E. F. Payne 

8', 3/2 Model 201. The rod weighs 4.4 oz., 5 line weight. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with cedar insert. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Replacement aluminum tube and replacement bag. The rod is excellent restored condition. Late 1960's.

 $4,300.00
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BF818 E. F. Payne 

9', 3/2 Model 209. Weighing 6.4 oz. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip with recessed hood. Up-locking black anodized aluminum hardware over cedar insert. Brown thread wraps, gold trim with bronze guides and agate stripper. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum brass capped tube. Mint condition possibly un-fished.

 $2,495.00
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BF910 E. F. Payne 7', 2/2 Model 98. This rod weighs 3 oz. on our digital scale. Fast Dry Fly 4/5 weight. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Mirrored trips. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 11. Down-sliding cap and ring over cedar insert. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag and original brass capped with replacement aluminum tube. This rod was expertly restored by Steve Blake in 2010 and has not been fished since. $4,495.00
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BF915 E. F. Payne 8', 3/1 Model 205 Weighing 5 oz. Line weight 6/7. Reverse half wells cork grip with recessed hood. Up-locking aluminum hardware over cedar insert reel seat. Chestnut brown thread wraps with black trim. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. Made for and sold by Abercrombie and Fitch at their Broadmoor Hotel store. This rod was purchased by a member of a pioneer Colorado family as a single tip rod. Includes original cloth bag (no hang tag) and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition. $2,995.00
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BF920 E. F. Payne 

6', 2/3 Model 95. Serial number 27545. This rod weighs 1 11/16th oz. Line weight 3/4. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 8. Agate stripper guide. Down-sliding cap and ring over cedar insert. Sold by Abercrombie and Fitch. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag, and replacement aluminum tube. The rod is in very good condition with some varnish rubs and minor bluing wear on the hardware. One original tip is perfect, the 2 other tips have the following damage: one is broken at the tip end the other is broken at the ferrule end of the tip. Both could be used to scarf 1 full length tip using original Payne cane. Another option is to re-seat the ferrule where it was broken, thereby having 3 fishable tips of varying lengths. Price Reduced

 $2,900.00
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BF932 E. F. Payne 9', 3/2 Model 210. Weighing 6 1/4 oz. Line weight 6. Traditional Payne cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with cedar insert. The wraps are brown silk tipped with burgundy. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Includes original bag and brass capped aluminum tube. The condition of the cane is excellent, the varnish shows bag burn from having come from a humid climate. $2,195.00
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BF1142 E. F. Payne 6'6", 2/2 Model 96. This rod weighs 2.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 11. The rod has an agate stripping guide. Down-sliding cap and ring over cedar insert reel seat. Includes cloth bag and original labeled brass-capped aluminum tube with tube sleeve. This rod was restored by John Gallas. Mint restored condition. $5,795.00
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BF1143 E. F. Payne 8'6", 3/2 Model 204L. Made for Folsom Arms. Weighing 4.2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4/5. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding blued cap and ring over cedar insert reel seat. Chestnut brown thread wraps with black trim. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Includes original cloth bag and Folsom labeled aluminum tube with tube sleeve. This rod was restored by John Gallas. Mint restored condition. $3,795.00
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BF1186 E. F. Payne 9', 3/2 Model 208 weighing 5 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Wrapped brown silk tipped with red. Agate stripper. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring cedar reel seat insert. This rod was crafted in the 1950's. Includes original bag (no hang tag) and replacement aluminum tube. Very good condition.  $2,195.00
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BF1212 E. F. Payne 

6', 2/2 Model 95.  This delicate little rod weighs 1 1/2 oz. and will cast a 3 or 4 weight line. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Red agate stripping guide. Small cigar grip with down sliding cap and ring over cedar insert reel seat. Stamped on the butt cap is "E. F. Payne Rod, E. F. Payne Rod Co. Makers". Blued nickel silver size 8 ferrules. This rod was crafted in 1931. Includes original bag and original tube. The only defect we found is that it appears that one of the tip ferrules has been re-set making that tip .3 inches shorter than the other. When the tips are placed side by side with the tip tops even, all of the wraps line up perfectly. Otherwise, excellent condition.

 $4,995.00
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BF1230 E. F. Payne 

8', 3/2 Model 201 The rod weighs 3.6 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4/5. Cigar cork grip measuring 5 inches. Down sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over cedar insert. The wraps are brown silk. Agate stripping guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 9 and 14. Original tube and bag with tattered original hang tag. Very good condition. One tip is 4 inches short. The full length tip has had a delamination repair between the tip top and first guide. This is not a rare collectible Payne; it is an excellent fishing rod.

 $2,995.00
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BF1240 E. F. Payne 

9'6", 3/1 Model 410 Dry Fly salmon fly.  Payne style cork grip with detachable fighting butt. Up-locking reel seat with cedar insert.  Guides wrapped with brown silk thread. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch. Includes replacement bag. Fair condition. The mid-section is 1 3/4 inches short.

 $995.00
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BF1255 E. F. Payne 

9'6", 3/2 Model 410 Dry Fly salmon fly rod.  Payne style cork grip  Up-locking reel seat with Cedar insert.  Guides wrapped with brown silk thread tipped in black. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Agate stripper guide. Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition.

 $1,750.00
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BF1253 E. F. Payne 

7'1", 2/2 Parabolic Serial number 134957. Weighs 2 7/8 oz. Line weight 3/4. Cigar cork grip, cork insert reel seat with blued nickel silver hardware. Brown silk thread wraps. Sold by Abercrombie and Fitch. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag and original brass capped aluminum tube. Excellent condition with 1 exception. One of the tips is 3 3/8 inches short at the ferrule end. The short tip can probably be scarfed.

 $6,900.00
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BF1293 Dave Holloman Payne Rod Company. 

