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Bamboo Rods

Payne, E. F.


Listed: 7/24/2014
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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Listed: 7/22/2014
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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Leonard, H.L. Mills and Son


Listed: 7/22/2014
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.

 

 $1,695.00
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Thomas, F. E.


Listed: 7/24/2014
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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Listed: 7/23/2014
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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Listed: 7/23/2014
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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Phillipson


Listed: 7/29/2014
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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Unknown


Listed: 7/24/2014
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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Listed: 7/24/2014
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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Montague


Listed: 7/24/2014
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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South Bend


Listed: 7/24/2014
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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Goodwin Granger / Wright and McGill


Listed: 7/31/2014
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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Reels and Spools

Abel


Listed: 7/24/2014
R1319 Abel 

Super 8 fly reel. Diameter 3.9 inches. Weighs 8.1 oz. Spool width 1.125 inches. Includes backing and nylon pouch. RHW Excellent used condition.

 $495.00
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Fiberglass Rods

Wright and McGill Eagle Claw


Listed: 7/25/2014
FF479 Wright and McGill Eagle Claw 

6'6" Eagle Claw Feather Light fiberglass fly rod No. FL300 (previous model FLFU225) Line weight 5 and will probably cast a 4 weight. Cigar cork grip. Black anodized down-locking aluminum reel seat.  Guide and ferrule wraps are Holland yellow and brown variegated nylon # 20T, size SC. Fiberglass tip over butt ferrule.  A partial Guaranteed quality Made in USA decal on the reel seat may be indicative of this rod possibly not having ever been fished.  This rod is in excellent condition. Includes original Wright & McGill plastic wrap.

 

 $139.00
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Phillipson


Listed: 8/1/2014
FF474 Phillipson 

5'6" Deluxe DS562 Ultra Light lures to 1/4 oz., 2 piece spinning rod. Burgundy blank with black wraps and white spirals. Perfection guides and Mildrum carbide tip top. Nickel silver ferrules. Cork grip with sliding rings.  Includes Phillipson replacement cloth bag and original labeled aluminum tube. Condition is very good with a few minor finish rubs.

 $159.00
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Listed: 8/1/2014
FF383 Phillipson 

7'6" Special fly rod model S 76. Early Trevano fiberglass crafted 1956. Fullwells cork grip. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. Red thread wraps. Size 17 nickel silver ferrules. Includes replacement Phillipson bag. Good condition.

 $139.00
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Listed: 8/1/2014
FF475 Phillipson 

7'6" Special fly rod model 76S. Early Trevano fiberglass crafted 1953-54. Fullwells cork grip. Aluminum down-locking reel seat. Red thread wraps. Size 17 nickel silver ferrules. Includes original fiber cardboard case. Very good condition.

 $165.00
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Listed: 7/31/2014
FF481 Phillipson 3M 

8'6", 1 tip. EF86 3M Epoxite Registered (no number) Dark Brown Epoxite rod is made of SCOTCHPLY. a uni-directional, unwoven fiberglass with epoxy resin. The free-flexing, internal design glass ferrules give the rod the appearance and feel of a one piece rod (spigot ferrule). Ceramic stripper. Guides wrapped with dark brown thread.  Weighs 3 1/2 oz. This rod will cast a 7 or 8 line weight line. High quality cigar shaped cork grip. Anodized aluminum down-locking reel seat. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition with the exception of the blind wrap on the butt section.  This will not affect the fishability.

 $275.00
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Fenwick


Listed: 7/31/2014
ff472 Fenwick 

6' Fen-flea No. 305, weighing 2 1/2 oz. Cigar cork grip Featherweight aluminum ferrules and reel seat. Excellent condition.

 $149.00
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Heddon


Listed: 7/31/2014
FF463 Heddon 

8'6", 3 piece. Heddon Premier #125 fly rod. Made exclusively for Sears. Line weight C or HCH  6. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over plastic reel seat. Includes cloth bag. Mint condition with 1 exception, the male ferrule on the mid section was improperly inserted into the female and pliers were used to remove it. Therefore it has some scuffing on the black painted ferrule.

 $79.00
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Listed: 7/31/2014
FF464 Heddon 

8', 3 piece fly rod. Heddon Pal Deluxe #80. Bass action,  Line C or HCH 6. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over plastic reel seat. Includes original cloth bag. Near mint condition.

 $89.00
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