Sold Out $1,500.00 US
For sale here is an Alan Kube 7'9" 4/2 5wt bamboo rod. Custom grade and built from a D.L. Whitehead travel rod taper. Serial no. 10807. Made in 2007. The rod is in excellent condition with light wear from honest fishing. All sections are full length and straight. Lightly tempered cane. Transparent honey colored wraps with red and black tipping. Lightly blued guides. Agate stripping guide. The tips are numbered for convenience. Cigar grip 6 3/8" in length with only light soiling. Nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a mortised Chechen burl spacer. There is some wear near the top of the mortise and the back of the spacer as well as some loss of bluing around the rim of the butt cap. Stamped into the butt cap is, "A. Kube Maker". The blued truncated Swiss-style ferrules are custom made with "A. Kube" stamped into each ferrule. The ferrule sizes are 9/64, 12/64, and 17/64 all with an excellent fit and include custom made ferrule plugs. The rod weighs 4 5/8 oz. The action is a swift medium-fast with delicate tips and a stout butt. An excellent travel rod from a very fine rod maker. Includes original bag with a pouch for ferrule plugs and original handmade tube with label. The rod information is also engraved into the brass tube cap.