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Image for 10’0” ABBEY & IMBRIE “EMPIRE CITY” 3/2. [1 tip & mid down 1.5 in.] Circa 1890-1900.  Calcutta Bamboo. 6 7/8 oz. #6 line. Wood form case with Canvas & Leather Over Bag.

10’0” ABBEY & IMBRIE “EMPIRE CITY” 3/2. [1 tip & mid down 1.5 in.] Circa 1890-1900. Calcutta Bamboo. 6 7/8 oz. #6 line. Wood form case with Canvas & Leather Over Bag.

By: ABBEY & IMBRIE

Price: $400.00  $320.00

Seller ID: FB 180245

Condition: Very Good


FB 180245 10’0” ABBEY & IMBRIE “EMPIRE CITY” 3/2. [1 tip & mid down 1.5 in.] Circa 1890-1900. Calcutta Bamboo. 6 7/8 oz. #6 line. 5.5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; 18/64” Butt; Full N/S DL Slide Band Reel Seat; rolled & soldered; marked: “Empire City / (Logo Trade Mark) /Hand Made.” 6 in. Cigar grip of 3/8” cork rings; N/S grip check; Wraps Black silk on drop-ring guides with Pale Green Silk full intermediates; Bright N/S ferrules rolled & soldered; in wood form case with Canvas & Leather Over Bag. [Cat. 2018] FB 180245 con-pa. –This 1890-1900 antique rod has some mystery to it. ... View more info

Image for 5’6” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH YELLOWSTONE SPECIAL 2/1 Bait Caster. 5/8 oz plugs. 3 ft. tip; 2 ½ ft. butt; cloth  bag & Cardboard Tube.

5’6” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH YELLOWSTONE SPECIAL 2/1 Bait Caster. 5/8 oz plugs. 3 ft. tip; 2 ½ ft. butt; cloth bag & Cardboard Tube.

By: ABERCROMBIE & FITCH

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Seller ID: FB 180150

Condition: Vefry Good-Near Fine


FB 180150. 5’6” ABERCROMBIE & FITCH YELLOWSTONE SPECIAL 2/1 Bait Caster. 5/8 oz plugs. 3 ft. tip; 2 ½ ft. butt; 7/64” tip; 15/64” mid; 4 ½ in. rear grip; 2 in. fore grip; D/L bright alum screw lock over wood barrel into cap; Swelled butt going into grip; Marked above grip: “A & F Yellowstone Special”; wraps brown tipped gold on agate guides & tip top; bright N/S ferrule; in cloth bag & Cardboard Tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180150 rx. –Well-made 5/8 oz. bait casting rod; grip mildly soiled; all sections straight. Reel seat fittings and grip shapes do not match bait casting rods made b... View more info

Image for 8’6” ARTHUR TAYLOR ”NOVA SCOTIA SPECIAL” 2/2.  5 1/8 oz. #7/8 Line.

8’6” ARTHUR TAYLOR ”NOVA SCOTIA SPECIAL” 2/2. 5 1/8 oz. #7/8 Line.

By: ARTHUR TAYLOR

Price: $1,050.00  $840.00

Seller ID: FB-180013

Condition: Very Good


FB-180013. 8’6” ARTHUR TAYLOR ”NOVA SCOTIA SPECIAL” 2/2. 5 1/8 oz. #7/8 Line. 6/64” tip; 17/64” mid; U/L bright alum. screw lock marked: “James/ Schaaf/ Rod Maker” inside oval; morticed wood into hooded cap; Cigar grip; Flap-ring hook keeper; Marked on shaft: “Arthur Taylor – 89.30 #5/ “Nova Scotia Special” 7-8 L./ Jim Schaaf Rod Co.” Wraps cinnamon silk on chrome guides over medium flamed varnished bamboo; agate stripper; intermediate wraps on butt, but not on tips; blued n/s ferrules; original tip for #7 line marked: 89-30 #5 N. S.S.” other tip for #8 line light... View more info

Image for 7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 5/8 oz. #6 line. Cloth Bag, no Tube.

7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 5/8 oz. #6 line. Cloth Bag, no Tube.

