For sale here is a scarce Paul H. Young Para 16 bamboo rod. The rod is in excellent restored condition. There is an invisible repair wrap on one tip under the first guide down from the tip-top. Also there are two invisible lift wraps on this tip between the 6th and 7th guides from the tip-top. The one furthest up is 1" and the one closer to the ferrule is 1 1/4". One small chip in the varnish exists below the "Y" in the script. All of the restoration work was performed by Glenn Brackett while at R.L. Winston. The second tip has no repairs. Nickel silver cap and down-locking ring over cork. Reverse half wells grip. Slight ridging in the cork. Golden silks compliment the cane in an understated way. Brackett's handwriting appears on 4 flats. First flat: "The Paul H. Young Rod Co.". Second flat: " 'Para 16' ". Third flat: "8 1/2' - 4.375 oz". Fourth flat: "H.C.H or H.C.F". The ferrule size is 16/64 and the fit is excellent. Medium-fast parabolic action. As stated in the script, for a 7 weight line. The rod weighs 4 7/8 oz.