Pinky Gillum 9'6" 2/2 Salmon Rod

SKU: VFT1262

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For sale here is a Harold S. "Pinky" Gillum 9'6" 2/2 salmon fly rod. Serial no. I929. The rod is in excellent+ condition. There are a few very minor use marks in the varnish. The last guide up on one of the tips exhibits very light fraying on the edge of the upper wrap. The winding check and wrap are both replacements. All sections are full length and arrow straight.

Fine hand brushed matte finish and resorcinol glue lines. Chestnut silks with black and white tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Bright guides. Reverse-half wells grip 7 1/8" in length with only light soiling. There are a few minor areas on the grip with filler. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat over a walnut spacer. The knurled butt cap is removable to accept a fighting butt. The butt cap seats with a friction fit copper ferrule, the fit is perfect. The fighting butt is not included. The blued nickel silver Super-Z brand ferrules are size 18/64 with an excellent fit. Indented witness marks on the ferrules. The rod weighs in at an even 8 oz. The rod has a medium fast action and gives the impression it could cast line into the next county. Includes the original bag and tube with the label partially intact.