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BF1799

H. S. Pinky Gillum

9'6", 3/2 Serial number 1-658.  salmon or steelhead rod. Line weight GBG or 7/8. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with wood insert. Brown silk thread wraps. Blue/black oxidized finish nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 19. Oven tempered cane. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube.  This rod dates to the early 1950's and is a 3rd generation model. The 3rd generation models were not signed on the butt, however, H. S. Gillum, Maker die stamped on metal reel seat band. The cane is sound. The finish will polish nicely (see image). Several guides have been re-wrapped. Removable butt cap has been lost and was replaced with a wooden plug.

Price: $3,495.00

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