Sharpe, J.S. - "The Aberdeen" 12' 3/2 8wt Bamboo Rod

For sale here is an impregnated J.S. Sharpe The "Aberdeen" 12' 3/2 8wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 6-9-1. Excellent original condition though the wraps could use a light varnish overcoat. All sections are full length with a minor set in one tip. The tips were made 1 1/8" shorter than the butt and mid. 

Moderately tempered cane with burgundy wraps. Copper or brass wire wraps at the ferrules with burgundy tipping. The decals and script remain clean and bold free of any defect. The two-handed grip is a total of 21" from the winding check to the bottom of the fighting butt. The cork shows only the lightest soiling and is quite smooth. Aluminum cap and ring style reel seat. The hard rubber fighting butt is free of any cracks or chips. "J.S. Sharpe Ltd Aberdeen" is stamped into the fighting butt check. The oxidized brass ferrules are size 20/64 and 27/64 with a great fit. Red witness marks as well as "18" stamped into each ferrule. The rod weighs 14.90 oz. Includes original bag with label.