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Brindley John Ayers Catalogue of Vintage and Collectable Fishing Tackle

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R-2267 8'-6" C. Farlow & C0 London 2 piece Greenheart spinning rod in superb original condition, I believe this to be the Farlow "Trout spinning", made of the finest greenheart,  rod fitted with  agate guides in nickel silver mounts throughout , Farlow screw lock joint, 17" cork handle with brass fittings, screw on rod stopper,  Farlow details and  hand holding fish logo in very fine and bright gold leaf finish to base of the rod above handle, with Farlow & Co Ltd to but cap, , rod in original bag and dating around 1904, designed to be used with the modern spinning reels of the day , (R-2267)

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R-2300 14'-0" unnamed Milwards Spanish Reed float Match rod  in superb condition, this is a Trent style Roach trotting float rod ,rod having ornate whips on black ebonised whole cane blank, not named but possibly the "Black Knight" , whole cane butt, with whole cane stepped down mid section, with  tip of 1st quarter whole cane stepped down to hollow  fibreglass bronzed brass ferrules , stand off hi-bell rings, 26" cork handles, in  Edgar Sealy cloth bag, rod in very fine condition, rod has been restored  re-ringed and kept in ornate finish as close as possible to original, superb rod  for the classic fisher. (R-2300)

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R-2355 13'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in  superb mint condition, red agate  butt and tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, , 23" cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spay casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors,  the splice joints have had  splice receivers added to ends so splices push in on sharp end and held,  this rod is possibly unused a few days  only ,  best possible condition Line rated 9/10, this is a slightly earlier 60's rod with the red agate but and tip guides. super condition circa 1960 (R-2355)

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R-2356 9'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  Scottie Aberdeen spliced Impregnated trout fly rod 2 piece with 1 top, in  very fine best possible condition, seems to be very little fished, straight no sets,   part of transfer peeled of, rod complete with splice protectors and original bag, this is a not often seen  spliced trout rod, circa 1975' line rated #-6/7

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220
R-2369 9'-0" Sharps Spliced , the Scottie Impregnated split cane 2 piece Trout Fly rod  with Spliced Joints, rod in superb  about unused condition, 9" shaped cork handle above black anodized reel fitting, splice protectors, superb Sea trout rod,  line rated #6, in original Sharps cloth bag, superb rod/* (F) logo to cane this was from Farlow shop after 1968, rod circa 1970/80's, line rated 6/7

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220
R-2374 10'-6" Sharps of Aberdeen  Scottie the Aberdeen Impregnated  trout fly rod  ( superb for sea trout ) 2 piece with 1 top, in  very fine best possible condition, seems to be very little fished, straight no sets,   ruby tying, suction joints, with ( F ) logo to cane, sold through Farlow, rod  circa  late 1970s, sold from Farlow shop. ( the F logo came in after 1968, Rod  line rated #~6 and is complete with original bag , a very fine Sea Trout rod

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R-2379 6'-0" S.Allcock's the "President" 2 piece split cane spinning and trolling  pike /or boat rod in very fine original condition, , bronzed brass suction ferules, and reel fittings,  18" cork sliding brass  winch fittings. black rubber butt cap, complete with original brown cloth bag, came from old Shop,

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R-2383

9'-0" Cummings of Bishop Auckland split cane Trout fly rod  The "De-Luxe" 2 piece with 2 tops, in superb condition, shaped cork handle  with cork covered reel housing with screw up reel ring, , open bridge guides with red agate butt and tip guides, cane coloured tying's tipped with red with wide spaced intermediate whips in cane coloured silk, bronzed brass suction Ferrules,  hardwood stopper, comes complete with correct original Cummings bas with 3 sections , 2 for tips, this is a fine quality Trout split cane fly rod, line possibly 5/6, nice action, no serious sets, seem very little used., very rare to find with correct original spare tip.

