Half wells cork grip with added on aluminum thumb rest.
8' 8", 2/3 This rod has 3 original tips, each of which is for a different line weight.
7', 2/2 Peerless rod Handcrafted for Dick Sherman by P.
The Perfection hard chrome snakes and carbide stripping guide are wrapped with Nymo Turf tan thread. Includes an original cloth bag and replacement aluminum tube. However, we have no hard evidence to verify the provenance of this rod. Includes an original cloth bag and Phillipson aluminum tube for the Master model.
Steve Blake, in Sisters, OR, will restore this rod to its former grandeur for 0.
Size 12 and 18 nickel silver ferrules are indicative of a 9050 Granger which we believe this rod used to be. Black and orange jasper silk thread tipped with black. Condition is very good except for chip in cork and some knurling wear on the reel seat.7', 2/1 Water Seal model FA, impregnated cane, burgundy wraps with white trim. Duplicated Mark II, smooth brass foot, telephone latch, ebonite knob, RHW. 7', 3/2 Golden special rod, serial number 1317, 4/5 weight. The cigar shaped grip is formed from 1/4 inch cork rings. The gold plated serrated nickel silver ferrules are wrapped with 6/0 Pearsall's white silk thread tipped with a single strand black ring. 7'6', 2/1 Model 7612 There were 29 7612 rods in Dickerson's ledger, 10 of which are known to still exist. The reel seat hardware is gold plated nickel silver cap and ring with ebony wood insert. 9'6", 3/2 Early 1900's , Radio brand down-locking nickel silver reel seat, nickel silver ferules, flamed cane, jasper wraps with intermediates, brass-capped aluminum tip holder, aluminum tube, excellent condition. Reverse half wells cork grip with down-locking aluminum hardware over walnut wood insert. Very fine, not pre-owned or read.7'6", 2/2 Performance taper. This rod is similar to a Phillipson Haywood Zephyr and was built to be used with a W and M Fre Line reel. Included is a digital photo of Michael signing these books at the Colorado Bamboo Conclave August 2, 2010. Although, the weight on the hang tag says 3 3/4 oz., the actual weight on our scale is 4 3/4 oz.