7'6", 2/2 Model 100. The rod weighs 3 1/2 oz. Double taper line weight 4. Payne style cork grip. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert reel seat. The wraps are brown silk tipped with gold. Blued nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plug. This rod was crafted by Dave Holloman at the Payne Rod Company in Sisters, Oregon. Includes original bag with hang tag and brass capped aluminum tube. Condition is mint un-fished.

 $2,995.00
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Pezon et MIchel


BF847 Pezon et Michel 

8', 2/1 Prima Competition parabolic action, serial number 21960133, weighing 5.4 oz. Line weight 6-7. Half wells cork grip. Featherweight gold anodized down-locking aluminum reel seat. Perflex stripping guide. Burgundy thread wraps. Includes original labeled cloth bag. Excellent condition.

 $595.00
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BF1059 Pezon et Michel 

9'2", 2/2 Supreme Competition parabolic action, serial number 72329101, weighing 6.4 oz. Line weight 6-7. Full wells cork grip. Black anodized up-locking aluminum reel seat with rubber butt cap and aluminum spike. Perflex stripping guide. Green tread wraps with green trim. Includes original labeled cloth bag and non original aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $725.00
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Phillipson


BF837 Phillipson 

6', 2/1 Pacemaker bait casting rod weighing 4.2 oz. This rod was crafted between 1949 and 1951. The hard-drawn nickel silver ferrules were crafted by the late Paul Hightower. The black plastic insert reel seat is down-locking. The rod has Perfection chrome ring guides wrapped green nylon and tipped with yellow. The handle is cork with a cork fore grip. Includes original bag and replacement aluminum tube. Excellent restored condition. Price Reduced

 $595.00
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BF848 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Paragon model, weighing 5 oz., HDH or 5 line weight. Full Wells cork grip. Black plastic down-locking no rock reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Original silver gray thread wraps are now a gold patina. Includes original cloth bag and cardboard tube. The condition is good.  Price Reduced

 $595.00
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BF403 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Powr Pakt weighing 3 3/4 oz. HEH line weight 4. The rod was probably crafted in 1949 since 49 was written on the shaft. Aluminum locking reel seat anodized gold with brown colored plastic insert. The wraps are golden yellow nylon tipped with black. The original Phillipson tip is 1/2" short. The second tip is a later Phillipson replacement and is more reddish in color. Includes original cloth bag and anodized aluminum tube with partial label. The cork at the reel seat had been used as a hook keeper and shows some chipping. Very good condition. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF741 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Peerless impregnated, Weighing 3.4 oz., rated for a # 6 line weight. This rod was said to be crafted by 3M for Lew Jewett, who formed the Leisure Time Products division for 3M. He was instrumental in the acquisition of Phillipson Rod Company and Scientific Anglers by 3M. The tube cap has the name Jewett inscribed on it. Cigar cork grip with dual sliding rings over cork insert reel seat. The Perfection hard chrome snakes and carbide stripping guide are wrapped with Nymo Turf tan thread. Nickel silver ferrule sizes 13. Includes an original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. The condition is mint un-fished. However, we have no hard evidence to verify the provenance of this rod.  Price Reduced

 $1,050.00
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BF805 Phillipson 

7', 2/2 Peerless rod Handcrafted for Dick Sherman by P. W. (Bill) Phillipson in 1975. Line weight 5. Weighing 3 oz. Impregnated cane, cigar cork grip with cork insert reel seat and down-locking bronze hardware. Nickel silver ferrules, brown thread wraps with white rings, carbide stripping guide. Includes an original cloth bag and Phillipson aluminum tube for the Master model. This is the way Mr. Sherman's son brought the rod to us. Bill Phillipson personally crafted this rod for Dick Sherman, who joined the company in 1969. He assumed responsibility for running the factory. He and Bill became good friends. Mint un-fished condition. The rod has never had a reel on it. A letter of provenance will be provided from Mr. Sherman's son. Price Reduced

 $2,495.00
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BF756 Phillipson 

7', 2/1 Haywood Zephyr was crafted by Phillipson for Whitney Sporting Goods in Denver. The rod was named for Jim Haywood, the "Roving Fisherman" for The Denver Post. These rods were built with 1 tip. It has a medium brown plastic no rock reel seat. The rod features the elliptical grip and has burnished gold wraps with black tipping. It will cast a 5 weight line. The rod has Phillipson nickel silver ferrules and is in excellent original condition. Included are original bag and aluminum tube. Price Reduced

 $395.00
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BF897 Phillipson 

6', 2/1 Powr Pakt baitcasting rod weighing 4 oz. This rod was crafted between 1949 and 1951. The hard drawn nickel silver ferrules were crafted by the late Paul Hightower. The butterscotch plastic insert reel seat is down locking. The rod has Perfection chrome ring guides wrapped yellow nylon and tipped with black. The handle is cork with a cork fore grip. Includes original bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in very good original condition. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF671 Phillipson 

8', 3/2 Powr Pakt bamboo spinning rod with 2 tips. Weight 5 1/2 oz. Crafted between 1949 and 1951, this companion rod to the Powr Pakt fly and casting rods, equipped with locking type (no-rock) reel seat suitable for light action fly rod spinning reels, such as a Fre Line. A Mitchell 300 or Orvis 100 reel (which we have in stock) will also work well. Hammer cork handle with cork fore grip. The rod is wrapped with golden yellow nylon tipped with black. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Original owners name factory inscribed on one of the flats. Original very good condition with a few minor varnish rubs. One tip is 1/8 inch long and the other is 1/4 inch short.  Price Reduced

 $450.00
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BF1015 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Pacemaker, HDH line weight 5, weighing 4.9 oz on our digital scale. A fine fly rod notable for its sensitive action and sturdy construction. Full wells cork grip. Black anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Phillipson's hard-drawn nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. Perfection snake guides and tip tops. Wrapped with green nylon tipped with black. Includes Phillipson cloth bag and cardboard tube. Very good condition. Price Reduced

 $650.00
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BF1046 Phillipson 

6', 2/1 One of a kind Premium bait casting rod crafted by a Phillipson employee whose son brought this rod to us for sale. The rod is un-marked, however, all the components are Phillipson and is wrapped in Premium colors black silk trimmed in gold. Cork fore and rear grip with plastic no rock insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules. No bag or tube. Condition is very good. Price Reduced

