A handsome 8' 3-piece, 2-tip Thomas and Thomas fly rod for a #3 weight. This one is a "Custom" model, serial #5211. It weighs in at 3 7/8 oz. There is no indication that this rod has ever been cast. The twelve cork western style grip shows no sign of hand soiling. Medium-fast to fast but with a nice full flexing action.
Flawless varnish, oxidized T&T style swiss ferrules, flamed cane. Nickel silver uplocking screw lock is polished bright and has the T&T logo die stamp on the slide. Burl walnut mortised spacer is varnished to a glasslike coat. Clear wraps with brown edges, black wraps at the ferrule. This rod is in a "just arrived from the rod shop" condition and comes with black matt finish tube with brass bottom and top.