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Rick's Rods specializes in buying, selling, consigning high quality vintage and collectible bamboo fly fishing 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.


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.

Aroner, Marc

BF1732 - Marc Aroner

8', 3/2 Spring Creek. Line weight 7, Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking anodized hardware over maple wood insert with recessed hood. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 14 and 19 with ferrule plugs. Ferrules have some bluing wear. Translucent green thread wraps with red trim. Dual carbide stripper guides. Includes original cloth bag and Aroner stamped brass tube collar. Cane is sound. Excellent condition with exceptions noted.


Bennett Jr. John S.

BF2007 - John S. Bennett Jr.

8', 2/2  Line weight 6. Weighs 4.8 oz on our digital scale.  Cigar c ork grip. Down locking hardware over walnut insert reel seat. Black thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 13. Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube. The cane is sound, finish if fair.


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.  


Dickerson, Lyle

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. 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 grandeur for $500. 


Dunton, Sewell N. and Son

BF1979 - Dunton, Sewell N. and Son

9', 3/2 Anglers Choice Premium. Line weight 7. Half Wells cork grip. Down-locking wood insert with black hardware reel seat. Orange thread wraps with black trim. Blued ferrules sizes 11 and 17.  Includes cloth bag and labeled brass capped aluminum tube. One of the tips is 1/2 inch short. The condition good.


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. 


Elkhorn Rod Company

BF2130 - Elkhorn Rod Company

7', 2/2 Big Thompson. Serial number 031. Line weight 4. Reverse half wells cork grip. Down sliding cap and ring over wood insert. Brass ferrules size 13. Includes cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.

Gallas, John

BF2101 - John Gallas

7', 2/2 Berkshire Model 98 crafted by John Gallas using Payne 98 taper. Serial number 9364. Custom Cane Fly Rods. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding cap and ring over wood insert reel seat.  Line weight 4. Weighing 3.4 oz. Green thread wraps tipped in black. Black anodized nickel silver ferrules size 12. Includes cloth bag. brass capped aluminum tube and cloth tube cover. Very good condition.


Garrison, Everett

BF1935 - Everett Garrison

8'6", 3/2 Model 209. Serial number A 85 1. Line weight 5. The rod weighs 4.6 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrule sizes 11 and 16. Clear silk thread wraps tipped with black. This rod is in mint restored condition by Steve Blake.  Includes cloth bag and original aluminum tube.


Goodwin Granger / Wright and McGill

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.

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.

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.

BF1420 - Goodwin Granger

9'6", 3/2 Granger Victory 9660.Weighing 6 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. Thread wraps are silk black and orange jasper black trim.  Includes cloth bag and aluminum tube that are not original. Very good condition. Possibly refinished years ago.

BF2105 - Scott A. Whitman

8', 3/2 Granger DeLuxe CC GD8040.  Line weight 4. Weighs 4.2 oz. Coke bottle cork grip. Nickel silver down sliding band reel seat. Silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Agate stripper guide. Includes original black cloth bag and original black aluminum tube.  Very good condition.

BF2110 - Wright and McGill

7', 2/2 Granger Aristocrat GA7030. Line weight 4. Hammer handle cork grip. Tan silk thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrule size 12. Nickel silver up-locking reel seat. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The cane is sound, however there are several varnish chips. That is the reason for pricing it below market.

Hardy Bros.

BF2121 - Hardy Bros.

7'2" 2/2  Hollokona. Line weight 6. Cigar cork grip with sliding ring over cork reel seat.Black silk thread wraps with red tipping.  Carbide stripper guide.  Blued nickel silver ferrules size 14. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. One of the tip sections has a repair wrap to the butt end of the tip. Reverse twist English snake guides. Good condition.

Heddon

BF1859 - Heddon

9', 3/2 This rod was crafted by Heddon the late 1930's for Weber.  The trade made for the high grade rod was "Henshall HandKraft" equivalent to a Heddon #35. Model 3500. Line weight 6. Half wells cork grip. Down-locking Pyralin reel seat. The rod has been refinished with pongee pale tan color silk thread. Blackened nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 19. Includes original labeled bag and labeled aluminum tube.  The cane is sound. The varnish would benefit from polishing. The reel seat is not straight. 


Howells, G. H.

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. 

BF1575 - G. H. Howells

8', 2/2 Weighing 3 7/8 oz, for a 5 weight line. Serial number 3917, crafted in 1972. Carbide stripper guide, wrapped in brown thread with gold trim. Reverse half wells cork grip. Up-locking aluminum ring with wood insert reel seat. Includes original red cloth bag and un-labeled aluminum tube. The rod is in good condition with the following exceptions: First there are varnish chips above and below the signature wrap, the frame of the carbide stripping guide is bent, 1 tip is 1 1/2 inches short. 