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R-2385 9'-0" S.Allcock's the "Leander" split cane Dry-Fly rod in superb  unused condition, green whips with green intermediates,  bronzed brass suction Ferrules, this is a powerful rod to fish big trout, designed to fish wet or dry and is at home on the Test or the big New Zealand rivers, this is one of Allcock's highest quality build rods. complete in original bag

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R-2390 10'-0" Sharps  Scottie Impregnated the "Aberdeen" 3 piece split cane fly  Rod , in very fine very little used condition  stainless steel Butt and tip guides, with snake intermediates, ruby whips   8.1/2" shaped cork handle above alloy screw down reel seat with  black rubber Button, in cloth bag,  line 6/7

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R-2394 7'-3" Un-named split cane spinning rod in fine condition,  similar to a Ogden Smith or Walker, dark honey coloured cane  ruby whips,    15" cork handle with 2 lightweight  shaped tapered rings with knurled grip,  black rubber button, brass reinforced suction Ferrules, ruby coloured silk whips and intermediates,  large red agate Butt guide,  with open bridge  red agate guides throughout , a fine quality light spinning stroking rod, ready to fish

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R-2415 9'-6" Hardy the "LRH N0-2  Palakona cane 2 piece Spinning rod  in fine used condition, 29" shaped cork handle with sliding polished alloy screw grip reel housing with LRH  rubber button,  large stainless steel Butt guide, with agate lined intermediate guides throughout, with agate Corbett tip guide, green tying's tipped with scarlet silk  with green intermediate silk whips,   copper wire whips to bronzed brass stud lock joints, with polished alloy stopper and reel seat spanner, rod in lightly used condition, rod  has been re-varnished and looking fine, in original Hardy cloth bag , rod numbered H-66931 circa 1965

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190
R-2416 9'-6" Hardy the "LRH N0-2  Palakona cane 2 piece Spinning rod  in fine used condition, 29" shaped cork handle with fixed  polished alloy screw grip reel housing with LRH  rubber button,  large stainless steel Butt guide, with agate lined intermediate guides throughout, with agate Corbett tip guide, green tying's tipped with scarlet silk  with green intermediate silk whips,   copper wire whips to bronzed brass stud lock joints, with Rosewood stopper , rod in lightly used condition, rod  has been re-varnished and looking fine, in original Hardy cloth bag , rod numbered H-18354 circa 1958

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R-2420 7'-0" Hardy the "Wanless"  6 lb, 2 piece Palakona Spinning rod in fine original condition,  parallel cork handle with mushroom top, with 2 adjustable sliding rings with LRH Button cap large stainless steel Butt guide with agate tip guide, with graduated full-open bridge guides, green silk tying's tipped with scarlet with copper wire to lower leg of butt guide, wide spaced green intermediates, rod in fine little used condition, some light honest marks to varnish, rod complete with original Hardy cloth bag , rod numbered  E-96227, circa 1954, rod very straight with no sets, in this era the Wanless was 7ft not 6'-10.

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200
R-2423 12'-0" S.Allcock's the "Holdwell" 3 piece  float rod with "Themes" action , whole cane butt and mid section with split cane tip, 19" cork handle with  sliding ring alloy winch fittings, Allcock gold logo to cane ,red agate butt and tip guides with "Bells" life intermediate  rings with green tying's, rod in superb condition, seems very little used just handled, in  cloth bagPOSTAGE BOX PLEASE READ ( POSTAGE TO UK ADDRESSES. = £16, )   WORLDWIDE  Postage= 32  all postage includes packing ( tube for rods )with insurance ,postage combined if more than 1 rod bought

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R-2425 12'-0" Dawson's of Bromley the "Elaine" 3 piece Spanish reed float rod in mint unused condition, a superb looking rod, whole cane butt with  22" shaped cork handle with  swollen upper half grip, with alloy sliding reel rings  with lower stop ring 2" above butt cap, whole cane  spliced or stepped down mid section, ( last 12" ) , and the tip section of split cane, agate butt and tip guides, with  graduated Hi-bell guides throughout, whipped in burgundy silk to joints and fittings and dip varnished from new, super looking rod in cloth bag, Dawson's  Lighthouse gold transfer logo to cane, 

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R-2432 8'-6" Edmondson Bros of Alnwick England ( home town of Hardy ) the Perfection style 2 piece split cane Trout fly rod in very fine very lightly used condition, built with pale cane ( Palakona )  with crimson silk tying's agate but and tip guide,    and narrow bands on silk intermediate whips, shaped cork handle, with cork covered reel housing,  keeper guide , bronzed brass suction ferrules, butt designed to take a screw on extension,  rod in fine original condition. in original makers cloth bag, rod numbered B-1197, very similar build to Hardy