 $495.00
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BF1081 Phillipson 

8', 3/1 Made for Abercrombie and Fitch. Firehole model. This impregnated (Peerless) rod weighs 4 1/4 oz. and has Henna brown thread wraps with yellow spiral. Rated for line weight 5. Nickel silver ferrule sizes 10 and 16. Cigar cork grip with Phillipson bronze anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Included is the original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition with the following exceptions: The hook keeper is missing but its wraps are intact. The guide and ferrule wraps have been over coated with varnish. Price Reduced

 $650.00
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BF1091 Phillipson 

7', 2/2 Premium, however, the rod is wrapped as a Peerless model using Henna brown with a yellow spiral. The rod weighs 3.4 oz on our digital scale. The rod is impregnated and over varnished. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking no-rock reel seat anodized aluminum. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. This rod is clearly a Peerless, but scripted as a Premium. The rod is in excellent condition with a few pieces of dust in the finish. Price Reduced

 $795.00
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BF1094 Phillipson 

7', 2/1 Haywood Zephyr '52' Spinning rod especially recommended for use with Humphreys Reels. Humphrey's reels are sold separately on our 'Reels' page. This rod was crafted by Phillipson for Whitney Sporting Goods in Denver. The rod was named for Jim Haywood, the "Roving Fisherman" for The Denver Post. Hammer/elliptical cork grip, brown anodized no-rock reel seat with black hardware and 2 inch cork at butt end of reel seat. Mildrum carbide spinning guides wrapped with black thread with a black spiral. Medium action. The rod weighs 4 1/2 oz. The rod has Phillipson nickel silver ferrules. It is in very good condition. Included is original leatherette labeled cardboard tube.

 $225.00
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BF1079 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Peerless Dry Fly Special. Impregnated cane. Weighing 5.1 oz. on our digital scale. This rod will cast a 6 line weight. Torpedo cork grip. The guides are wrapped using Henna brown with a yellow spiral. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. Burgundy anodized down-locking no-rock reel seat. Includes replacement Phillipson cloth bag and original labeled aluminum tube. The condition is very good. One tip is 3/8 inch short. Previous owner's name on butt section. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF1055 Phillipson 

8', 3/2 Phillipson mystery rod. Sound varnished cane. Model unknown. Weighs on 4.3 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4/5. Full wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut insert reel seat. Burgundy thread wraps. This rod was refinished probably at Bob's tackle in Denver by Betty Malara. One of the tips is a replacement and appears to be a South Bend tip. Nickel silver ferrules 10 and 16. Replacement Phillipson bag and aluminum tube. Excellent refinished condition. Price Reduced

 $650.00
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BF1065 Phillipson 6', 2/1 Paramount baitcasting rod weighing 3 3/4 oz. This was the lightest of the bamboo casting rods that Phillipson made. This rod was crafted between 1947 and 1949. The hard drawn nickel silver ferrules size 13 were crafted by the late Paul Hightower. The butterscotch plastic insert reel seat is down locking. The rod has Perfection chrome ring guides wrapped black and white silk trimmed with gold black gold. The handle is cork with a cork fore grip. Includes original bag. The tip has been scarfed and the condition is very good. This is not a rare collectible, but an excellent fishing rod. $395.00
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BF1152 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Peerless model (with no markings)l crafted when 3M owned Phillipson. Line weight 4/5. Weighing 3.5 oz. Cigar cork grip. Dual sliding rings over cork insert reel seat. Thread wraps are Nymo Turf Tan. Nickel silver ferrules size 13. Carbide stripping guide. This rod has a ring hook keeper. The rod was crafted for Lew Jewett, who was the head of 3M's Leisure Division. Includes original cloth bag and un-labeled 3M Phillipson aluminum tube. Mint un-fished condition. Price Reduced

 $1,050.00
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BF1151 Phillipson 

7', 2/1 Peerless model (with no markings)l crafted in 1974. Line weight 4. Weighing 2.9 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Dual sliding rings over cork insert reel seat. Thread wraps are Nymo Henna #1224. Nickel silver ferrules size 12. This rod has a ring hook keeper. Includes original cloth bag and un-labeled 3M Phillipson aluminum tube. The rod is mint un-fished. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF1156 Phillipson 

7', 2/2 Peerless 3M developmental model. Line weight 4/5. Weighing 4 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking dark wood insert reel seat. Thread wraps are Nymo Turf Tan. Nickel silver ferrules size 12. Carbide stripping guide. Includes replacement Phillipson cloth bag and un-labeled 3M Phillipson aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $895.00
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BF1177 Phillipson 

9', 3/2 Premium model. Weighing 5 5/8 oz. HCH (DT6) line weight. Full wells cork grip. Black anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Wrapped with pure black silk tipped with gold and black. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. This was Phillipson's top of the line rod and was crafted between 1949 and 1952. Includes original bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF1201 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Peerless model crafted between 1972 and 1974 when 3M owned Phillipson. Line weight 5. Weighing 4.3 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut insert reel seat. Thread wraps are Belding Henna Nymo #1224. Nickel silver ferrules size 13. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $895.00
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BF1129 Phillipson 

8', 3/2 Peerless "63" Impregnated, 4 1/4 oz., line #5. This rod was crafted in 1963. The Perfection hard chrome snake guides are wrapped with Pacific green nylon thread with a spiral. Torpedo cork grip. The reel seat is bronze anodized aluminum no-rock that was crafted by the late Paul Hightower. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Included is a replacement cloth bag and replacement Phillipson aluminum tube. The mid section has been scarfed below the female ferrule. Although this is an impregnated rod, it has been over-varnished. Over all condition is very good. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF1226 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Paramount. Crafted between 1946 and 1949. The rod weighs 5 oz. and will cast a  {HDH} 5 line weight. Hammer handle cork grip. The hard drawn nickel silver ferrules sizes 17 and 11, were crafted by the late Paul Hightower. Brown plastic with metal thread down-locking reel seat to match natural golden color of the rod. Wrapped with black and white jasper thread tipped with gold, black and gold. Includes original cloth bag and Phillipson aluminum tube. This model is rare and is the second highest quality Phillipson bamboo fly rod. The cane is sound. There are several varnish chips. The bottom guide on the mid is missing. The scarfable second tip is 3 inches short. Here is an opportunity to buy a rare Phillipson in need of some TLC. Price Reduced

