Orvis Battenkill 9' 7-8wt Bamboo Rod

SKU: VFT1507

For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Battenkill 9' 2/2 7-8wt bamboo rod. Serial #30834 made in 1961. The rod is in excellent original condition. All sections are full length and straight with the exception of a slight set in one tip. 

Darkly tempered cane with chestnut brown wraps. The rod oddly features spinning rod-style line guides. The script remains clean and bold. Along with the rod information, the original owner's name is printed. U-shaped hook-keeper. Bright aluminum winding check. Cigar grip 7" in length with mild soiling and very light ridging in places. Aluminum screw lock reel seat. The seat is void of dents or major scratches. The removable fighting butt has unfortunately been lost. The nickel silver ferrules are size 16/64 with a good fit. The rod weighs 6.50 oz. The action is medium-fast. Includes the original bag and tube with half of the label remaining.