Carpenter, Walt -- Browntone 7'3 4wt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a fine Walt Carpenter Browntone bamboo rod -- 7'3" for a 4 weight line. Three piece rod with two tips. The rod is in mint condition. All sections are full length and straight. Serial #291473. Rich browntone cane with chestnut brown wraps and black tipping. Gold and burgundy with the black at the male ferrules and winding check. Oxidized guides and ferrules. Lovely swelled butt. Cigar grip in superb condition. Blued wedding band style cap and ring reel seat with fine knurled edges over a burl wood spacer. Characteristic "W.E. Carpenter Maker" stamp on the butt cap. Ferrules size 13/64 and 9/64 and the fit is perfect. Rod weighs 3 5/8 oz. Authoritative medium-fast action. Original bag and tube with brass fitting and label as well as a green canvas rod bag. Walt also wrote on the tube label, "1st rod shipped from new shop 2010".