BF2098 - G. H. Howells

7', 2/2 Serial number 6117. Line weight 5. Weighing 2 3/4 oz.  Cigar cork grip. Down sliding aluminum cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Tan thread wraps tipped with gold. Carbide stripper guide. Nickel silver ferrules size 12. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.


Jenkins, Charlie

BF2081 - Charlie Jenkins

7' 6", 2/2 Quad model flamed blanks. P475-3. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding blued cap and ring hardware over wood insert reel seat. Silk chestnut thread wraps. Blued nickel silver ferrule size 16. Includes original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.


Kushner, Morris

BF2047 - Morris Kushner

8', 3/1 Custom built by Morris Kushner 1957. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip measuring 5 1/2 inches. Down sliding cap and ring over walnut insert and butt cap reel seat. Yellow and black jasper thread wraps. The butt to mid ferrules are Super Z size 16. The mid to tip ferrules are Phillipson ferrules size 11. The mid section is 1/2 inch short and the tip is 1/4 inch short, probably due to the replacement ferrules. The rod appears to be refinished. The cane is sound, the finish good. Includes replacement cloth bag,  plastic bag and replacement aluminum tube.


Lacey, Gary

BF2031 - Gary Lacey

6'3" 3/2 Line weight 3. Weighing 2.9 oz. on our digital scale. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 8 and 13. Red thread wraps tipped with black. Agate stripper guide. There is no scripting on the rod except for Gary's Maker mark on the bottom of the butt cap. Includes original cloth bag and green aluminum tube. Possibly un-fished.


Leonard, H.L. Mills and Son

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.  

BF1673 - H. L. Leonard

8'6", 3/2 Model 51-7 Hunt pattern. Serial number 8152.  Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with tiger maple insert. Line weight 7. Rose thread wraps. Gun metaled nickel silver ferrules size 11 and 17. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in excellent condition and was fished 1 time. 

BF1790 - H. L. Leonard

8', 3/2 Hunt pattern. Model 50-7. Serial number 81292. Line weight 7. Cigar cork grip measuring 6 inches.  Down-sliding gun metaled nickel silver cap and ring reel seat with tiger maple insert. Rose silk thread wraps. Gun metaled nickel silver ferrules size 11 and 17. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. The rod is in mint, possibly un-fished condition.

BF1791 - H. L. Leonard

6'6", 2/2 Model 37H. Serial number 3153. Weighing 3.4 oz, on our digital scale.  Line weight 4.  Reverse half wells cork grip with recessed hood. Up-locking aluminum reel seat with butternut insert.  Tan thread wraps with brown tipping. Nickel silver ferrules size 11. Includes original cloth bag and non original aluminum tube. Very good condition. Although the cane is sound, the finish has some runs and sags.

BF1794 - H. L. Leonard

7', 2/2 Model 38H serial number 3397. This rod weighs 3 1/4 oz. Line weight 5.  Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with butternut insert. Translucent tan silk wraps with trim. Nickel silver ferrules size 12. Original bag stiffener and aluminum tube.  This rod is in very good condition. There is a 1/2 inch scuff on the butt section.

BF1819 - H. L. Leonard

7', 2/2 Model 38H serial number 1998. This rod weighs 3 1/4 oz. Line weight 5.  Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding cap and ring over butternut insert  reel seat. Red silk wraps. Nickel silver ferrules size 11. Original bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum tube.  This rod is in very good condition. One tip section is 8 inches short and is scarfable. Prior owner's name scratched on butt cap.

BF1956 - H. L. Leonard

7', 2/2 Model 38L. This rod weighs 1.8 ozs on our digital scale. Line weight 3/4. Cigar cork grip, down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over butternut insert. Red silk wraps. Nickel silver ferrules size 9. Original bag with hang tag, stiffener and original brass capped aluminum tube.  The rod is in excellent refinished condition. One tip is 1/2 inch short and has been scarfed between the tip top and guide.

BF1986 - H. L. Leonard

8', 3/2 Model 50. Serial number 898. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking hardware over butternut insert reel seat. Wrapped with non original burgundy thread. Swelled butt. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 16. Includes original cloth bag and brass-capped aluminum tube. The cane is sound; the finish is fair. The rod has been re-finished. Original owner's name inscribed on butt section.

BF2093 - H. L. Leonard

6'6", 2/2 Model 37H. Serial number 3032. Line weight 4.  Reverse half wells cork grip with recessed hood. Up-locking aluminum reel seat with butternut insert.  Tan thread wraps with burgundy tipping. Agate stripper guide. Nickel silver ferrules size 11 with ferrule plug. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition. 

