Orvis Model 99 8' 5-6wt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Model "99" bamboo rod -- 8' 2/2 5-6wt. Serial #41034 made in 1965. The rod is in excellent original condition with only light wear. 

Darkly tempered cane with crimson wraps and blued guides. The script remains as clean and bold as the day it was written. The varnish also remains in excellent condition. U-shaped hook keeper. The cigar grip measures 6" in length with moderate soiling and a small dent. Down-locking aluminum reel seat over a walnut spacer. The blued Swiss-style ferrules are size 13/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 4.35 oz. Medium-fast action. Includes the original grey bag and a Champion tube.