For sale here is a fine example of Bob Gorman's "Rawson Place" model bamboo rod -- 7'6" 2/2 5wt. Serial no. 6705. The rod is in excellent condition having only been lightly fished. All sections are full length and straight.
Handsome darkly tempered cane with a matte finish. Olive green wraps and black tipping. Blued hardware throughout. The tips are marked with the serial number as well as numbered for convenience. Ring hook keeper. Large swelled butt. Nickel silver checks. The grip shape is a rather unique modified reverse half wells with mild soiling. Up-locking reel seat over a beautiful mortised maple spacer. The truncated Swiss-style ferrules are size 11/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs 4.50 oz. The action is a medium-fast dry-fly. Includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and the original labeled tube.