BF2122 - H. L. Leonard

8', 2/2 Duracane Model 805, serial number 2541. Line weight 5.  Blued nickel silver ferrules size 12. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Red silk thread wraps with black tipping. Original bag with stiffener and labeled aluminum tube. The rod has been re-wrapped and the stripper has been replaced. One of the tip sections has a water mark at the ferrule end as shown in the image. Good overall condition.

Mills and Son

BF1988 - Mills and Son

9' 3/2 Standard Model. Cigar cork grip measuring 4 3/4 inches. Down sliding cap and ring over wood insert reel seat. Thread wraps burgundy with tan intermediates. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. The butt and tips are full length. The mid is 1 1/4 inches short. Includes cloth bag and original brass capped aluminum tube. The rod has been re-finished. The cane is sound: the finish is fair.


Montague

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.

Orvis

BF1350 - Orvis

10' 6" 3 piece Bakelite Salmon fly rod tip section. Serial number 2512 crafted in 1946. Nickel silver ferrule size 14. Very good condition.

BF1878 - Orvis

7'6" , 2/2 Adirondack. Serial #90854 Line weight 5. Weighing 4 1/8 oz. Reverse half wells cork grip with up-sliding nickel silver  hardware over cork centered wood frame reel seat. Burgundy  thread wraps tipped in black. Carbide stripper guide. Nickel silver ferrules size 13. Swelled butt. Full flex. Includes original cloth bag, labeled aluminum tube. Very good condition.

BF2045 - Orvis

7'6" 2/1 Midge rod, custom crafted on Orvis blanks using Orvis components.   Weighing 3 5/8 oz. Line weight 5.  Cigar cork grip. Down locking aluminum hardware over wood insert reel seat. Brown thread wraps. Includes original cloth bag and tube. The butt of the tip section has a repaired hook dig. Good condition.

BF2097 - Orvis

7'6" 2/2 Impregnated Madison. Serial number 54995. Line weight 7.  Weighing 4 oz. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum hardware  over wood insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver size 13 ferrule.  This rod is wrapped in  brown thread. Carbide stripping guide.  Original owner's name stamped on the butt cap. Includes original bag, Orvis aluminum tube and warranty information. Very good condition.

BF2123 - Orvis

8', 2/2 Impregnated Battenkill. Serial number 47362. Weighing 4 3/8 oz. Line weight 7/8. 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 13. Carbide stripper guide. Includes  original cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube.  The condition is very good.


Pezon et Michel

BF2033 - Pezon et Michel

8'10", 2/2 Parabolic action. Line weight DT5. Detachable 10 inch full wells cork grip. Down sliding cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Engraved on the butt cap is "Pezon et Michel Paris Amboise.  Burgundy thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrule size 15. Includes original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube with tube cover. The cane is sound. The finish is fair and has been over varnished.  


Phillipson

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. 

BF1432 - Phillipson

9', 3/2 Paragon  model, weighing 5 5/8 oz.,  HCH or 7 line weight. "Made from good grade imported Tonkin Cane, split with the grain for strength and resiliency.  Full wells cork grip.  Black plastic no rock reel seat with aluminum hardware.  Gold tone thread.  Includes replacement bag Victory cardboard tube. Very good condition with the exception that 1 tip is 1/2 inch short the mid appears to be 1/4 inch long. The wraps have been over-varnished. 

BF2021 - Phillipson

9', 3/2 Powr Pakt. HCH Line weight-6. Down-locking black plastic reel seat with aluminum hardware. The wraps are golden yellow nylon tipped with black. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 18. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition.

BF2096 - Phillipson

6', 2/1 Paramount bait casting rod. The rod weighs 4.5 oz. The size 16 hard-drawn nickel silver ferrules were crafted by the late Paul Hightower. The rod has a straight cork grip with down-locking hardware reel seat. The guides are  wrapped black and white jasper, tipped in black and gold silk thread which has ambered over time.  Includes non original bag and original labeled aluminum tube. The finish has minor varnish chips.


Powell, Walton

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.

 


Shakespeare

BF1858 - Shakespeare

8'6", 3/2 Trout Master model. Line weight 6/7. Half wells cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with Celluloid insert. Black and orange jasper thread wraps. Chrome ferrules sizes 13 and 19.  Agatine stripper guide. Includes bag and non original tube. Although the cane is sound, the rod has been poorly re-finished and would benefit from polishing. 


Sharpe, J. S.

BF1971 - J. S. Sharpe Ltd.

