For sale here is a Hardy Marvel Special “Palakona cane”, 7’6″ 3/2 for a #5 line. Medium slow action. Near mint condition. Just a tiny amount of grip soiling betrays any use. Maroon wraps, full intermediates of the same color. Agate stripper. Chrome plated snake guides. Ferrules are oxidized, seat hardware and cork check are bright. Excellent varnish, not a blemish could I find. Inscribed “#5 Marvel Special, Palakona, Regd. Trade Mark”. Wood and cork ferrule plugs, bag, and lightweight cordura tube with a nice Hardy logo stamped on a leather patch attached to the tube. Straight and ready to go on your next trip. All in all a very well executed package. Retailed new in 1999 for $2,200.