For sale here is a Bob Summers Model 856 bamboo rod in excellent ++ condition. 8' for a 5 or 6 line - 2/2. Darkly flamed. Exquisitely wrapped brown silks matching the color of the cane. Reverse half wells grip with downlocking reel seat over a gorgeous walnut spacer. Excellent ferrule fit. Ferrule plug, original bag and tube included.
This rod along with other fine items for sale here comes from the family collection of the Cardells of Birmingham, MI. The Cardells were close friends with rodmaker Paul H. Young and his wife Martha, Catskill fly-tying legend Art Flick, and others.