Sold Out $1,450.00 US
For sale here is a William A. (Bill) Harms 7'6" 2/2 5wt hex bamboo rod. Serial no. 762-012. The rod is in near mint original condition. All sections are full length and straight.
The rod features lightly flamed straw-colored cane. The wraps are a transparent honey-color with chestnut tipping save the tip-tops which are tipped in red. The ferrules are wrapped in magenta with black, gold, and red tipping. The winding check is chestnut tipped also with black, gold, and red. Tangerine colored agate stripping guide. The script, over a handsomely swelled butt remains clean and bold. Blued Garrison-style hook-keeper. The cigar grip measures 6 1/8" in length with only the lightest of handling marks. Elegant bright nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a fine mortised burl wood spacer. There is very light wear on the rim of the butt cap. The Swiss-style ferrules are size 12/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs 3.50 oz. The action is medium-fast and the taper is progressive. Includes original labeled bag and original tube with brass fittings and a fleece tube cover.
Don't miss out on this masterfully crafted rod from Mr. Harms, you won't be disappointed.