Sold Out $4,500.00 US
For sale here is a rarely seen Gary Howells 8' 2/2 3wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 6205. Built in 1995. The rod is in near mint+ condition. All sections are full length and straight. Copper colored wraps and gold tipping. Burgundy and gold tipping at the winding check. Bronzed guides. Bright aluminum winding check. Reverse half wells grip with a mild taper 6" in length. The cork shows only light handling marks. There is also a faint pink ring around the bottom of the grip from the red rod bag. This is common with Howells rods. Up-locking nickel silver reel seat over a beautifully figured wood spacer. The ferrules are size 12/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs a svelte 3.75 oz. The action is on the medium side of medium-fast. Original bag and special tube (yes, original). Don't miss out on this rod, you will not be disappointed!
The rod is being sold by the original owner and the provenance shown in the photos is included with the sale. We have photo-shopped out the owner's address.