Hardy Marvel 7'6 4wt Bamboo Rod


For sale here is a Hardy Marvel bamboo fly rod - 7'6" 3/2 for a 4 weight line. The rod is in excellent original condition with the exception of the mid male ferrule being re-wrapped in a darker green thread. All sections are full length and straight. Serial number E55754, the rod was made in 1942. Golden silks on the guides and classic Hardy green at the ferrules, tip-tops, and winding check. The varnish is in great condition with a few very small chips throughout the rod. Full Wells grip very clean and in excellent shape. Aluminum down-locking Hardy style cap and ring reel seat over a cork spacer. Blued, English reverse twist guides. Agate stripping guide. Blued ferrules size 14/64 and 9/64. The fit is excellent and pop when separated. In addition to lovely wood topped cork ferrule plugs the rod comes with male ferrule covers. The a bright aluminum and lined with cork to ensure a better fit and more protection. Medium-fast action that is very smooth and quite nice. The rod weighs 2.95 oz. Includes replacement bag and original tube. 

This rod would excel in smaller/spring creek situations, being able to cast a fly delicately and provide great tippet protection. Truly an exceptional rod from one of the classic giants in fly-fishing.

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