By: BRANDNETH

Price: $275.00  $220.00

Seller ID: FB 180250

Condition: As New


FB 180250 7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 5/8 oz. #6 line. 6/64” tip; 17/64” mid; U/L oxidized aluminum screw lock over dark wood into cap; Cigar grip; Marked:”G.R. Brandneth / Derby/ 7 ft. #6.” on shaft; Wraps orange & black variegated silk on bronze snakes & tip top; Red agate stripper; medium varnished bamboo; Oxidized N/S ferrules. In Wool Plaid bag, no tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180250 con-pa – This is a real tip action dry fly rod with most of the flex in the upper one third. A handsome rod by an unknown British maker. All sections straight & full length; ferrules fit wel... View more info

Image for 7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 3/8 oz. #6/7 line. Cloth Bag, no Tube.

7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 3/8 oz. #6/7 line. Cloth Bag, no Tube.

By: BRANDNETH

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Seller ID: FB 180251

Condition: As New


FB 180251 7’0” G.R. BRANDNETH “DERBY” 2/1. 4 3/8 oz. #6/7 line. 6/64” tip; 16/64” mid; D/L oxidized aluminum screw lock over dark wood into cap; Cigar grip; Marked:”G.R. Brandneth / Derby/ 7 ft. #6-7 / Impregnated.” on shaft; Wraps orange & black variegated silk on bronze snakes & tip top; Red agate stripper; medium varnished bamboo; Oxidized N/S ferrules. In Wool Plaid bag, no tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180251 con-pa – I cast this rod with both a DT-6 & DT-7. The DT-6 barely flexed the rod until 40 ft. of line was out. The DT-7 was much better. The rod drove a nice narrow loop wi... View more info

Image for 9’0” GEO. H. BURTIS 3/2. [ both tips down about 1 ½ in.] [Circa 1895-1916]  5 oz. #4 line. 4.5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 17/64” butt; Reel Seat N/S plate with N/S slide band over bamboo and cedar moticed butt , with butt extending 1 in. beyond the seat; bright N/S butt & grip check; swelled grip with cedar inserts starts about 2 in. above grip;

9’0” GEO. H. BURTIS 3/2. [ both tips down about 1 ½ in.] [Circa 1895-1916] 5 oz. #4 line. 4.5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 17/64” butt; Reel Seat N/S plate with N/S slide band over bamboo and cedar moticed butt , with butt extending 1 in. beyond the seat; bright N/S butt & grip check; swelled grip with cedar inserts starts about 2 in. above grip;

By: BURTIS

Price: $350.00  $280.00

Seller ID: FB 180069

Condition: Fine Restored


FB 180069. 9’0” GEO. H. BURTIS 3/2. [ both tips down about 1 ½ in.] [Circa 1895-1916] 5 oz. #4 line. 4.5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 17/64” butt; Reel Seat N/S plate with N/S slide band over bamboo and cedar moticed butt , with butt extending 1 in. beyond the seat; bright N/S butt & grip check; swelled grip with cedar inserts starts about 2 in. above grip; Cigar grip of sheet cork; wraps orange with full intermediates on varnished pale bamboo;; brass drop-ring guides with brass keepers; All sections straight with tips down 1 ½ in.; in green felt wood-form rod protector, covered with clot... View more info

Image for 8’0” CABELA’S 2/1. 5 oz. #6 line.

8’0” CABELA’S 2/1. 5 oz. #6 line.

By: CABELA'S

Price: $225.00  $180.00

Seller ID: FB 130443

Condition: As New


8’0”CABELA’S 2/1. [Tip down 1” – made that way]. 5 oz. #6 line. 6/64” tip; 16/64” mid; D/L slide band alum. over wood barrel into cap; Full Wells grip 7 ½ in. long; Marked: “Cabela’s Impregnated Bamboo/ 8 ft. 6 wt. line.” Wraps maroon on bright snakes & tip top over medium varnished bamboo; bright N/S ferrules; In Cloth Bag, no Tube. 13-0443 con-dc. –An easy casting rod with an oversize grip. Origin of rod blank and maker uncertain. As New. [$325] SALE $225 View more info

Image for  9’6” CHUBB/ MONTAGUE 3/2. [Both tips down 2 in.]   Circa 1910- 1920. 7 oz. #6/7 line. In Wood Form Case.

9’6” CHUBB/ MONTAGUE 3/2. [Both tips down 2 in.] Circa 1910- 1920. 7 oz. #6/7 line. In Wood Form Case.

