Paul Young Bamboo Rod 9'6" 3/2 #9


For sale here is a beautiful and rare three piece Paul H. Young fly rod - 9 1/2 feet in length for a 9 weight line. Three sections with two tips. Excellent plus restored condition. The restoration was performed by the masterful hands of Bob Summers in July of 2014. The rod weighs 6 3/4 oz. The rod was originally built in 1952 and appeared in the PHY catalogs from 1951 to 1955. No serial number as he began numbering rods in 1955. Richly flame-mottled cane with cinnamon wraps. Bright guides and blued ferrules. The script on the rod is in Bob Summers' hand and reads, "Paul H. Young Maker Detroit 52" "9'6" 6 3/4 oz. 6/64 TT GAF." "Refinished by R.W. Summers July 2014". Garrison-style hook keeper. The half wells grip displays some light soiling and a few very minor dents. Black aluminum, uplocking reel seat with a cork spacer. PHY Rod Co. stamp on the butt cap. The Super-Z ferrules are size 20/64 and 14/64. The fit is excellent. Includes replacement bag and tube from Bob Summers. An absolutely stunning flame-mottled rod that many Paul Young collectors crave!

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