Payne Model 201 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Payne Model 201 bamboo rod in excellent condition - 8 feet, 3/2 for a 5 weight line. All sections are full length and straight. 

The rod features moderately tempered cane with chestnut wraps and gold tipping. Gold and purple tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Blued hardware with the exception of the reel seat. Agate stripping guide. Ring hook keeper over a handsome swelled butt. Reverse half-wells grip 5 3/8" in length with moderate soiling and a bit of light ridging. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat with a Spanish cedar spacer. "Sold by Abercrombie & Fitch" on the locking ring. Excellent ferrule fit. The rod weighs 4.30 oz. Medium-fast action. Includes the original bag and tube (sans label). 

Don't miss out on this exceptional example of the coveted Payne 201, one of the best dry fly rods ever made!