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140
R-2435 8'-0" Hardy the "Hardy Gem"  2 piece graphite  trout fly rod  in very fine near condition, rod seems to have been used a few times only, rod built on a Gem green graphite blank, rod complete with Hardy bag and Hardy burgundy Cordura covered rod tube with zip top,  rod with number 1DE  circa 2003,  line rated AFTM # 4

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R-2438 13'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen, the "Aberdeen"  Scottie Impregnated Salmon fly rod, this model is  ferruled not spliced, 3 piece with 2 top, all in  superb condition,  this  earlier rod has the   large red agate butt guide and stainless steel  tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, , 23" cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag  possibly unused , or for a few days only ,  best possible condition Line rated 9/10, this rod sold with 1 top only, bag only has 3 compartments to match rod.  circa 1970

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295
R-2453 9'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the "Scottie" spliced Impregnated trout fly rod 2 piece with 1 top, in  very fine best possible condition, rod never used, this is a superb through action fly rod  complete with splice protectors and original bag, this is a not often seen  spliced trout fly rod, in just superb condition, a fine present or presentation fly rod.

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250
R-2456 13'-6"  Bruce & Walker the Bruce "Cordon-Blue" Fibre  grass Salmon fly rod in unused condition, 3 piece with 1 top,  brown coloured blank, ruby whips, stainless steel guides throughout, just super, used very little, rod with cross fish logo ,complete with original cloth bag, line rated AFTM 8/10

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R-2457 13'-0" J.S.Sharps of Aberdeen  the Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in  superb mint about condition, ,  rod having (F) logo to cane, sold through London shop around 1970's complete with stainless steel butt and tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, 23" shaped cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag, rod complete with full set of splice protectors,  this rod is possibly used a few days  only ,  best possible condition Line rated #-9, rod butt

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350
R-2462 9'-6" Sharps of Aberdeen  Scottie Aberdeen Impregnated  trout fly rod 2 piece with 1 top, in  very fine best possible condition, seems to be very little fished, straight no sets,   ruby tying, suction joints, with ( F ) logo to cane, circa  late 1960s, sold from Farlow shop., complete with original bag  line rated #~6 as new

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R-2464 9'-3" Hardy the "Richard Walker Reservoir Superlite" 2 piece Fibalite fly rod in very fine little unused condition , green whips tipped with red,  whips, open bridge guide with hayfork tip guide, keeper ring, , line rated #6,  letters C/Q to blank dating rod to March 1979, complete in Hardy blue cloth bag

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R-2466 8'-6" Hardy the "Perfection" Palakona split cane trout Fly rod in very fine condition, 2 piece with 1 top,  7" cork shaped handle above Screw grip and cork covered  handle with black screw in rubber button,  Agate butt and tip guides with open bridge intermediate guides, rod tied in Crimson silk with narrow ordinary spaced narrow bands of  crimson silk intermediates, bronzed brass lock fast joints, with Rosewood stopper. rod checked over by my rod man and in just super  condition,  numbered  E-81880 , rod circa 1952, in original Hardy bag,  today's cost in access of 2000 from Hardy, line rated # 6

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340
R-2467 14'-0" W.F. Homer , Forest Gate London 3 piece course Match/float rod in very fine lightly refurbished to mint condition, built of Spanish reed and split cane, butt section of Spanish reed with 21" cork handle with sliding bronzed brass fittings and but cap that is stamped with Winchester N0-3 to underside of butt, mid section stepped down Spanish reed, with tip section 1st quarter Spanish reed top 3/4 close whipped split cane, very decoratively  whipped with ruby silk ' super rod

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380
R-2468 14'-0" Martin James  3 piece course Match/float rod in very fine lightly refurbished to mint condition, built of whole cane  with 3/4 split cane tip,   whole cane butt section of  with 24" cork handle with sliding alloy fittings alloy but cap with black rubber button,  mid section stepped down , with tip section 1st quarter whole cane with 3/4 split cane tip,  decorative ruby whips with green whips to rings and joints,  high bell rings bronze brass suction ferules, Makers logo's to cane

