Orvis Wes Jordan 8' 7wt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Wes Jordan 8' 2/2 7wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 78410, made in 1976. The rod is in excellent original condition. The rod was very well cared for. All sections are full length with very slight sets in both tips. 

Transparent caramel colored wraps. The varnish on the wraps remains in excellent condition. Bright guides. The script is as clean and bold as the day it was written. Along with the rod information, the original owner's name is also written. bronzed, ring hook keeper. Aluminum winding check. Cigar-style grip 6 1/2" in length with light soiling and some minor ridging. The grip features thumb and palm indentations. Aluminum down-locking reel seat over a lightly varnished walnut spacer. The original owner's name is stamped into the bottom of the butt cap. The blued step-down ferrules are size 13/64 with a great fit. The rod weighs 4.45 oz. Medium-fast action for a 7 line though the rod is marked for an 8wt. The butt provides ample power while the limber tip section allows for delicacy and excellent tippet protection. The rod includes the original green bag and leather tube that has developed a very handsome patina from age and use. Don't miss out on this wonderful example of one of the best rods Orvis ever produced.