Paul Young Perfectionist Bamboo Rod 7'6" 2/2 #4/5


For sale here is a Paul H. Young Perfectionist bamboo fly rod -- 7 1/2 4-5wt. Serial #4114, made in December 1963 by Bob Summers. The rod is in excellent+ condition. All sections are full length and straight. Mr. Summers has since partially restored the rod and replaced the grip. No repairs have been made to the cane. 

The rod features the signature PHY mottle-flamed look that appeals to so many. The deep golden/copper wraps blend very well. Blued hardware throughout. The script remains clean and bold. It reads, First flat: "Donald L. Shope" Second flat: A Paul H. Young Co. Rod  Third flat: Perfectionist 7'6" 2 3/4 oz.Fourth Flat: Dec. 1963.With the exception of the original owner's name on the first flat, all of the script is in Bob Summers' handwriting.

Garrison style hook keeper. Full wells grip 6" in length with only lightly soiled and quite smooth cork. Black aluminum dual sliding band reel seat with a mortised cork spacer. The step-down ferrules have a nice and tight fit. The action is medium-fast with of course the well-known parabolic taper. The rod weighs 2.95 oz. Includes the original satin bag showing only light wear as well as the original tube.

One of the best models ever made by the Paul H. Young Rod Co. Grab it here for a great price!


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