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360
R-2470 11'-0" S. Allcock's the "Wizard" 3 piece coarse whole cane and split cane fishing rod in superb fully professionally restored back to mint condition and never used again, original gold Allcock logo preserved, butt section of whole cane, mid section and tip section of split cane, stand off rings  with large red agate butt and tip guide, 18" cork handle, crimson silk whips through out, superb very desirable to fish or collect river rod. in cloth bag

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400
R-2471 9'-3" Rob Moizers Grayling Special 2 piece Grayling  Custom built  rod for Grayling trotting , built with extra power to butt and middle sections,  that has been refurbished to superb mint condition by B.H.M,  butt section with 22" cork handle with stepped down whole cane, the  tip section 1st 3rd is double stepped down whole cane, then stepped down again to 2/3 split cane tip.  stand off guides with red agate tip and but guides whips of translucent gold with black tips, this is a special rod  in just superb refurbished to mint condition.

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345
R-2472 9'-6" Hardy the "LRH Spinning"  N0-2 Palakona split cane 2 piece Spinning rod in very fine condition,  30" shaped cork handle with fixed screw grip , with LRH  rubber button,  large stainless steel Butt guide, with agate lined intermediate guides throughout,  agate Corbett tip guide, green intermediate whips , with tyings of green tipped with red silk to guides , copper wire whips to bronzed brass stud lock joints, with polished alloy ferrule protector, rod in very fine original lightly used condition, in original Hardy cloth bag , No-2 is very similar to a B James MK-IV , rod numbered H-59182  circa 1964,

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240
R-2473 9'-6" S. Allcock's the "Easeycast" 2 piece split cane  heavy spinning Carp or Salmon  rod in fine condition , serviced by my rod builder and in very fine fishing condition, green whips with very wide spaced narrow green silk intermediates, , large diam guides through out, a powerful rod For Carp, original Allcock oval gold label to cane., in cloth bag

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140
R-2475 9'-0" Pezon et Mitchell the Parabolic Special "Normale"  made in France 2 piece split cane trout fly rod in very fine  lightly used condition , cane numbered F 2219521  with 70 above this, the rod is very good with the very slightest dip to end 6"of tip, red tyings through out, no intermediates, shaped cork handle with anodized bronze  butt cap with  Pezon logo, in original orange makers bag

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R-2476 10'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  Scottie Aberdeen Impregnated  trout fly rod 2 piece with 1 top, in  very fine what looks to be unused condition, best possible condition, seems to be never fished,     ruby tying, suction joints, with ( F ) logo to cane, circa  late 1970, sold from Farlow shop., complete with original bag  line rated #~6  mint as new

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R-2478 17'-6" Bruce & Walker the  "Walker 17'-6" CARBON Salmon Fly Rod, 4 piece with 30" detachable butt section, superb very lightly used condition, seems about unused, snake guides  red whips  line rated 9/11, a superb powerful Spey casting rod ,  rod in original blue cloth bag with extra section for handle, big rod for big casters

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R-2480 12'-0" B. James C T M 12A 3 piece Match fishing rod very fine original condition, finished in  dark brown with burgundy whips Hi-bell guides guides, 26" cork handle with sliding ally reel fittings, rod very fine little used  in original cloth bag

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130
R-2484 8ft and a 6'-6" J. Peak 40 Greys Inn London 3 piece with 2 tops 2 in one combination split cane fishing rod in superb original condition, making a 8'-0" rod and a 6'- 6" rod, with 26" heavy cork handle with fixed brass reel seat, bronzed brass ferrules, larger red rubber button,  ceramic lined heavy duty rings throughout, with crimson tying's and crimson intermediate silk whips, with heavy rosewood stopper, this heavy built rod is a superb rod in this class, used for heavy Pike and with the shorter tip a fine margin rod, also could be used for trolling or salt water, a fine rod fore the user or collector, rare rod to find, a super rod for the collector of very fine rare rod

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R-2493 13'-0" the "Thames Match Rod"  Bethnal green design, London, 3 piece coarse Match./float  fishing rod in the very fine condition, rod built of Spanish reed and split cane, the butt section of the rod having a  26"shaped  cork handle with sliding alloy reel fittings and whole Spanish reed cane,  mid section of Spanish reed cane with last quarter of the mid section stepped down whole cane,  tip section 1st 3rd of the tip is Spanish reed stepped down or spliced to split cane, stand of High bell rings,  red agate tip and but guides, all whipped in black coloured  silk bronzed brass ferules, this is a very fine rod, checked over by my rod builder, this rod again is just superb , costing a fortune to have built today,

