Thomas & Thomas Paradigm Bamboo Rod 7' 2/2 #4


For sale here is a beautiful Thomas and Thomas Paradigm - 7' 4wt 2/2 bamboo fly rod. Serial no. 3669. The rod is in excellent+ condition. All sections are full length and straight. The rod features lovely deep honey-toned cane with 3 x 3 node spacing. The wraps are clear with fine cinnamon tipping. There is also a band of black tipping a the winding check and tip-tops. The ferrule wraps are a dark mahogany with black tipping. the tips are marked one and two at the tip-tops as well as the ferrules. Blued hardware throughout, save the bright nickel silver hook-keeper. Handsome swelled butt, a well loved characteristic of many T&T rods. The original owner's name is printed on the butt along with the rod information. Finely turned nickel silver checks. Cigar style grip 5" in length with only light soiling and handling smudges. Cap and ring reel seat with a beautifully grained mortised walnut spacer. There is a small area on the butt cap where the bluing has worn thin, likely from rubbing against the bag. The T&T stamped ferrules are size 13/64, the fit is perfect. the action is medium-fast and feels light and very well balanced in the hand. With delicate tips and the swelled butt this rod would make for a near perfect small stream dry-fly rod, though it does have the backbone should you hook into a larger fish. The rod weighs 3 1/8 oz. Includes original bag with stiffening dowell. Also, includes original fine leather tube with brass T&T badge on the cap. The elegant simplicity of this rod demonstrates why T&T rods have held their esteemed position for so long. Don't miss out on this rod in a rather rare configuration.  

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