 $395.00
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BF1231 Phillipson 

9', 3/1 Powr Pakt weighing 5 5/8 oz. HCH Line weight-6. The rod was crafted between 1952 and 1953. Down-locking no rock aluminum anodized reel seat. The wraps are golden yellow nylon tipped with black. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and aluminum tube. Fair condition for the following reasons:  the rod was stored in its aluminum tube in a humid climate which resulted in "bag burn". We are selling this as is.  The varnish finish will polish out, the cork grip will clean up as can be seen in the images, the tip section can be straightened. Price Reduced

 $295.00
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BF1269 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Premium Dry Fly Special. Line weight HDH or 5. Weighing 5 1/2 oz.  This was the highest quality model of Phillipson's bamboo line. Perfect action, perfect balance, extreme sensitivity and tremendous power for every ounce of weight.  Hammer handle cork grip. Aluminum no rock reel seat anodized black. Hard drawn nickel silver ferrules shaped to fit the cane.  Perfection chrome butt guide and tip tops, stainless steel snake guides. Wrapped with pure black silk thread tipped with gold and black.  This rod was crafted between 1949 and 1952.  Includes original bag and original square tube with cap. Excellent condition, possibly un-fished.

 $950.00
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BF1263 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Premium. Line weight HDH or 5. Weighing 5 oz.  This was the highest quality model of Phillipson's bamboo line. Perfect action, perfect balance, extreme sensitivity and tremendous power for every ounce of weight.  Hammer handle cork grip. Aluminum no rock reel seat anodized black. Hard drawn nickel silver ferrules shaped to fit the cane sizes 17 and 11.  Perfection chrome butt guide and tip tops, stainless steel snake guides. Wrapped with pure black silk thread tipped with gold and black.  This rod was crafted between 1949 and 1952.  Includes original bag and aluminum tube.  The condition is very good with a few varnish rubs.

 $795.00
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BF1267 Phillipson 

8'6". 3/2 Paragon model, weighing 5  oz.,  HDH or 5 line weight. "Made from good grade imported Tonkin Cane, split with the grain for strength and resiliency.  Round Welsh split jar cork grip." Aluminum anodized grey no rock reel seat.  Original silver gray nylon thread wraps are now a gold patina.  This rod was crafted in 1950.   Includes cloth bag and replacement Phillipson aluminum tube. The condition very good with a few varnish chips. Price Reduced

 $695.00
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BF1299 Phillipson 

7'6", 2/2 Premium  This was the top of the line Phillipson bamboo fishing rods. Weighing 3 3/4 oz.  Line weight HEH or #5. Perfect action, perfect balance, extreme sensitivity and tremendous power for every ounce of weight.  Hammer handle cork grip. Black anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 13.  Perfection chrome butt guide and stamped tip tops, stainless steel snake guides. Wrapped with pure black silk thread tipped with gold and black.  This rod was crafted in 1951 which was the fifth year Phillipson was in business.  "51" inscribed on the blank. Includes a Phillipson  cloth bag and Phillipson tube with a Powr Pakt label.  This rod is in virtually mint condition, having never even had a reel mounted on it.

 $1,450.00
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BF1303 Phillipson 

9', 3/2 Powr Pakt weighing 5 5/8 oz. HCH Line weight-6. The rod was crafted between 1952 and 1953. Down-locking no rock aluminum anodized reel seat. The wraps are golden yellow nylon tipped with black. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent, refinished condition.

 $550.00
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BF763 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Pacemaker project rod, HDH line weight 5.  Full wells cork grip. Black anodized aluminum no rock reel seat. Phillipson's hard-drawn nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 17. The wraps were green nylon tipped with black. Includes Phillipson cloth bag and partially labeled aluminum tube. Cane is sound, however, there are stains on the blank from rusted guides. The finish has been stripped. The rod is ready to wrap and finish. This would make a great winter project.

 $350.00
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BF762 Phillipson 

8', 3/2 Powr Pakt  project rod. Will cast line weight 4/5. The rod was crafted between 1946 and 1949. Down-locking no rock butterscotch plastic insert reel seat. The wraps were golden yellow nylon tipped with black. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and anodized aluminum tube.  Cane is sound, however, there are stains on the blank from rusted guides. The finish has been stripped. The rod is ready to wrap and finish. Great winter project.

 $395.00
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BF1300 Phillipson 

8'6", 3/2 Premium Dry Fly Special. Line weight HDH or 5. Weighing 5 1/2 oz.  This was the highest quality model of Phillipson's bamboo line. Perfect action, perfect balance, extreme sensitivity and tremendous power for every ounce of weight.  Hammer handle cork grip. Aluminum no rock reel seat anodized black. Hard drawn nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18.  Perfection chrome butt guide and tip tops, stainless steel snake guides. Wrapped with pure black silk thread tipped with gold and black.  This rod was crafted in 1951.  Includes original bag and original labeled anodized aluminum tube. The condition overall is very good with some varnish finish rubs. There is also indication of minor damage between the lower guide and ferrule of the mid section which does not affect its fishability.

 $750.00
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Pickard, John



Pioneer Rod Company


BF208 Pioneer Rod Company 

7', 3/2 Pioneer rods were crafted and sold at Bob's Tackle, Denver, Colorado starting in 1979. Paul Hightower was the craftsman who built their rods. Paul was the machine shop forman at the Phillipson Rod Company from 1946 to 1972. The blanks were crafted on Fred DeBell's bamboo fabrication equipment.  The rod weighs 3.4 oz. on our digital scale.  It will cast a 3 line weight.  Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with walnut insert with aluminum hardware.  Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. The thread wraps are green with a white trim. Includes cloth bag and tube. The rod has never been fished.