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R-2496 12'-0" the Avon Trotting Special "  3 piece coarse float fishing rod in the very fine fully restored condition, rod built of Spanish reed and split cane, the butt section of whole cane the rod having a  24"shaped  cork handle with sliding bronzed brass reel fittings mid section and tip section of split cane stand of High bell rings,  red agate tip and but guides, all whipped in bronze coloured silk tipped with crimson with green intermediates, bronzed brass ferules, this is a very fine rod, checked over and restored to mint by my rod builder, this rod again is just superb , ref (R-2496)

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275
R-2497 11'-0" S. Allcock's the " Superwizard" 3 piece coarse fishing rod in superb fully professionally restored back to mint condition and never used again, original gold Allcock logo preserved, butt section of whole cane, mid section and tip section of split cane, with full stand off red agate rings throughout with  with large red agate butt and tip guide, 18" sheet cork handle, all whipped in burgundy  coloured silk  bronzed brass ferules, this is a very fine rod, checked over and restored to mint by my pro rod builder, this rod again is just superb , ref (R-2497)

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R-2498 12'-0" Milwards "The Golden Scale Club"  floatcraft 3 piece coarse float fishing rod in very fine fully restored condition, rod built of whole cane and split cane with "Casus Ubique Valet in hand written to cane, the butt section of whole cane the rod having a  21"shaped  cork handle with sliding alloy reel fittings ,mid section whole cane  with the last 10" stepped down to split cane, tip section is of split cane rod with stand of High bell rings,  red agate tip and but guides, all whipped in burgundy  coloured silk, bronzed brass ferules, this is a very fine rod, checked over and restored to mint and dip varnished by my rod builder, this rod again is just superb ,

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350
R-2508 8'-0" Hardy the "Coquet Sea Rod" 6oz 2 piece Palakona Salt water rod in superb original condition, with 25"cork handle with Hardy screw grip and "W" reel fitting , Hardy bronzed brass Suction joints with heavy duty agate lined intermediate guides and agate tip guide, rod intermediate whips in normal spaced broad bands of dark Burgundy red silk, copper wire to joints, rings tied with dark scarlet silk, this rod is in superb original condition, and comes with the original  spanner for reel seat ,large rosewood stopper and Hardy cloth bag, rod designed to cast 6oz weights, this very rarely seen rod is numbered E-92913,   circa 19543 Ref (R-2508)

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400
R-2513 11'-0" Bruce & Walker the " MK IV Avon" compound taper rod brown Fibalite blank  , open bridge rings with ruby whips and close intermediate whips throughout, large sintox butt and tip guide, agate butt guide, 31" cork handle, rod in superb condition in original bag ( vintage fishing tackle R2513 )

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R-2514 9'-6" Hardy the Swing Tip Fibalite Ledgering rod in very fine condition, Hi-bell guides with large but guide, tip guide with screw in end to take tips, orange tying's, rod in very fine original condition, there was no swing tip with rod but any swing tip will fit, rod seem to have been very lightly fished, super rod  in makers bag. ,rod with lettering G/X built June 1977

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R-2515 9'-3" Hardy the "Jet " the "Reservoir"  2 piece Fibalite fly rod in very fine little  unused condition , orange tyings tipped with red, open bridge guide with pink sintox tip guide , keeper ring, , line rated #-10   rod in very fine very little used condition, complete in Hardy green cloth bag, with letters G/J to blank dating rod to June 1968,

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120
R-2518 10-0" Hardy the "ESK  2 piece Fibalite fly reservoir fly rod in  fine lightly  unused condition , green whips tipped with red, open bridge guides with pink sintox tip and butt guides, keeper ring, rod line rated #-7,   with date letters N/B to blank dating rod to December 1969, complete in Hardy green cloth bag