8'8", 2/2 Scottie  Featherweight Salmon rod. Cigar cork grip. Down-locking aluminum reel seat with detachable fighting butt. Bronze ferrules size 16. Burgundy thread wraps. Includes original labeled cloth bag and aluminum tube. The cane is sound which has been over-varnished. Good condition. 


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.

BF1982 - South Bend

8', 3/2 Tube is labeled Cross Double Built. Line weight 5. Trout rod. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with wood insert reel seat. Ferrules size 10 and 16. Orange thread wraps tipped black. Includes replacement bag and replacement brass capped aluminum tube. The rod has been refinished. One tip is 1 inch short. The scripting and decals have been removed. Good condition.

BF1983 - South Bend

Mode 469-7.  Fly spin comb bamboo rod. Long cork handle with sliding rings for a spinning reel. Up-locking reel seat with black plastic insert for the fly reel.  Green thread wraps with white trim. Chrome ferrule size 16. Includes replacement bag and W&M aluminum tube. The rod has been refinished. The condition is good.

BF2036 - South Bend

7'6", 2/2 Model 29 which preceded Model 290. Line weight D or HCH 6 or 7. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking aluminum reel seat. Orange and black silk thread wraps. Ferrule size 15. Includes original labeled bag. Good condition. 


Sweet Water Fly Rods

BF2032 - George Mauer

6'6", 2/2  The Commissioner model. Number # 001 GEM. Line weight 4. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding cap and ring over wood insert. Black thread wraps. Nickel silver ferrule size 14. Carbide stripper guide. Includes original cloth bag, brass capped anodized black aluminum tube and cloth tube cover. Very good condition.


Thomas and Thomas

BF1586 - Thomas and Thomas

7'6", 3/2 Special Trouter.Impregnated. Classic series Midge rod. Serial number 3562. The rod weighs 3.9 oz. on our digital scale. Line weight 5. Translucent thread wraps. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding nickel silver cap and ring over walnut insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 16. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. Very good refinished condition. Line weight 5. Translucent thread wraps. Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding  cap and ring over walnut insert reel seat. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 12 and 17. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. 

BF1960 - Thomas and Thomas

8', 2/2 Hendrickson varnished. Serial number 2579. Line weight 6. Translucent thread wraps. Cigar cork grip. Down sliding blued nickel silver cap and ring over cork insert reel seat. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 16. Carbide stripping guide. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube. Very good condition.

BF2015 - Thomas and Thomas

8', 2/2 Midge serial number 2927. Varnished rod. Line weight 5. Cigar cork grip. Up-locking hardware over walnut insert reel seat.  Translucent tan thread wraps. Swelled butt. Blued nickel silver ferrules size 16. Carbide stripper guide.  Includes original cloth bag with stiffener and brass capped aluminum tube. The condition is mint un-fished. 

BF2028 - Thomas and Thomas

8', 3/3 Paradigm Model.  Serial number 3730.  Line weight 5.  Cigar cork grip. Down-sliding blackened nickel silver cap and ring over wood insert reel seat. Translucent thread wraps tipped with red. Carbide stripper guide. Blackened Nickel silver ferrules sizes 13 and 17. Swelled butt.  Includes original cloth bag with hang tag and aluminum tube.  Very good with the following exception. One of the original tips has a blind wrap between the first and second guide. See image. The replacement tip was crafted by Thomas and Thomas. However, the cane is a lighter color than the others.


Thomas, F. E.

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. 

BF1989 - Sam Carlson

8', 3/2 Thomas "Four" Model 6215 - 4853. Quad crafted in 1962 by Sam Carlson Thomas Rod Company.  Reverse half wells with quad shaped cork at top 2 inches of the cork grip. Up-locking reel seat with walnut insert. Burgundy silk thread wraps with black tipping. Blued nickel silver ferrules sizes 11 and 16. Includes original cloth bag and labeled brass capped aluminum tube. The rod has been professionally refinished. 


Unknown

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.

BF2083 - Unknown maker

9' 3/2 Line weight 6-7. Cork grip. Agate stripper and 1 agate tip top. Burgundy thread wraps. Guide on the bottom of the mid section is missing. Includes tip holder with bag for tips. Cane is sound, finish fair.


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.  


Whitman, Scott

BF2105 - Scott A. Whitman

8', 3/2 Granger DeLuxe CC GD8040.  Line weight 4. Weighs 4.2 oz. Coke bottle cork grip. Nickel silver down sliding band reel seat. Silk thread wraps are black and white jasper with gold tipping. Nickel silver ferrules sizes 10 and 15. Agate stripper guide. Includes original black cloth bag and original black aluminum tube.  Very good condition.