Title 7’0” EDWARDS QUADRATE Model 40 2/2. [ 1 tip down 1 ¾ in. at butt] 3 3/8 oz. DT-4/5 line. Bag & Tube.
Condition Very Good.
Seller ID FB 170111
FB 170111. 7’0” EDWARDS QUADRATE Model 40 2/2. [ 1 tip down 1 ¾ in. at butt] 3 3/8 oz. DT-4/5 line. 4.5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; Cigar grip; Bright N/S slide band over cork barrel into blued N/S cap; Squared-off Bakelite grip check; Marked: Edwards “Quadrate” / #40” in white ink on shaft; Wraps brown silk tipped lemon on blued snakes & tip tops over medium flamed bamboo; small red agate blued stripper; elaborate signature wraps at butt; Blued N/S ferrules in unique Quadrate configuration; in. cloth bag & alum. tube. [Cat. 2017.] 17-0111 koz. . –This rod drives a nice narrow loop with a SYLK DT-4; it would be a delight to fish on most waters. All sections straight, One tip is down 1 ¾ in. at butt end; cork grip moderately soiled; Bluing on ferrules show much wear as usual. The area at the stripping guide has some line marks; Varnish has some minor bag marks & a few nicks which have been polished. This rod casts a very nice line with a Sylk DT-4. Both tips perform very well with this line. Small Edwards Quadrates in original condition like this one are very hard to find. In orig. cloth bag & replacement alum. tube with rubber cap. With faults & short tip noted, Very Good. $1550