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89
R-2530 15'-0" Hardy the "De-Luxe Classic Spey"  double handed Salmon Fly Fishing Rod, 3 piece  with 1 top line rated # 10 ,rod seems to be in fine used condition in original Hardy blue bag, 24" cork handle with fixed reel seat with nickel  anodized seat, screw down reel lock to cork covered  housing, hard chrome high arch snake guides with silicone butt ant tip guide, keeper ring, rod  in fine condition, some light honest marks to blank , to take a line 10 , complete with original bag this rod having fast progressive action, a superb Spey caster, rod numbered 1FX, built circa February 1997  this rod over 400 new. and very rarely seen, in super condition.(R-2530 )

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220
R-2534 8'-9" Hardy the Fibalite "Perfection" 2 piece fly fishing rod in very fine lightly used honest condition with original Plastic still on shaped cork handle, screw up butt cap reel seat, hard chrome butt ring, with with graduated hard chrome snake intermediate guides , orange whips tipped with red, keeper ring, rod with letters J/Q to blank dating to September 1979, in original Hardy bag ,line rated #7

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120
R-2537 12-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Aberdeen Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod ,in near mint condition, 3 piece with 2 tops, all in superb condition,  Scottie dog logo, stainless steel butt and tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, 20" shaped cork handle, with "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors,  this in fine fishing condition , Line rated #~8  (R-2537) rod built circa 1970's, very little used

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400
R-2538 12-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Aberdeen Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in superb condition, red agate butt and tip guides,  snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, with shaped 20" cork handle, with "W" style alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors, and original shop label to bag,   this in fine fishing condition , Line rated #~8 ref  (R-2538)

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400
R-2539

12-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Aberdeen Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in superb near mint condition,  Scottie dog logo not on, stainless steel butt and tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors,  this in fine fishing condition , Line rated #~8 ref  (R-2539)

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R-2540 14'-0" Hardy  the " LRH Salmon-fly Rod " 3 piece with 2 tops, built of Palakona cane with steel centre, green tying's tipped with red with green intermediate whips,  copper tying's to reinforced bronzed brass lockfast joints, rod fitted with large stainless steel butt guide with open bridge intermediates, and grey agate tip guides. 26" shaped cork handle with  3/4 of handle having original plastic still on handle, Hardy adjustable Screw-grip with fixed "W" housing, and fitted with the LRH button, rod complete with original Hardy green cloth bag,  and is in very fine  condition,  rod numbered H-24701, rod circa 1963, superb rod, will fish a 10 /11 line.

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R-2542 14'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Scottie "Aberdeen" Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in  superb mint about condition, , stainless steel butt and tip guide, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, 24" cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors,  this rod is possibly unused a few days  only ,  very fine condition Line rated #10

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400
R-2545 13'-0" Sharps of Aberdeen  the Scottie Impregnated Spliced split cane Salmon fly rod , 3 piece with 2 tops, all in superb very little used  condition, (f) logo to cane, (built after 1968 ), large stainless steel butt with red agate tip guides, snake intermediates guides throughout , whipped in burgundy silk, 22" cork handle, "W" style  alloy reel fittings, with original makers cloth bag complete with full set of splice protectors,  this rod is very lightly used and in very fine original condition Line rated # 9 this rod is still one of the finest Spey casting rods for Salmon fly fishing, with powerful through action

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380
R-2548 9'-3"  Hardy the "Nusea" 2 piece Palakona Pier or boat rod in superb unused condition, with 29" cork handle, twin black anodized sliding locking reel seat nuts, with black anodized butt and half rubber button, heavy duty stainless steel rings throughout, rod whipped in burgundy silk with copper wire to bronzed brass lock-fast joints, with copper wire to 1st leg of lower guide on butt section, rod complete with spanner and polished alloy stopper, with original Hardy cloth bad, this rod is rare to find, and in this condition even rarer, of Museum quality for the collector of the very best of tackle, rod numbered H-44661, circa 1961, rod made for only a short time, from 1957-1964.

