Payne Model 204L Bamboo Rod 8'6" 3/2 #4


For sale here is a Payne Model 204L bamboo rod -- 8'6 3/2 4wt weighing 4 1/4 oz. Rod is in excellent plus condition. All sections are full length and straight. Beautiful deep caramel toned cane. Chestnut brown silks with black tipping. Black, gold, and magenta tipping at the winding check, and male ferrules. Ring hook keeper. Elegantly swelled butt. Oxidized hardware throughout. Nickel-silver checks on either side of the western-style grip. Grip is only lightly soiled. Cap and ring reel seat with spanish cedar spacer. The spacer is in wonderful condition showing only slight evidence of use. Stamped on the buttcap is "SOLD BY ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. NEW YORK". Slight wear around the edge of buttcap. Ferrules are size 15/64 and 9/64, the fit is very nice. The rod has been masterfully restored. The ferrules appear to resemble the Payne-style ferrules sold by Bailey Woods. The action of the rod is medium, full-flexing and silky smooth, capable of incredible delicacy! Includes original bag and tube with brass fittings.

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