For sale here is a rare impregnated Orvis "Superlight" 6' 2/1 bamboo spinning rod weighing a svelte 2.60 oz. Serial #1554. Made in 1954 by George Reid and Cal Skinner. The rod is in excellent original condition. Both sections are full length and straight.
Beautiful darkly tempered cane with copper-colored wraps. The script remains clean and bold with only light surface scratches on the varnish. Petite aluminum winding check. The grip is 10" in length with moderate soiling and some light indentations from reel feet. Dual aluminum band reel seat. The nickel silver ferrules are size 11/64 with an excellent fit. The rod has a swift, sensitive action capable of detecting even the lightest strikes. A perfect rod for smaller trout streams and crappie fishing from a dock. Includes the original bag and tube with label 70% remaining. Don't miss out on this killer little spinning rod. Older ultralight bamboo spinning rods are not often seen, grab this one while you can.