Hardy Palakona "Gladstone" Bamboo Rod 6'6 3wt - Mint!

For sale here is an amazing Hardy Palakona "Gladstone" bamboo rod, handmade in Alnwick, England by Calum Gladstone. This one is 6 1/2 feet in length, two sections with two tips for a three weight line. Mint unused condition. Beautifully flamed and varnished cane with striking golden nodes. Maroon silks. German silver cap and ring over all-cork reel seat. The rod weighs a mere 2 7/8 oz. The ferrules are size 11/64 and fit together nice and tightly. Medium slow to medium progressive action. A delightful small stream rod! Comes with its original two-compartment Hardy bag (with ferrule plug pocket) and original cordura Hardy rod tube. The rod was initially delivered in 2006 as a one-tip rod and the owner had Mr. Gladstone make another tip for the rod in 2007.