Thomas and Thomas Paradigm Fly Rod 8' 2/2 #4


A rare Thomas and Thomas "Paradigm" fly rod,  8' 2-piece 2-tip built for a #4 line. Serial #3756. The listed rod weight is 3 1/2 oz according to the data sticker. Medium to medium-slow action. Used condition. There is a clear wrap from the tip top down to the top snake guide. Medium caramel colored oven-tempered cane in 3 up node configuration. This rod predates the tiger stripe flaming technique.  Excellent varnish. Tan wraps with light brown edges, dark brown at the ferrules with a band of black at the keeper and ferrules and tip tops.  5 1/2" cigar grip with some hand soiling. Varnished walnut cap and ring seat. "Thomas and Thomas, Makers" roller die-stamped on the cap.  Some edge wear to the cap and ring oxidation and to the rear and front cork check. Good ferrule fit. Beige cloth bag with a stiffener and a brushed aluminum tube with brass top and bottom and the T&T data sticker.
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