 $750.00
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Powell, E. C.


BF820 E. C. Powell 9', 3/2 Early rod, late 1920's or early 1930's. Weighing 5.4 oz. Line weight 6. Half wells cork grip with added on aluminum thumb rest. The reel seat was changed from up-locking to down-locking leaving a small gap between the threads and insert. Brown thread wraps tipped in black which appear to have been re-wrapped. Agate stripper guide. Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition. $595.00
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BF912 E. C. Powell 9'6", 3/2 Salmon or steelhead rod. We believe this is an "A" taper rod. Weighing 6 1/8 oz. Line weight 6/7. Half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat over black plastic insert. Brown thread wraps. Agate stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition.  $1,295.00
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BF1187 E. C. Powell 9', 3/2 Early 1930's rod. Weighing 5 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over black plastic insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 18. The welt on the butt ferrule is loose. Tan thread wraps. Agate stripper guide whose ring is loose in the frame. One of the tip tops is broken at the ring. Includes original bag and tube with missing cap. Very good condition. Steve Blake in Sisters, Oregon can do all the necessary repairs. $795.00
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Powell, Walton


BF690 Walton Powell 

9', 1 1/4 inches, 3/2 Weighing 6.1 oz. Line weight 7-8. Salmon, Steelhead rod. Full wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum reel seat. Black thread wraps. Original bag and E. C. Powell tube. Very good condition with some varnish scratches and minor hook dig on top of grip. Price reduced.

 $595.00
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BF774 Walton Powell 8' 8", 2/3 This rod has 3 original tips, each of which is for a different line weight. They will cast 7/8 line weights. Weighing 5.7 oz. Walton made this rod for Klamath River fall steelhead. Custom crafted in Chico, CA. Full wells cork grip. Up-locking black anodized aluminum reel seat with 2 1/2 inch detachable fighting butt. Burgundy thread wraps tipped red. Nickel silver reel seat. Ceramic stripping guide. The tung oil finished blanks have a matte finish. Owner's name is inscribed on the rod. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent condition.  $1,795.00
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BF954 Walton Powell 7'6" for 5 weight, weighing 4.4 oz. and 8'6" for a 6 weight, weighing 5 oz.. Number 11-92-82.¬† This Companion rod pair was custom crafted in Chico, CA. This rare and collectible rod was built with 2 unequal butt length sections with 2 equal length interchangeable tip sections, (2 butts, 2 tips). The tung oil finished blanks have a matte finish. The wraps are burgundy tipped with red. Ceramic stripping guide. Nickel silver ferrules. The butts have full wells cork grips with up-locking aluminum reel seats. Includes original cloth bag and labeled tube. Condition is excellent. $1,895.00
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BF962 Walton Powell 7'3" for 4 weight, weighing 4.2 oz. and 8'3" for a 5 weight, weighing 4.7 oz.. ¬†Number 3-5-87. This Companion rod pair was custom crafted in Chico, CA. This rare and collectible rod was built with 2 unequal butt length sections with 2 equal length interchangeable tip sections, (2 butts, 2 tips). The tung oil finished blanks have a matte finish. The wraps are burgundy tipped with red. Ceramic stripping guide. Nickel silver ferrules. The butts have full wells cork grips with up-locking gold anodized aluminum hardware over wood insert reel seats. Includes original cloth bag and labeled tube. Condition is excellent. $1,895.00
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BF970 Walton Powell 7', 2/25 line weight, weighing 3.7 oz. on our digital scale. No serial number. This rod was crafted in Chico, CA. This originally was a tung oil finished rod a previous owner choose to over varnish. The wraps are burgundy. Nickel silver ferrules. Cigar cork grip with up-locking aluminum reel seat. Includes replacement cloth bag and replacement tube. The cane, grip, reel seat, wraps, ferrules are all sound, the finish is the defect.  $1,095.00
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BF1133 Walton Powell 

8'8", 2/2 will cast 6/7 line weight. Weighing 4.9 oz. Crafted in Chico, CA. Full wells cork grip. Up-locking anodized aluminum hardware with zebra wood insert reel seat. Dark olive thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrule size 15. Ceramic stripping guide. The tung oil finished blanks have a matte finish. Owner's name is inscribed on the rod. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.  Price reduced.

 $1,175.00
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R. W. Lancaster



Ruhe, Mark



Sealey, Edgar


BF1291 Edgar Sealey 

10'6", 3/1 Mayfly Salmon fly rod.  Made in Redditch, England. Full wells cork grip. Down-locking stainless hardware over aluminum insert reel seat. Agate stripper guide and tip top. Bridge guides. Tan wraps with full intermediates. Nickel silver ferrules with ferrule plugs.  Includes original labeled cloth bag. Very good condition.

 $375.00
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Sedgwick H. R.



Sharpe, J. S.


BF1031 J. S. Sharpe Ltd. 9', 3/1 Aberdeen Scotland. This rod weighs 6.2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weigh 6. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum reel seat. Ferrule plugs. Includes original labeled bag. The tip is 2 1/2 inches short at the ferrule. Very good condition. $275.00
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BF1195 J. S. Sharpe Ltd. 

7'. 2/1 Aberdeen England. The Featherweight. This rod weighs 3.6 oz. on our digital scale. Line weigh 4/5.  Cigar cork grip with down-sliding cork insert reel seat with aluminum hardware. Burgundy thread wraps. Carbide stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrule size14. Includes replacement bag.  The tip is 2 inches short. Good condition.

 $250.00
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BF1292 J. S. Sharpe Ltd. 

9', 3/2 Scottie fly rod. Made in Aberdeen, Scotland. Line weight 6. Half wells cork grip. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. Agate stripper guide and tip tops. Ferrule plugs. Dark maroon thread wraps. Includes original labeled bag and replacement tube. Very good with some varnish drips in the wraps which have been re-coated.

