For sale here is an original Lyle Dickerson Model 8013 bamboo rod. 8', 2/2 for a 5 weight line. Built in 1948. Excellent+ condition. All sections are full-length. No prior repairs are evident. There were 121 of the 8013 model rods built and 32 known to exist when the Dickerson book was published. The rod weighs 4 3/8 oz. Payne-style grip with down-locking hardware and walnut insert. Gold silk thread wraps with black edging. Oxidized nickel silver ferrules and guides. Oxidized nickel silver winding check. No hook-keeper. Classic 3x3 Dickerson node pattern. The ferrule fit is excellent. The grip shows no soiling. Varnish still in excellent condition. One tip-top and the reel seat hardware shows very slight use. Comes with original bag and tube.
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