Dickerson, Lyle -- 8014 Guide Presentation Rod

For sale here is a very special rod. 8' 2/2 Lyle Dickerson 8014 Guide Presentation Rod. Ordered in December 1950 and delivered in 1951. 4 1/2 oz. for a 6 line. One of Dickerson's truly amazing casting rods. This presentation rod is neatly inscribed in Dickerson’s compact script, “To Jack Ferentz- From The Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union / Detroit Local Joint Executive Board A.F. of L.” Standard Dickerson brown wraps with black tipping. Reverse half wells grip with down-locking reel seat and walnut spacer. Single piece loop style hook keeper. Original bag and tube. Sparkling throughout & perhaps the best original condition Dickerson in existence with provenance from Lang's unbelievable single collection auction held in January 2004. Also includes a photocopy of the original rod order details from Dickerson's Ledger.