 $495.00
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South Bend


BF592 South Bend 9', 3/1 Model 346, Comficient grip with foil label intact, up-locking aluminum reel seat anodized burgundy. Orange and black jasper silk wraps. Good condition. Original labeled bag, no tube. $149.00
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BF998 South Bend 9', 3/2 Model 59, line weight 6/7. Comficient grip. Up-locking brown anodized aluminum reel seat. Wrapped with brown thread. Original labeled cloth bag and labeled cardboard tube. Good condition rod that has been honestly fished. $169.00
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BF1227 South Bend 

7'6", 2/2 Model 290, line weight E or HDH 4 or 5.  Early South Bend decal. The rod weighs 4.1 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking black anodized aluminum reel seat. Wrapped with orange and black jasper silk. Size 13 ferrule. Replacement cloth bag and original cardboard tube. Cane is sound, some of the thread wraps and finish have been over-varnished. Overall condition is very good. This is a excellent fishing rod, not a rare collectible.

 $435.00
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BF1265 South Bend 

7'6", 4/1 Model 291 4 piece pack rod. Line weight HDH or E, 5/6. Comficent cork grip with partial label. Down-locking aluminum reel seat. Olive green silk thread wraps with red trim. Includes a South Bend replacement bag and original cardboard tube.  Very good condition. The rod may have been over varnsihed. 1950's built rod.

 $295.00
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Sport King



Summers, Bob


BF1125 Bob Summers 8', 2/2 Serial number 12494 crafted in 1994. Model 856. This rod will cast a 5/6 wt. line. The blanks are darkly flamed cane with blued nickel silver ferrules with some bluing wear size 15. Half wells cork grip. Mildrum carbide stripping guide. The guides are wrapped with chestnut colored thread tipped in black. The down-locking aluminum reel seat has a walnut insert. Includes original bag and tube brass capped tube. Ferrule plug is attached to the bag. Very good condition with some varnish rubs on the blanks and reel seat insert.  $3,250.00
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Sweetgrass



Talbot, Al



Thomas and Thomas


BF771 Thomas and Thomas 

8'6", 2/2 Salmon rod. Serial number 4690. Line weight 8. This rod weighs 7.4 oz. on our digital scale, however, the tube says 4 7/8 oz. Reverse half wells cork grip with recessed hood. Up-locking nickel silver hardware reel seat with walnut insert and detachable fighting butt. Collector grade matching tips. Medium flamed cane. Translucent red thread wraps. Carbide stripper. Blued nickel silver ferrules with some bluing wear on the butt ferrule. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $2,850.00
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BF935 Thomas and Thomas 7' 6", 2/2 Caenis serial number 2371. Line weight 3, weighing 3.7 oz. This varnished rod was probably crafted in 1975. Tan thread wraps. Carbide stripper guide. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over cork reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Although showing no signs of damage or repair, one tip is 3/8th inch short. The rod is in excellent condition. Includes original bag and brass-capped aluminum tube. $2,695.00
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BF953 Thomas and Thomas 8', 2/2 The Classic Impregnated salmon or steelhead rod. Serial number 2299. Crafted during the Maxwell / Dorsey era. Line weight 7, weighing 4.4 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking reel seat with aluminum hardware over walnut insert. Burgundy thread wraps. Carbide stripper guide. Nickel silver ferrules. Includes original bag and labeled tube. Excellent condition. $1,995.00
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BF1101 Thomas and Thomas 7'6", 2/2 Classic. Impregnated cane. No. 393. The last digit should be a 5 or 8 since the TandT rods have a 4 digit serial number. Crafted in 1983. Line weight 5. Western cork grip. Up-locking nickel silver hardware over wood insert reel seat. Transparent thread wraps with burgundy ring. Carbide stripper guide. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 15. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent condition. $1,595.00
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BF1182 Thomas and Thomas 

7'6", 2/2 Midge serial number 3886. Weighing 3 1/8 oz. Line weight 4. This is a collector grade with mirrored tips and is varnished. Translucent tan thread wraps with red tipping. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over walnut insert. Swelled butt. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper guide.  Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and labeled brass capped aluminum tube. The condition is mint, cast once.

 $2,795.00
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BF1297 Thomas and Thomas 

8' 2/2 Classic series Midge rod. Serial number 3733 crafted by Tom Dorsey on 2/23/1981. The rod weighs 4 1/2 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 4, this impregnated rod with compound taper is medium dry fly action.  Translucent thread wraps with red tipping. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over walnut insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules with the T&T logo stamped on the female ferrule. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag with hang tag and stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. The over all condition is excellent plus. There are two items that the new owner may wish to have addressed. There is a factory personalized inscription on 2 flats and some bluing wear on the sliding ring and butt cap.  In a recent conversation with Troy Jacques, T&T's rod builder, he said that he can remove the inscription and re-blue cap and ring for $120. We can provide Troy's contact information upon request.

 $2,495.00
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Thomas, F. E.


BF565 F. E. Thomas 10', 3/2 Dirigo Bangor, ME. The rod weighs 6.7 oz. Ferrule sizes 12 and 19. We believe this rod was crafted in the early 1900's. Five inch cigar burled cork grip. Nickel silver down-sliding reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules and wind check. Red wraps tipped in black with full intermediates. The rod is in excellent restored condition. Includes brass capped bamboo tip holder and canvas bag. $895.00
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BF815 F. E. Thomas 9', 3/2 Dirigo No. 475. Bangor, ME. Weighing 5 1/2 oz. Ferrule sizes 11 and 18. Line weight 6. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over black insert with stamped nickel silver butt cap. Nickel silver ferrules and wind check. Burgundy wraps. Reverse twist English guides. Includes replacement bag and tube. Condition is very good restored. One tip is down 3 1/2 inches. $850.00
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BF752 F. E. Thomas 7'6", 2/2 Special. This rod will cast 3/4 line weight. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring over butternut insert. Red silk thread wraps with full intermediates. Includes original bag and aluminum tube. Now the bad news, one tip is 2 inches short and the other is 1 inch short. The rod has been refinished and is in very good condition.  $1,500.00
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BF862 F. E. Thomas 7'5", 3/2 Dirigo No. E266 Bangor, ME. Weighing 4 oz. Ferrule sizes 10 and 16. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking nickel silver stamped butt cap and sliding ring over cork insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules and wind check. Red wraps. Includes replacement bag and tube. The rod has been refinished with non-English twist snake guides. One tip was crafted by Glen Brackett. The other 2 are original. All 3 tips are 1 inch short. Condition is excellent refinished.  $1,850.00
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BF1254 F. E. Thomas 

