8’0: HARDY C.C de FRANCE 3/2. [1 Tip down 1/2 In. –made that way]; 3 3/4 oz. #5/6 line.SOLD

By: HARDY

Price: $395.00

Quantity: 1 available


FB 180144. 8’0: HARDY C.C de FRANCE 3/2. [1 Tip down 1/2 In. –made that way]; 3 3/4 oz. #5/6 line. 5.5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 16/64” bttt’ bright alum. Housed butt cap & Slide band over cork in alum. cap; cap marked: “Made by /Hardy’s / England / E 80224” [1951[; Cigar grip; Marked: “Palakona” / Regd. Trade Mark / The C.C.De France” in spiral black ink; Wraps black silk with full intermediates over bronze guides & tip top on pale varnished bamboo; Agatipe stripper; Blued N/S ferrules; in Hardy Bag & Hardy Alum. Tube. [Cat. 2018.] FB 180144 i- This 1951 Hardy is called “A very light rod of great power, similar to rods used with many successes in the Casting Club de France Tournaments.” The rod drives a DT-5 or 6 line with real authority; It would be fun to fish. The grip is mildly soiled; one tip is a later rebuild with maroon wraps and a tip 1 in. longer than the original All sections straight. The original tip ferrule does not seat all the way. One guide has been rewrapped on mid-section. With noted problems, about Good-Very Good. $395 SOLD

Title: 8’0: HARDY C.C de FRANCE 3/2. [1 Tip down 1/2 In. –made that way]; 3 3/4 oz. #5/6 line.SOLD

Author / Maker: HARDY

Categories: FLY ROD BAMBOO,

Condition: Good-Very Good

Seller ID: FB 180144

Keywords: 1951 HARDY Bamboo Fly Rod,