Sold Out $650.00 US
For sale here is an exquisite little rod built by AJ Thramer from his Classic Taper Series. An "F.E. Thomas Fairy Browntone Taper" 6'8" 2/2 for a 3 weight line. Serial no. E12. The rod is in excellent plus condition. Classic browntone cane. Mahogany wraps, red tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Blued hardware. Agate stripping guide. Beautiful swelled butt that looks great on this thin rod. Both tips feature the rod's serial number. Blued, nickel-silver winding check. Ring hook keeper embedded in the cork just below the check. Classic cigar grip 5" in length with minimal soiling. Blued, nickel-silver cap and ring reel seat with a mortised walnut spacer. Bluing on reel seat does show some wear. Ferrules size 10/64, the fit is perfect. The action is a sweet medium-fast dry-fly, capable of the utmost delicacy. A true small stream gem. The rod weighs 2 1/2 oz. Includes original bag and tube with black crinkle finish and label fully intact.
Note: Mr. Thramer has posted on his site that he will no longer be making fly rods as of August 2017. He also stated he will only be making certain models of rods for this upcoming year and this FET Fairy did not make the list. Don't miss out!