6', 2/2 Special Casting rod. Bangor, ME. Patented June 1913 stamped on nickel silver reel seat. The nickel silver butt cap is stamped 22. Nickel silver ferrules. Cork rear and fore grip. Full intermediates. Root beer agate guides and tip tops. Heavy action casting rod.  Includes bag and aluminum tube. The condition is excellent. If the rod has been restored, it was decades ago. The only defect we can find is that the agate ring in the bottom guide on one of the tips is missing.

 $695.00
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BF1258 F. E. Thomas 

6',2/2 Special Casting rod. Bangor, ME. Patented June 1913 stamped on nickel silver reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules. Root beer agate guides and tip tops. Light action casting rod.  Includes bag and partially labeled aluminum tube. The condition is excellent. If the rod has been restored, it was decades ago. The only defect we can find is the top guide on one of the tips is missing the agate ring.

 $695.00
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BF1262 F. E. Thomas 

9', 3/4 FE Thomas (?) Antique bamboo fly rod late 1800"s. Reverse half wells cork grip. Replacement chrome brass down-locking reel seat. Red thread wraps with black trim and intermediate wraps. Agate stripper guide.  Includes cloth bag, aluminum  tip holder and  aluminum tube. This rod was refinished in 1968. Great wall decor. The tips are short in varying lengths.

 $350.00
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Thramer, A. J.


BF821 A. J. Thramer 4'4", 2/2 Banty rod. Serial number 4204. Weighing 2 1/8 oz. Line weight 3/4. Cigar cork grip. Reel seat is down-sliding cap and ring over burled insert. Brown thread wraps with agate stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The condition is mint.  $995.00
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BF1066 A. J. Thramer 

8', 2/2 Serial number 86DX. Weighing 4.7 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking titanium finish reel seat hardware over wood insert. Brown thread wraps with black tipping. Size 17 nickel silver ferrule. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The condition is excellent. Prior owners name enscribed on shaft. WARNING: THIS ROD IS A CHINESE KNOCK OFF, NOT A GENUINE A. J. THRAMER.

 $350.00
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Turner, Dean


BF1045 Dean Turner 8', 3/2 Little Falls Flyrods, Bethlehem, CT. Dean was a student of George Mauer and has been a rodmaker since 1999. The rod weighs 4.2 oz. and will cast a line weight 5/6. Lightly flamed cane. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring over wood insert reel seat. Transparent wraps with red trim. Agate stripper guide. Includes original bag and alunimum tube. The condition is excellent plus. $1,195.00
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Unknown


BF0114 Unknown 9', 3/2 This is an early 1900's bamboo fly rod. The 3 7/8 inch up-locking reel seat and wind check are nickel silver with matched knurling. The nickel ferrules have rolled edges. The modified half wells cork grip, is 5 3/4 inches in length. This rod has been refinished, wrapped in red, with intermediate wraps. Included is the original cloth bag, aluminum tip section holder and tip section cloth bag. $275.00
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BF1018 Unknown maker 7', 2/2 No markings on blank. One tip is a 3 line weight and the other a 5/6 line weight. The rod weighs 3.6 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over cedar insert. Translucent gold thread wraps with black trim. Nickel silver ferrules size 16 . Appears to be a Mildrum MEB carbide stripping guide. Includes bag and tube. Excellent condition. $695.00
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BF1259 Unknown 

9', 3/2 Old bamboo fly rod. Reversed half wells cork grip. Featherweight down-locking  replacement anodized gold aluminum reel seat. Gold thread wraps with gold trim and full intermediates. Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube. Good restored condition. The mid has a missing guide. One tip is 2 inches short. Great wall decor.

 

 $149.00
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BF1261 Unknown 

9', 3/3 Old bamboo fly rod. Half wells cork grip. Cedar insert reel seat with chrome / brass hardware. Orange wraps with black trim and full intermediates. Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube.  Good condition/restored. The rod has a 1 inch short mid, 2 short tips, 1 full length tip. Great wall decor.

 $159.00
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Van Meter Rod Co.


BF1093 Van Meter Rod Co. 

7'6", 3/2 Elite model. The rod weighs 4 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip with cork insert reel seat and down-locking anodized Phillipson hardware. Pacific green nylon thread wraps with gold trim. Wright and McGill nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. One of the tip ferrules is a Phillipson. Includes bag and tube with labeled cap. The Van Meter Rod Company was one of the companies which bought Fred DeBell's shop and rod fabrication equipment. Fred had sold and re-purchased his shop several times from people who were aspiring rod builders. He eventually sold it to Bob and Betty Malara in 1977. The owner of this rod acquired it from a Van Meter heir. The rod appears to have never been fished. The mid section cane is a lighter color.

 $695.00
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BF1208 Van Meter Rod Co. 

7', 4/2 Special 4 piece pack rod with an extra tip. Two different line weight tips (line weight 4 and 5). Cigar cork grip. Down-locking black aluminum reel seat. Wright & McGill nickel silver ferrules. Gold thread wraps tipped in brown.  Includes original cloth bag. Fred DeBell sold his tackle shop located at 38th and Tenneson Street in Denver, Colorado several times, as early as 1948. He sold and  bought it back several times until finally selling it to Bob and Betty Malara in 1977.  We believe Van Meter owned the shop in the early 1970's. It is difficult to ascertain the  exact date when Van Meter purchased Debell's rod company  Since he owned the shop for only a short period to time, he built few rods. This rod would make an excellent addition to a Colorado-built bamboo rod collector. The rod is in excellent restored condition.