By: CHUBB-MONTAGUE

Price: $250.00  $200.00

Seller ID: FB 180244

Condition: Good-Very Good


FB 180244 9’6” CHUBB/ MONTAGUE 3/2. [Both tips down 2 in.] Circa 1910- 1920. 7 oz. #6/7 line. 5.5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 18/64” butt; DL full N/S screw lock with Chas. H. Terry May 15, 1906 patent reel seat; 8 in. Cigar grip; N/S grip check; Wraps red silk tipped black on bronze snakes & tip tops; full intermediate wraps of alternating red/red/red & black/red/black; Red Agate stripper; bright N/S serrated ferrules; in wood form case. [Cat. 2018] FB 180244 con-pa. –This 1910-1920’s rod delivers a softly-falling fly with a DT6 line. Some fishermen would have trouble getting used... View more info

Image for 9’6” EDWARD VOM HOFE  3/2. [Mid down 2 in.] Circa 1922-1928. 6 3/8 oz. #8 line.  Cloth bag & Aluminum Tube.

9’6” EDWARD VOM HOFE 3/2. [Mid down 2 in.] Circa 1922-1928. 6 3/8 oz. #8 line. Cloth bag & Aluminum Tube.

By: EDWARD VOM HOFE

Price: $350.00  $280.00

Seller ID: FB 180248

Condition: Very Good


FB 180248 9’6” EDWARD VOM HOFE 3/2. [Mid down 2 in.] Circa 1922-1928. 6 3/8 oz. #8 line. 5/64” tip; 13/64” mid; 19/64” butt; Bright N/S full metal reelseat with sliding band into soldered cap; Marked: “Edw. Vom Hofe & Co./ Makers-N.Y.” opposite cap; Short 5 1/2 in. Full Wells cork grip; N/S winding check; Wraps brown silk on bronze snakes & tip tops; Bright Perfection Stripper; on pale varnished cane; Bright N/S serrated ferrules; in cloth bag & Aluminum Tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180248 con-pa. –I took this rod out to the windy climes of Keeler Ave., & put a DT7F line on it. When i... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: EDWARDS

Price: $1,250.00  $1,060.00

Seller ID: FB 170111

Condition: Very Good.


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 boz. . –This rod drives a nice narrow... View more info

Image for 7’9” GARRISON 206. 2/2. C-7.9-6 [1933] 3 ½ oz. #4 line; D/L bright N/S slide band over cork into N/S cap; Early Garrison grip; no hook keeper; Marked in black ink: ”Garrison – 206 / C-7.9-6.” [1933]

7’9” GARRISON 206. 2/2. C-7.9-6 [1933] 3 ½ oz. #4 line; D/L bright N/S slide band over cork into N/S cap; Early Garrison grip; no hook keeper; Marked in black ink: ”Garrison – 206 / C-7.9-6.” [1933]

By: GARRISON

Price: $6,000.00

Seller ID: FB 180116.

Condition: New Restored with Exceptions


FB 180116. 7’9” GARRISON 206. 2/2. C-7.9-6 [1933] 3 ½ oz. #4 line. 4.5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; D/L bright N/S slide band over cork into N/S cap; Early Garrison grip; no hook keeper; Marked in black ink: ”Garrison – 206 / C-7.9-6.” Marked: “206-M/ C-7.9-6” at base of each tips. Wraps translucent yellow silk over dark snakes, stripper, & tip tops on pumpkin -colored varnished bamboo; Grip check and ferrule winding of black silk; early Halstead-type bright N/S ferrules; in probable replacement bag & newer Leather rod tube from Thomas & Thomas. [Cat. 2018] FB 180116 con-eg. – G... View more info

Image for 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER VICTORY. 3/1 [2nd Tip down 4 in.]  5 oz. #6 line. Cloth bag & alum. Tube.

9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER VICTORY. 3/1 [2nd Tip down 4 in.] 5 oz. #6 line. Cloth bag & alum. Tube.

By: GRANGER

Price: $195.00  $160.00

Seller ID: FB 180148

Condition: Good-Very Good


FB 180148. 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER VICTORY. 3/1 [2nd Tip down 4 in.] 5 oz. #6 line. 5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; 18/64” butt; U/L screw lock N/S marked: “Pat. Pend. / Made By / Goodwin Granger Company / Denver”; Grip 7 in. Reversed Half- Wells; Marked: “Granger Victory” with stamp above grip; wraps orange & black jasper tipped with double black silk over caramel colored bamboo on bronze snakes, stripper, & tip tips; bright N/S ferrules; in cloth bag & alum. Tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180148 mx. –The Granger Victory was made from 1935 to 1941 by Goodwin Granger, and continued after WW II... View more info

Image for 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER “CHAMPION” 3/2. [Circa 1935-1942] 5 oz. #6/7 line.  In original wood form tip tube & cloth bag; later Aluminum rod tube.

