Dickerson, Lyle -- Model 901812 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Lyle Dickerson Model 901812 bamboo rod - 9' for a 7 weight line, marked as weighing 5 1/4 oz.  Three-piece rod with three tip sections. The rod is in excellent+ restored condition. All sections are full length and straight. There were 74 of this model made according to the Dickerson ledger with only 23 known to exist when the book was published.

Bronze colored wraps and black tipping. Blued guides. Maroon agate stripping guide. The original script was retained during the restoration and remains clean and bold. Bronzed, ring hook-keeper. Blued nickel silver winding check. Slightly tapered cigar grip with down-locking hardware and walnut insert. The cork is lightly soiled and mildly ridged. There are also a few guide marks in the cork from being packed tightly in the tube. Oxidized nickel silver ferrules with a great fit. The action is buttery smooth, on the medium side of medium-fast. Actual weight is 5.30 oz. 

Comes with original fold-over bag with model designation in Dickerson's handwriting, and original brass-capped tube. Also includes a two sleeve tip bag to house the extra tip.

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