Sold Out $3,200.00 US
For sale here is a Paul H. Young Perfectionist Model -- 7'6" 2/2 4-5wt bamboo fly rod. Serial no. 4560. Made during the Bob Summers' era at the PHY Rod Co. The rod is in excellent+ and original condition. All sections are full length, straight and have never been repaired.
The rod features the signature PHY mottle-flamed look that appeals to so many. Deep golden/copper wraps blend well for an understated look. Blued guides. Carbide stripping guide. The script, in Bob Summers' hand, remains clean and bold. It reads, First flat: "Dale R. Tyree" Second flat: A Paul H. Young Co. Rod Third flat: Perfectionist 7'6" 2 1/2 oz.
Garrison style hook keeper. Cigar/Garrison-style grip only lightly soiled and quite smooth. Black aluminum dual sliding band reel seat with a cork spacer. The step-down ferrules are size 12/64 with a nice and tight fit. The parabolic action is medium-fast. The rod weighs 2.95 oz. Includes original satin bag showing only light wear with a small hole at the bottom of the butt sleeve and the first tip sleeve. Also, includes the original Champion-style tube. The tube is housed in a canvas cover for protection.
Don't miss out on this exceptional example of a Summers era "Perfectionist". You will not be disappointed.
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