For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Deluxe 6'6" 2/1 4-5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 29478, made in 1961. The rod remains in excellent- original condition. All sections are full length with sets in both sections that can be straightened.
The rod features darkly tempered cane with transparent caramel-colored wraps. Blued guides. The script remains clean and bold except for a bit of wear to the serial number on the butt section. U-shaped hook keeper. Petite cigar grip 4" in length with moderate soiling though free of any other defects. Dual knurled aluminum band reel seat over a mortised cork spacer. The spacer is lightly ridged from the bands. The blued ferrules are size 10/64 with a perfect fit. The rod weighs a lean 2.20 oz. The action is medium-fast. The rod includes a replacement bag and an aluminum tube with a partial Orvis label.