Thomas and Thomas Au Natural Commemorative Bamboo Fly Rod 7'6" 3/2 #4 [SALE PENDING]
A rare Thomas and Thomas "Au Natural" limited edition bamboo fly rod, 7'6", 3-piece, 2-tip, and built for a #4 line. This was part of a limited set of thirty rods produced in 1990 and this one is #4, information which is inked on the shaft just above the grip. This one is in mint condition having been lawn cast only. The signature feature of this series is the dramatic grip, which is comprised entirely of bamboo swell (achieving this must have been a huge amount of delicate work). Medium action. Light wheatstraw colored cane, done in a three up node pattern. Beautiful varnish. Wrapped in pale bronze with black at the ferrules. Carbide stripper with dark guides and tip tops. Bright ferrules. The reel seat is a light flatted and varnished spacer which looks to be maple, and sports bright cap and ring hardware with the T&T stamp in the butt cap along with "4" stamped into the bottom. The rod packs into a brown cloth bag with a stiffener and an all-brass tube with brass fittings and "No 4" engraved into the cap.
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