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350
R-2549 11'-3" Hardy the Fred Taylor Trotter 2 piece Fibalite trotting float rod,  with detachable 24" handle, in mint condition , fibalite blank with spigot ferrule reinforced with carbon fibre, threaded type Aqualite end ring that can be used with a swing tip, with closely spaced hard chrome high bell's life intermediate ring's, rod in  unused condition, whippings of green nylon tipped with scarlet and tripped with red, rod in original Hardy blue bag, , rod numbered M/C, built circa 1974

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R-2553 8'-6" Hardy the "Hardy-Graphite" De-Luxe 2 p fly rod in very fine original condition, Burgundy collared blank, shaped cork handle, with bronze anodized butt cap and reel fittings, burgundy tying's tipped with red, Tungsten carbide butt guide with  hard chromed snake and tip guides throughout, rod complete with original cloth bag bad a Hardy alloy tube with screw top, all in good condition to fish , complete with original Hardy cloth bag, rod numbered 1.I.J circa August 1988  ( R-2553 )

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R-2555 8'-6" un-named unused out of the factory John Partridge Split cane fly  Fishing rod in superb condition, rod built with Partridge pale cane by professional rod builder, shaped cork handle and reel seat , , keeper guide, crimson red whips with no intermediate whips, this is a superbly built fly rod   Partridge pale cane was considered to be one of the best quality canes around. rod will take a #-6 line at a guess, built of very fine Partridge pale cane, rods were built to a very high standard possibly by a Bromley  rod builder. rod will take a AFTM #-6 line. with 4.1/2" hard wood extended stopper.

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290
R-2559 11'-0" Hardy the "Pike" 2 piece coarse fishing rod in very fine original condition,  rod built with with whole cane butt section let into hardwood handle, with greenheart top,  bronzed brass suction ferrules, alloy universal reel fitting, nickel silver snake guides throughout with red agate butt guide and porcelain tip guide, black tyings, rod numbered G-1021 circa 1927, R-2559

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160
R-2560 11'-0" Hardy the "Pike" 2 piece coarse fishing rod in very fine original condition,  rod built with with whole cane butt section let into hardwood handle, with greenheart top,  bronzed brass suction ferrules, alloy universal reel fitting, nickel silver snake guides throughout with red agate butt guide and porcelain tip guide, black tyings, rod numbered G-2901 circa 1928, R-2600 a super Hardy rod to collect or use by classic angler

 

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160
R-2561 8'-6" Hardy the "Palakona" 2 piece trout fly rod in what seems to be near unused condition, 7" shaped cork handle above screw up reel fitting into cork covered foot housing, agatine butt guide with snake intermediate rings and hayfork tip guide tied with crimson whip's tipped with green with no intermediate whips, rod with letterings I/L to can, circa January 1975, in original Hardy blue bag line rated #-6

( R-2601)

 

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790
R-2562 14'-0" Bruce & Walker the TCM 14 ft 3 piece Match Fishing rod , brown fibre glass blank with no marks, some light scratch marls to alloy butt cap, rod correct length and in lightly used condition, , 3 piece with  29" cork handle and sliding alloy rings, very dark red whips to Hi bell rings, pink  ceramic  but and tip guides, and in original cloth bag one of the modern classics,  very light and powerful.

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R-2563 8'-6" Hardy Bros of Alnwick the "Egrett" Neo-Cane 2 piece heavy spinning rod to cast up to 50gr, rod in about mint unused condition,  red tiger strip whips tipped with black,  heavy stainless guides with large butt guide, rod as new, rare Hardy rod made from 1963 to 1965 only, very few seen , in original Hardy cloth bag,  rod numbered NE-3881, the rods do not appear in the 1960s catalogues, but I have a loose page flyer in my 1964 catalogue  giving the rod range and prices of the Neo-cane series of rods, Neo cane was used when the supply of Palakona was not available from China , but it is as high a quality as Palakona cane, ( Hardy would never use a inferior product ) rod in cloth bag/  (R-2301 )

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200

R-2606 8'-6"Hardy the C.C,De-France 2 piece post numbered Palakona fly fishing rod in superb very fine little used original condition, ruby whips with no intermediate whippings, snake guides with agatine butt and tip guide classic shaped cork handle ,with letters C/T to cane, rod built circa 1985, rod complete with alloy stopper and original Hardy bag

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399
R-2607 9'-6" Pezon et Mitchel the ( made in France ) "Parabolic Sawyer Still-Water " split cane fly rod in superb near unused condition, shaped cork handle  bronzed anodized screw down reel fittings , red whips with no intermediates, rod numbered 35 with 724196411 above handle, this is a super dry fly rod in original orange cloth bag, line rated 5/6, this rod made from  1958-1984,  originally this famous rod was designed especially for  Frank Sawyer,

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380
R-2607

 

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