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BF1905 - Orvis

8', 2/2 Impregnated made by Wes Jordan. Serial number 64074. Weighing 4 3/8 oz. Line weight 8. Wes Jordan right hand cork grip. Down-locking reel seat with walnut spacer. Brown thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 13. Two carbide stripper guides. Includes original bag and leather tube. Original owner's name is inscribed on the blank and stamped on the butt cap. One of the tips appears to be an Orvis replacement. The overall condition is very good, with the noted exceptions. 

  • Listed: 1/16/2020
  • $795.00
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BF1898 - Orvis

8', 2/2 Impregnated Battenkill. Serial number 60662.   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 size 12. Carbide stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag and  labeled aluminum  tube. Very good condition.


Farlow's

BF1903 - Farlow's

6' 2/2 Norm Thompson Ultimate. Impregnated Armour Cane. # 1923 Midge. Weighing 1 7/8 oz. Made by Farlow's in Scotland. Cigar cork grip with dual sliding rings over cork insert reel seat. Dark green thread wraps with tipping. Blued nickel silver ferrule size 14 with ferrule plug. Oval stripping guide. Includes original labeled cloth bag and replacement Phillipson tube. Very good condition.


Hardy Bros.

BF1900 - Hardy Bros.

8'6", 2/1 Hollokona Phantom. Serial number H 62383.  Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip with downsliding aluminum cap and ring over cork insert. Black thread wraps with red tipping.  White agate stripping guide. Nickel silver ferrule size 17. Includes original labeled cloth bag and hexagonal tube missing cap. The cane is sound, finish is good. There is a cracked node between the first and second guide at the bottom of the tip. The tip section has a set. The tip top is grooved. The top guide on the butt section is missing. This fishing rod is deserving of these minor repairs. 

  • Listed: 1/15/2020
  • $495.00
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BF1906 - Hardy Bros.

8'6", 3/2 Palakona Fairy Serial number D 3976, Reverse full wells cork grip. Up-locking aluminum hardware over plastic insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 17 with ferrule plugs. Green thread wraps. White agate stripping guide. Includes original labeled bag and bamboo tube with canvas cover.  One tip is 3 inches short. Very good refinished condition.

  • Listed: 1/15/2020
  • $495.00
  • Details

BF1899 - Hardy Bros.

7'6", 2/1  C. C de France. No. E 72378. Cigar cork grip with down-sliding ring with cork insert reel seat. Brown wraps with full intermediates. White agate stripper and white agate tip top.  Blued nickel silver ferrules size 15 with ferrule plug. Includes labeled cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Good original condition.

BF1902 - Hardy Bros.

8', 3/1 C. C de France. No. F. 80211.  Cigar cork grip with down-sliding ring over cork insert reel seat. Red wraps with full intermediates. White agate stripper and tip top. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 17. Includes original bag with hang tag and replacement tube. The rod has been re-finished. The cane is sound; the finish is fair.


Abercrombie and Fitch

BF1904 - Edwards

8'6", 3/2 Made for Abercrombie and Fitch New York probably by Edwards.  Line weight 5. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut insert reel seat.  Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Agatine stripper guide. Includes 5 slot cloth bag and aluminum tube.  The cane is sound. The rod has been refinished. Two of the 3 tips have been scarfed. The cork grip has been sanded at its top.

  • Listed: 1/16/2020
  • $550.00
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Heddon

BF1892 - Heddon

7'6",2/2 Model # 20 Featherweight. Bill Stanley's Favorite.  Line weight 4/5. Weighs 3 1/4 oz. Half wells cigar grip. A thumb detent has been sanded into the top of the grip.  Down-locking reel seat hardware over brown Tenite insert.  Blackened nickel silver ferrule size 0 3/4. Maroon thread wraps which have been over varnished. Includes original labeled cloth bag and anodized maroon aluminum tube. The rod's varnish shows sings of mild crazing. The butt cap is slightly loose as is the hood.

  • Listed: 1/17/2020
  • $795.00
  • Details