Dickerson, Lyle -- Model 7612 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Lyle Dickerson Model 7612 bamboo rod. 7 1/2 feet, two-piece rod with two tips. Dated 1949. The rod weighs 3 3/8 oz. 3x3 node pattern. Dry fly medium action best suited with a DT4 line. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut wood insert. Blued nickel silver ferrules. Cinnamon colored silk wraps tipped in black. No hook keeper. The cork grip shows some minimal ridging, but not overly objectionable. The rod was restored by Bob Summers and remains in excellent+ restored condition, with the original script fully retained. All sections are straight. Original bag & tube. According to the Dickerson book, there were only 29 7612's made by Dickerson and only 10 of those have surfaced over the years. You'll definitely look long and hard to find a Model 7612 in this condition, having not been compromised over the years.