 $475.00
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Walker, A. J.


BF1051 A. J. Walker 9', 3/2 This rod weighs 6 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 6/7. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding cap and ring over cork reel seat. Black thread wraps with full intermediates. White agate stripper guide and tip tops. Includes butt ferrule plug, original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. The condition is excellent restored. Made in Alnwick England. $495.00
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Weir and Son


BF772 Weir and Son 6' 6", 2/2 Serial number D660-11-82 Line weight 3. Cigar cork grip. Light colored cane. Down-sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring with wood insert reel seat, Blued nickel silver ferrules. Carbide stripper. Transparent thread wraps. Includes original bag and labeled tube. Excellent condition, with a few minor varnish imperfections.  $1,250.00
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Winston, R. L.


BF773 R. L. Winston 7' 6", 2/2 Light Trout rod weighing 2 5/8 oz. which casts a 3 weight line. Serial number 1502. Built in 1975. Patent number 2537488. Half wells cork grip with down-sliding aluminum cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. The stripping guide has a carbide ring. The guides are wrapped with tan thread, some wraps tipped with burgundy. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.  $2,395.00
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BF866 R. L. Winston 

7'6", 2/2 Light Trout rod weighing 3 oz. which casts a 5 weight line. Hollow-Fluted construction. Serial number 9243 crafted in 1966. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-sliding aluminum cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. The stripping guide has a carbide ring. The guides are wrapped with tan thread. Includes original labeled cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $2,195.00
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BF603 R. L. Winston 

8', 2/2 San Francisco rod inscribed, "Built for Ted Trueblood by R. L. Winston". Serial number 7218 built in 1949. Weighing 4 3/8 oz. Line weight 6/7. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over black plastic reel seat. Tan thread wraps. Three stripper guides on the butt plus one on each tip. Original older labeled Winston cloth bag and replacement tube. One of the tips may be a Winston replacement. Several guide wraps are frayed. There is some varnish ghosting at the hook keeper and signature wrap. The cork grip has several small gouges. Overall condition is good/very good. The cane on this rod is sound. In addition to the letter of provenance from Jack Trueblood, the purchaser of this San Francisco Winston rod will receive a copy of Ted's article, written in the early 1950's, for True Magazine about Lew Stoner and the R. L. Winston Rod Company.

 $1,795.00
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BF604 R. L. Winston 

9', 2/1 San Francisco - Inscribed "To: Ted Trueblood built by Lew Stoner" Serial number 7874 built in 1956. Weighing 5 1/2 oz. This rod is 7/8 line weight. Cigar cork grip with glued on plastic thumb rest. Down-locking aluminum hardware over black plastic reel seat with 2 1/2 inch butt extension. Tan wraps. Three stripper guides on butt and one on tip. Original Winston cloth bag and replacement tube. A letter of provenance from Ted's son, Jack Trueblood, will be included with the purchase of this rod. This is the rarest of the Trueblood rods that we are privileged to sell. The condition of this rod is excellent original. In addition to the letter of provenance from Jack Trueblood, the purchaser of this San Francisco Winston rod will receive a copy of Ted's article, written in the early 1950's, for True Magazine about Lew Stoner and the R. L. Winston Rod Company.

 $1,495.00
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BF1002 R. L. Winston 

7'6", 2/2 Light Trout rod weighing 3 oz. which casts a 5 weight line. Hollow-Fluted construction. Serial number 2983 crafted in 1995. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat with wood insert. The stripping guide has a carbide ring. The guides are wrapped with tan thread. Includes original labeled cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Excellent condition.

 $2,195.00
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BF966 R. L. Winston 

9'6", 2/2 San Francisco. Serial number 1198 built in 1973. Weighing 6 1/4 oz. Line weight 8/9. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over black plastic reel seat. Tan thread wraps. Four stripper guides on the butt plus one on each tip. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube with label. The condition is excellent restored. Previous owner's name inscribed on the rod.

 $1,595.00
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BF971 R. L. Winston 

7'6", 2/2 Light Trout Rod weighing 3 oz. which casts a 5 weight line. Serial number 2895 crafted in 1994. Cigar cork grip. The reel seat hardware is nickel silver up-locking with lacewood insert. The stripping guide has a carbide ring. The guides are wrapped with translucent tan thread. Crafted in Twin Bridges, MT. Excellent condition. Included are original labeled bag and aluminum tube.

 $2,150.00
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BF1163 R. L. Winston 

7', 2/2 Light Trout rod weighing 2 7/8 oz. which casts a 3 weight line. Serial number 1705. Built in 1978 built by Glen Brackett in Montana. Half wells cork grip with up-locking reel seat with zebra insert. Carbide stripping guide. The guides are wrapped with light brown thread, some wraps tipped with burgundy. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Excellent condition. 

 $2,150.00
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BF1214 R. L. Winston 

7' 6", 2/2 Light Trout rod weighing 2 7/8 oz. which casts a 3 weight line. Serial number 1964. Built in 1981.  Reverse half wells cork grip with down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring reel seat with cork insert. The stripping guide has a carbide ring. The guides are wrapped with tan thread, some wraps tipped with burgundy. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. This rod has never been fished.

 $2,695.00
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Wire, F. B.


BF980 F. B. Wire 8', 2/2 Pent 5 sided rod made by F.B. Wire. Line weight 5. The rod weighs 4.7 on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking Featherweight aluminum reel seat. Black thread wraps. Portland, Oregon rod builder. Includes bag and tube. Good to very good condition. The finish would polish smoothly. There is a repair wrap between the top of the grip and the signature wrap. There appears to be a seam repair at the ferrule on one of the tip sections. $795.00
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Young, Paul



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