9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER “CHAMPION” 3/2. [Circa 1935-1942] 5 oz. #6/7 line. In original wood form tip tube & cloth bag; later Aluminum rod tube.

By: GRANGER

Price: $395.00  $320.00

Seller ID: FB 180259

Condition: Very Good


FB 180259 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER “CHAMPION” 3/2. [Circa 1935-1942] 5 oz. #6/7 line. 5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; 18/64” butt; Bright N/S full metal reel seat with sliding band into soldered cap; Marked: “Made by/ Goodwin Granger Company/ Denver” on seat; Reversed Wells cork grip; N/S winding check; Marked: “Granger Champion” above grip; Wraps red silk tipped black on bronze snakes & bright tip tops; red agatine stripping guide; Varnished ammoniated bamboo; bright N/S ferrules; in original wood form tip tube & cloth bag; later Aluminum rod tube.[Cat. 2018] FB 180259 jmx. –Her... View more info

Image for 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER SPECIAL. 3/2 [ 1 tip later factory replacement]   5 oz. #6 line.

9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER SPECIAL. 3/2 [ 1 tip later factory replacement] 5 oz. #6 line.

By: GRANGER, GOODWIN

Price: $395.00  $320.00

Seller ID: FB 190001

Condition: Good-Very Good


FB 190001. 9’0” GOODWIN GRANGER SPECIAL. 3/2 [ 1 tip later factory replacement] 5 oz. #6 line. 5/64” tip; 12/64” mid; 18/64” butt; U/L screw lock N/S marked: “Pat. Pend. / Made By / Goodwin Granger Company / Denver”; Grip 6 1/2 in. Reversed Half- Wells; Flap-ring hook keeper; Marked: “Granger Special” with stamp above grip; wraps greenish gold silk over caramel colored bamboo on bronze snakes, stripper, & tip tips; bright N/S ferrules; in cloth bag & alum. Tube. [Cat. 2019] FB 190001 jsy. –The Granger Special was made from 1935 to 1941 by Goodwin Granger, and continued a... View more info

Image for HARDY’S ANGLERS GUIDE. 58th Edition. 1951.

HARDY’S ANGLERS GUIDE. 58th Edition. 1951.

By: Hardy Bros. Ltd.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Alnwick [UK], Hardy's: 1950

Edition: 58th Ed.

Seller ID: P 180035.

Condition: Very Good


P 180035. Hardy Bros. Ltd. HARDY’S ANGLERS’ GUIDE. 8vo illus. 58th Edition. 1951. Hardy's: Alnwick. 258 p. + iii. 1950. [Cat. 2018] P 180035 px. –Complete with Hardy Order Form and Purchase Tax sheet. HARDY’S ANGLERS GUIDE in all its glory, with rods, flies, reels, gadgets of every conceivable use. Paper Wraps. Very Good. $75 View more info

Image for 8’0” HEDDON No. 10 Blue Waters 3/1 [missing 2nd tip]. 4 oz.  #4/5 line. In original Heddon-marked blue bag with Heddon aluminum tube.

8’0” HEDDON No. 10 Blue Waters 3/1 [missing 2nd tip]. 4 oz. #4/5 line. In original Heddon-marked blue bag with Heddon aluminum tube.

By: HEDDON

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: FB 160248

Condition: Good.


FB 160248. 8’0” HEDDON No. 10 Blue Waters 3/1 [missing 2nd tip]. 4 oz. #4/5 line. 5/64” tip; 10.5/64”mid; 17/64” butt. D/L bright Screw-Lock over pale Pyralin; Cigar grip; Flap-ring hook keeper; Marked: “Heddon / # 10 – 8’– 1 3/4. F – HDH or E. / Blue Waters.” Wraps crimson jasper on bronze snakes, tip tops, & bright stripper guide; bright N/S ferrules; In original Heddon-marked blue bag with Heddon aluminum tube; Bag Tag: “Genuine / Heddon / No. 10 / Fer. 1 ¾ / Lgt. 8 ‘ / Weight 4 oz. [Cat. 72.] FB 160240 ipv. –This lower-priced Heddon tosses a very nice DT4... View more info

Image for 8’0” HEDDON THOROBRED NO. 14. 3/1 [Extra Tip broken] 4 oz. #4/5 line. In Non-Factory bag & alum. Tube.

