Payne Model 98 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Payne Model 98 bamboo rod -- 7' 2/2 for a four weight line. Truly one for the most discriminating of classic rod collectors! The rod remains in excellent+ original condition having been used very sparingly. All sections are full length and straight. 

Chestnut wraps and gold tipping. Gold and burgundy tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Oxidized hardware. Ever so slightly swelled butt with a ring hook keeper. Nickel silver checks. The classic cigar grip measures 5 3/8" with only light soiling. Nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a mortised Spanish cedar spacer. The seat and spacer remain in excellent condition. Excellent ferrule fit. Original ferrule plug included. The rod weighs an even 3 oz. The action is a wonderful medium fast dry fly, capable of considerable finesse. Includes the original bag with hang-tag intact and the original tube with label 95% remaining. Also comes with a navy blue tube cover.

A great example of perhaps the most popular seven foot bamboo rod ever made!