Sold Out $1,595.00 US
For sale here is a fine Homer Jennings bamboo rod - 6'6" 3/2 for a 3 or 4 weight line. Serial no. 538. Made in 2002. The rod is in excellent++ condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Beautiful straw colored cane. Honey colored wraps with chestnut tipping. The ferrules are wrapped in chestnut and tipped in honey and chestnut. Ruby colored agate stripping guide. The script remains clean and bold. The two tips are distinguished by a 1 or 2 at the ferrule along with the serial number. Handsome swelled butt. Octagonal nickel silver winding check. Garrison/Ritz-style grip 4 3/4" in length. The cork shows only the lightest of handling marks. Nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a beautifully figured mortised olive wood spacer. There are a few very minor marks in the spacer from a reel foot.
The Swiss-style truncated ferrules are size 13/64 and 9/64 with a great fit. Includes original bamboo/cork ferrule plugs. The rod weighs 2.65 oz. The action is medium-fast.
Includes original cloth bag and brass capped aluminum tube. Save yourself the long multi-year wait for one of Homer's new rods and snag this beauty while you can!