Orvis Battenkill Fly Rod 8'6 2/2 #5

SKU: 353

An Orvis Battenkill fly rod, 8'6", 2-piece, 2-tip, built for a #5 line. Serial #18529. Medium action. Very good used condition. The step ferrules retain 98% of the original oxidation. Dark oven temper cane and three up node pattern. Set up with a carbide stripper and black guides. 14 cork 7" slim cigar grip has a modest amount of hand soiling. The down lock screw lock has a small ding to the threads that do not affect the functioning of the nut. This is the only sign of use aside from the grip soiling.  Unvarnished walnut insert. Aluminum pocket cap. The rod tube has a non fatal dent in the side but no data sticker. Original bag.