8’0” HEDDON THOROBRED NO. 14. 3/1 [Extra Tip broken] 4 oz. #4/5 line. In Non-Factory bag & alum. Tube.

By: HEDDON

Price: $375.00  $300.00

Seller ID: FB 180147

Condition: Near Fine


FB 180147. 8’0” HEDDON THOROBRED NO. 14. 3/1 [Extra Tip broken] 4 oz. #4/5 line. 5/64” tip; 10/64” mid; 17/64” butt; D/L screw lock blued N/S over Tenite barrel; Wells grip; Marked: “Heddon / Thorobred / #14- 8’ -1 ¾ F –HDH or E.” above grip; flap-ring hook keeper; wraps Cardinal Red over ammoniated bamboo on bronze snakes, stripper, & tip tips; blued N/S ferrules; in Non-Factory bag & alum. Tube. [Cat. 2018] FB 180147 mx. –This rod is from the Post Classic Era 1949-1956. It is a desirable “Light Trout” action which casts beautifully with a DT-4 or 5 line. The grip is ... View more info

Image for 9’6” HOLBROOK, DAWN. Bamboo. 6.5 oz. #8/9 line. 2/2. Cloth bag & Alum. Tube.

9’6” HOLBROOK, DAWN. Bamboo. 6.5 oz. #8/9 line. 2/2. Cloth bag & Alum. Tube.

By: HOLBROOK

Price: $900.00  $720.00

Seller ID: FB 060324

Condition: Near Fine.


FB 060324. 9’6” HOLBROOK, DAWN. Bamboo. 6.5 oz. #8/9 line. 2/2. 5.5/64” tip; 17/64” mid; U/L black alum. Screw lock into hooded cap; Wells grip; Marked: Holbrook Special / Bill Lohrer’s Sport Shop/ 125.” Wraps antique gold silk on bronze snakes over medium flamed varnished bamboo; bright stripper & tip tops; N/S blued Super-Z ferrule. Cloth bag & Alum. Tube. [Cat. 2017] 06-0324 fo. - Dawn Holbrook was a founding member of the Washington Fly Fishing Club in Seattle [1939]. He was a local icon in bamboo rod making, and also taught classes in bamboo rod building. Many of his rods were... View more info

Image for 9’0” HORROCKS-IBBOTSON 3/2.  6 3/8 oz. #6/7 line.

9’0” HORROCKS-IBBOTSON 3/2. 6 3/8 oz. #6/7 line.

By: HORROCKS-IBBOTSON

Price: $130.00  $105.00

Seller ID: FB 000432

Condition: Very Fine Refinished


9’0” HORROCKS-IBBOTSON 3/2. 6 3/8 oz. #6/7 line. 7/64” tip; 12/64” mid; 18/64” butt; bright nickel D/L screw-lock; Wells bottle cork grip; With partial H-I decal; circa 1923-1929. Wraps red on bronze snakes & tip top over medium varnished bamboo; Bright nickel rolled-welt ferrules; cloth bag & cardboard tube.. –Modern progressive action. 00-0432 con-jc. Very Fine Refinished. [$160] SALE $130 View more info

Image for 7’6” JAMES GREEN. [Model of PAYNE 197] 3/2. 3 7/8 oz. #4/5 line.

7’6” JAMES GREEN. [Model of PAYNE 197] 3/2. 3 7/8 oz. #4/5 line.

By: JAMES GREEN

Price: $895.00  $720.00

Seller ID: FB 170105

Condition: NEW


FB 170105. 7’6” JAMES GREEN. [Model of PAYNE 197] 3/2. 3 7/8 oz. #4/5 line. 5/64” tip; 11/64” mid; 16/64” butt; Struble D-27 D/L bright N/S slide band over routed Teak into cap; Cigar grip; Marked: ”Green” on shaft; wraps translucent Pearsall’s orange silk on Snake brand bronze snakes & tip tips over medium varnished cane; carbaloy stripper; Bright Bailey Woods N/S truncated ferrules; 2-up node spacing; in commercial bag & brass-capped alum. Tube. Cat. 2017] 17-0105 con-jg. – My friend James Green has been crafting exceptional glass rods for many years. I have sold many o... View more info