Uslan, Nat -- 7'6 2/2 5wt Penta Bamboo Rod

For sale here is a pentagonal impregnated Nat Uslan "Deluxe Rod" Model no. 7513 -- 7'6" 2/2 5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 605.56. Made in 1956. The rod remains in excellent+ original condition having been fished sparingly. All sections are full length and straight. Uslan is best known for making quality rods and being one of the main innovators of the five-sided rod. 

The rod features impregnated dark straw colored cane with cinnamon wraps and pale yellow tipping. Blued guides. The script remains clean and bold. The varnish over the script and wraps is also in fine condition. Snake guide-style hook keeper. The reverse half-wells grip measures 6" with only light soiling. There are a few small dents towards the bottom. Aluminum up-locking reel seat over a fine cedar spacer. The Super-Z brand ferrules have an excellent fit and include the original solid nickel silver ferrule plug. The rod weighs 4.05 oz. The dry-fly action is on the faster side of medium-fast. Well balanced with excellent recovery. Original bag and tube included.