Sold Out $750.00 US
For sale here is an impregnated Orvis "Superfine" 6'6" 2/2 5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 46361. Weight 2 1/4 oz. Made in 1967. The rod is in excellent original condition. All sections are full length and reasonably straight. Darkly tempered cane with caramel wraps. The wraps and varnish remain in excellent condition. Bright guides, carbide stripper. Petite 4" cigar grip appears to have been cleaned and is slightly ridged. Dual aluminum sliding ring reel seat over a mortised cork spacer. The spacer is also slightly ridged. Aluminum "button" butt cap. The blued ferrules are size 11/64 with an excellent fit. The dry-fly action is medium fast. Though it is labeled as a 6wt a line size down (sometimes two) is usually best with Orvis rods. Includes original gray bag and tube with silver and blue foil label. Don't miss out on this terrific example of an original 1960's Superfine. You won't be disappointed!