For sale here is a Payne Model 103 -- 8' 2/2 5-6wt bamboo rod in excellent original condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Chestnut silks and gold tipping. Gold and purple tipping at the winding check and male ferrules. Blued guides. Bronzed ring hook-keeper. The reverse half wells grip is 6" in length with moderate soiling and a few minor scrapes. Also, someone has sanded down or cut the apex at the nose of the grip. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat over a Spanish cedar spacer. The locking ring bears the "Payne" trademark stamp. The blued ferrules measure 13/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 4.60 oz. The rod has a wonderful medium-fast dry-fly action. Includes a replacement bag and the original tube with brass fittings and 50% of the label remaining.
Don't miss out on this original Payne Model 103, a scarce model, ready and waiting for long casts to rising trout.