For sale here is an impregnated Orvis "Superfine" -- 7'6" 2/2 5wt bamboo rod with a listed weight of 3 1/4 oz. Serial no. 68218. Made in 1973. The rod is in excellent++ condition. All sections are full length and reasonably straight.
The rod features darkly tempered cane with caramel wraps and bright guides. The script remains as clean and bold as the day it was written. The varnish on the script as well as the guide wraps is also in excellent condition. The petite cigar grip measures 4 3/4" in length with only minimal soiling. Dual aluminum ring reel seat over a mortised cork spacer. Aluminum button butt cap. The ferrule fit is excellent. The rod weighs 3.15 oz. Medium-fast action. Though marked as a 6wt a line size down is usually best for older Orvis rods.