Summers, RW (Bob) - Model 856 Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a Bob Summers Model 856 bamboo rod in excellent plus condition. 8 feet in length for a 5 or 6 line. Serial #1791 made in 1991. Darkly flamed. Exquisitely wrapped brown silks blend seamlessly with the flamed cane. Half wells grip. Down-locking german silver reel seat over walnut. Oxidized ferrules, bright guides and tip tops. Excellent ferrule fit, size 14/64. The rod comes with one wet tip and one dry tip as is Bob's usual way of making this model. The wet tip has black silk tipping at the tip-top and the dry tip has red. The rod weighs 5.25 oz. with the dry tip and 5.40 with the wet tip. Original bag with ferrule plug tethered to the top to prevent loss and original tube with fine brass fittings included.