For sale here is a beautiful Thomas & Thomas "Classic" 6'6" 2/1 4wt bamboo rod. Serial no. 4981. The rod is in near mint original condition. All sections are full length and straight.
Handsome mottle-flamed cane with a matte impregnated finish. Bright red wraps; black wraps at the ferrules. Blued guides and ferrules. The signature T&T script remains clean and bold. Ring hook keeper. Sculpted nickel silver winding check. Cigar grip 4 7/8" in length with only the slightest of handling marks. Blued nickel silver cap and ring reel seat over a mortised Walnut spacer. The step-down Swiss style ferrules are size 11/64 with an excellent fit. The rod weighs 2.90 oz. Medium fast action.
T&T "Classic" series description:
Classic Series Bamboo rods are built around finely tuned tapers resulting in extremely smooth, medium actions. The impregnated finish creates a rod that is incredibly durable while still pleasing on the eye. These rods are built to be fished and find favor among anglers that seek the joys of bamboo but have no intention of giving their fly rods the 'white glove' treatment. $1950 retail price.
Includes original bag with dowel stiffener and tube with label and fine brass fittings.