For sale here is an impregnated Orvis Midge 7'6" 3/2 5wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 85612, made in 1982. The rod is in near mint condition having only been lawn cast. All sections are full length with a slight set in one tip (easily straightened).
The rod features mildly tempered cane with chestnut wraps and bright guides. The script remains clean and bold. Ring hook keeper. Cigar grip 5 3/4" in length with a rather slender nose. The cork shows only light soiling. Bright aluminum down-locking reel seat over a walnut spacer. The blued ferrules are size 8/64 and 13/64 with a perfect fit, nice and tight. The rod weighs 3.75 oz. The action is on the medium side of medium-fast. Includes original bag and tube with silver and green foil label.